Walk the Tour de Monte Rosa (TMR) route through Italy and Switzerland to experience an unfolding gallery of panoramic mountains, quaint villages, and idyllic streams. Read more about hiking hut-to-hut along this ancient trade route.
While hiking the Alps in the summer months, I’ve often found myself in what feels like an unending walk uphill, where – as much as I love hiking – the more I pick up my feet, the taller the mountain seems to get. Although my logical brain is happy enough to take a breath, look Continue Reading →
Courmayeur is one of our favorite stops on the Tour du Mont Blanc – classy and atmospheric, with great views and a pedestrian-only main road. The attractive wood and stone architecture almost has a medieval feel to it. Most of our itineraries include two nights in Courmayeur so you can slow down and appreciate the 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 →
One of the things I always share with people about the Alps is that while in this part of the world you are surrounded by non-stop postcard worthy photo opportunities. The Alps are strikingly beautiful. With that said, the biggest constraint on capturing these photos is the photography skills behind the camera — at least Continue Reading →