Arolla – Marmot Trail – Sentier des Marmottes

family standing at a photo post on the marmot hike in Arolla

Arolla – Marmot Trail Today we’re taking you on a special hike to introduce Mio the little Marmot, who lives on a Marmot trail in Arolla at the end of Val d’Herens. Situated in the Canton of Valais, this Marmot trail not only offers amazing mountain views, it is also super educational as it explains the life of Mio and …

Arches National Park with Kids – How best to visit

kids sitting in front of the delicate arch in arches national park

Arches National Park with Kids Arches NP, How best to visit with kidsYou’re planning a family trip to the most amazing Arches National Park in Moab, so I am sure you have plenty of questions! Where should I start? What should we visit? How hot will it be? How long should we visit the Arches National Park? How best to …

Hiking in Grimentz-Zinal Cabane du Petit Mountet

mountain petit cabane de Mountet in Zinal, valais

Up at Cabane du petit Mountet , Grimentz ZinalWhy we changed from a planned easy family walk to quite a strenuous alpine hike in Grimentz – Zinal ! That day we camped in Grimentz and the plan was to drive over to the Zinaltal (Valley) in Val D’Anniviers to get an idea for a future visit followed by a small …

Fafleralp to Lauchernalp :: The Lötschental Panoramic Trail

the valley of Lötschental in Valais

Fafleralp to Lauchernalp ::  The Lötschental Panoramic Trail Panoramic Trail Fafleralp to Lauchernalp, SwitzerlandAlthough this hike is not a secret anymore and well known by many, it is still a classic not to be missed when visiting the Valais in Switzerland. With panoramic views over the Lötschental and the majestic Bietschhorn it is another must do when hiking in Valais. The …

The Panorama Hike at Stanserhorn- with Kids

amazing view from the Stanserhorn

The Panorama Hike at Stanserhorn- with Kids The panorama hike at Stanserhorn offers breathtaking views of the Alps, alpine meadows and the lakes central Switzerland has to offer. Located in the Canton of Nidwalden near to the border with Obwalden, you can stand on the peak at 1,898 metres above sea level. I would say it is a lesser known …

Outdoor Greece Itineraries: 2 Mainland & 2 Island Destinations

Greece village at the beach with white houses

Guest Post We’re please to present you another great Greek insider post from Nelios. Carry on reading and find two great Greek mainland and two island itineraries. Outdoor Greece Itineraries: 2 Mainland & 2 Island Destinations If you are planning on travelling to Greece in 2020, our last post about 4 Greek seasonal holidays for active travel with kids, could …

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

A Hike to Lac de Salanfe with Kids 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 …

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 …