For your perfect first night in Switzerland, stay at Schwarzwaldalp. Caring hosts, great food, and cozy rooms refresh and inspire. And the trails just outside are ready for you to start your alpine hiking tour in style!
The Bernese Oberland is set up for family adventures, and not just for the 7 year old who kicked my butt on a Bernese Oberland Tour tour a few years ago, but as a mother of a non-stop wound-up and sassy two year old, it’s the perfect place for a family adventure of any shape Continue Reading →
The Aletsch Glacier is the largest glacier in the Alps. It’s a massive river of ice 14 miles long and 3000 ft thick at Koncordiaplatz, its thickest point. This is what people travel to Jungfraujoch to see, stretching out from the Jungfrau in the Bernese Oberland down toward Valais. It’s spectacular. Oh yeah, it’s pretty Continue Reading →
The twin cities of Ascona and Locarno is one of the most significant bases to start your adventure from in Ticino. The Maggia river separates Ascona and Locarno which serves as an entry point to the regions abundant valleys which are easily accessible by Post Bus using your Ticino Ticket, a Swiss Pass rail pass or simply purchasing Continue Reading →
Switzerland is home to so many different cultures and landscapes, all housed within a small border that is barely 3 times larger than Los Angeles County. When thinking of Switzerland many things immediately come to mind – chocolate, cheese, tall mountains and precise time! But something that you may not think of is palm trees. Continue Reading →
For my first few years coming to the Alps, I thought of Lucerne as something of a quick stop on a larger tour of Switzerland – a place to see, but not necessarily to linger. But the more time I spend here, the more I realize just how much this whole area has to offer. Continue Reading →