How to spend One Day in Zermatt with Kids

the matterhorn with kids infant

The Perfect day in Zermatt with Kids Who does not know Zermatt and it’s famous Matterhorn? Probably everyone has at least heard of one or the other at least once. But you might also have heard that to get to Zermatt is quite a trip and on top of it, it can get quite costly. It does not have to …

Hiking to Lac de Salanfe – With Kids

chapel with mountain lake

Lac de Salanfe (Lake Salanfe) is a mountain dam (1,925 m) within a dramatic setting overlooked by the Dents du Midi and the dramatic Tour Sallière. Many mountaineers sleep at the auberge by the lake allowing for an early start the next day to accomplish a larger hike or even one of the many multiple day hikes which start from …

Whitepod Eco-Luxury Hotel, A Unique Family Experience

Whitepod eco luxury hotel

Whenever possible we try to stay in special, extraordinary and unique accommodation when out adventuring. This time we found a real gem high up in the Valais Alps in Switzerland. How do you like the sound of sleeping in a “Pod” or to be precise, in a Whitepod? When we discovered the Whitepod Eco Luxury Hotel on a photo on social …

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Switzerland Itinerary on a lesser Budget : 7 – 10 & 14 Days : +Maps

kids standing in front of mountain

I feel you’re thinking, “How on earth is it possible to achieve a Switzerland itinerary on a budget?” I mean, isn’t Switzerland notoriously hovering around the top of the most expensive countries list? Yes, it is! But there are ways of avoiding some expensive and popular areas and planning differently. In this post you will get the best information straight …

Icefields Parkway – Most scenic drive in Canada, (11 Must See Stops + Maps)

Peyto Lake view point

During this post I will introduce the 232 km Canadian Icefields Parkway, known to be the most scenic drive in Canada. Our journey starts at Banff National Park, Lake Louise and heads up north all the way to Jasper National Park in Alberta Canada. You can drive along the Icefields Parkway in both directions from North to South (Jasper to Lake Louise) …

4 Greek Seasonal Holidays for Active Travel with Kids

greek harbour

We teamed up with Nelios who has a great insider knowledge of the Greek islands. Read what they suggest for families that love to get off the beaten path. Acropolis Rock in Athens Acropolis Rock in Athens Athens city – Enjoyable all year round Athens city – Enjoyable all year round For something that is interactively fun, child-friendly and admission …

How to Travel Switzerland on a Budget

family standing on top of mountain

Do you want to travel SWITZERLAND on a budget, but all you have ever heard is how insanely expensive it is? Let me help you here. I will show you how YOU and your family can… Breathtaking Alpine views, where the rich pay millions to have their houses built and railway journeys that make you feel like you’re in a …

Epic Road Trip to Tofino – Vancouver Island

tofino village in sunset lights

With only 205km to cover one would think that this is not really worth calling a road trip as it could be completed within 3 hours. But let me show you something different, because this is an epic road trip to Tofino…. Plan this road trip to Tofino as a whole day activity. Viewpoints and fun easy hikes will cover …

12 Easy Hikes with Kids in Valais, Switzerland

Bisse de Levron, Verbier

The canton of Valais in the south part of Switzerland is a mecca for hikers. Home to many 4000m peaks, glacier crossings and the famous Haute-Route connecting Chamonix /France with Zermatt the choice is immense and sometimes maybe a bit overwhelming. Good to know before you start reading the list: Some of the hiking in Valais is along a “Bisse” Panorama …

Family Hike in Valais along a Theme Trail – La Tzoumaz

Family Hike in Valais

Maison de la Foret – La Tzoumaz Maison de la Foret – La Tzoumaz Situated on a small plateau overlooking the Rhone Valley with views leaving you in awe, awaits a little gem. Looking like a house in a children’s fairy book, the “Maison de la Forêt” – the forest house – itself is an attraction and a worthwhile stop …