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FERPÈCLE: A stroll to the foot of the Mont-Miné Glacier

FERPÈCLE: A stroll to the foot of the Mont-Miné Glacier

FERPÈCLE: A stroll to the foot of the Mont-Miné Glacier   Ferpècle – Valais – Switzerland, Mont-Miné GlacierI will let you discover another hidden Valais Gem, but only if you promise to keep this place a secret when you visit, and treat it with the greatest respect. This place is a little wonder that must absolutely be preserved. No one …

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 …

Best Photography Spots in the Canadian Rocky Mountains – 24 Spots & MAP

mountain reflection in water, Canadian Rocky

24 of the Best Photography Spots in the Canadian Rockies Sunwapta Falls – Icefields ParkwayThe Canadian Rockies are well known for some of the most spectacular sceneries and breathtaking mountain lakes in the world. Famous glacially fed lakes such as Lake Louise, Moraine and Magalin lakes are the most recognised when the words “Canadian Rockies” are mentioned, and for good …

A Perfect Family Winter Resort in Switzerland – Villars-Gryon – Les Diablerets – Bex

a family in the perfect winter resort Villars-Gryon, Switzerland

A Perfect Family Winter Resort in Switzerland – Villars-Gryon – Les Diablerets Resort Villars-Gryon – Les Diablerets – Bex As we are lucky enough to live in a ski resort in Switzerland, we’re always a bit hesitant to try other ski resorts. Simply, because let’s face it, there is a fair share of gear that needs to be packed up …

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How to spend One Day in Zermatt with Kids

the matterhorn with kids infant

A perfect Day in Zermatt with Kids The Perfect day in Zermatt with KidsWho 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 …

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 …