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Andrew Erskine

Founder

Andrew is a founder and the SeeEO of the company. Andrew leads the way on the development on all our sites and is responsible for the smooth running of the business.

Andrew has over 20 years experience in managing software development, having worked for Nat West and J.P Morgan before starting Powderblue and SeeTheWorld. 

Destinations visited

Ireland (Belfast, Dublin, Donegal, Galway, Kerry, Cork), Wales (Cardiff, North), Scotland (Edinburgh), France (Corsica, Perpignan, Brittany, Savoie, Haute Savoie),  Italy (Cilento, The Lakes, Puglia), Spain (Barcelona, Costa Brava, Mallorca, Valencia), Portugal (Porto, Algarve), Turkey (Ölüdeniz), The Netherlands (Amsterdam), Sweden (Varmland), Norway (Oslo), US (New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Denver), Canada (Toronto, Banff, Vancouver), Greece (Paxos), Slovakia (Jasna), Australia (Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide, Cairns), New Zealand (Auckland, Wellington, Queenstown), Switzerland (Geneva, Verbier), Chile (Patagonia), Peru, Bolivia

Also see: Explore Val d'Isere, France

Favourite destinations

If the weather is good then the West coast of Ireland is nearly unbeatable with lovely white sandy beaches, beautiful scenery, fabulous food, great activities for the whole family and welcoming hosts. Really the recipe for any good holiday. 

Travel inspiration

Even as a young boy on family holidays we went off the beaten track. This lust to see and experience new places away from the crowd has always stayed with me. I often enjoy planning the trip as much as the time on it. Travel is such a great opportunity to meet new people and broaden your horizon. Something hopefully my two boys will carry on as a family tradition.

Memorable travel experience

Just before we got married my wife and I went on a fantastic trip to Patagonia (Chile). We experienced the luxury of the Explora Hotel over looking the magnificent Torres del Paine, and then took a three day horse ride into the wilderness where we did some ice climbing on the Soller glacier and then helped some local gauchos round up cattle. Indepedent travel in style ! 

Destination checklist

The key ingredients really change on who is going with you. If you have children then the checklist does change, often for the better !! Our ideal holiday is somewhere that has lots of outdoor activities, stunning scenery, fabulous restaurants, and local inside knowledge.

Also see: Practical Info for Val d'Isere, France

Top tips

My top tip would be to thoroughly research the destination before booking your holiday.

Also see: FAQs for Val d'Isere, France

Travel buddies

We have two boys aged 10 and 12, so lots of outdoor activities and of course WIFI is now obligatory.

Also see: You & Val d'Isere

Favourite places to drink

I like bars with a view and excellent service. Nothing more relaxing than sitting outside feeling the last heat of the sun on your face whilst sipping a refreshing cold drink with great company to share it with.... and relax.

Find My Bar

Favourite places to eat

Where the locals eat. Always a great sign you are going to get a fabulous meal and an experience to remember.

Book My Restaurant

Favourite places to stay

As a family we like our space. So we like to stay in villas and cottages where we can as a family really relax without worrying about the neighbours. 

Also see: Accommodation in Val d'Isere, France

Sports & activities

I enjoy cycling and recently rode from London to Paris in 24 hours. A great way to keep fit and also absorb the countryside.

In my spare time I also coach and manage both a junior cricket and football team. Incredibly rewarding seeing the boys enjoy and benefit from their participation in these team sports.

Book My Things To Do

Mission at SeeTheWorld

My mission is to build a network of destination sites that I would use. Local knowledge with the best deals. It might be a small world though what a wonderful and diverse place it is.


Location: Chamonix - Centre

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