Hiking in the Upper Engadin, Listening to cow bells, trying Walnut tarts : Our favorite Summer things to do in St Moritz

St. Moritz, the birthplace of Alpine winter tourism is a holiday resort town in Switzerland and seems like a well kept secret.  It has hosted the Winter Olympics twice and guests from all over the world appreciate the modern Alpine lifestyle and winter sporting opportunities the area provides but you Read More …

Short and Easy Hikes in Maroon Bells, Colorado

With its snow striped mountaintops surrounded by golden aspens, Maroon Bells is perhaps the most photographed mountains in the Rockies.  Visiting the Maroon Bells had been on my wishlist for a while and on a recent college reunion trip, I convinced my friends to make the 2 plus hour drive Read More …

Stubnerkogel : Walking on the highest suspension bridge in Austria

Bad Gastein is an Austrian spa and ski town in the High Tauern mountains south of Salzburg. It’s known for the belle epoque hotels and villas built on its steep, forested slopes. While the area of Bad Gastein has been inhabited and used for things like gold mining for over Read More …

Summer in Vail : Flyfishing, Hikes with Llama, Mountain adventures and things to do in Vail, Colorado

Ever since mountain men and miners strapped sets of boards on their feet to travel in the deep snows of the Colorado Rockies, the area has been a winter haven for Snowboarders, skiers and snowshoeing enthusiasts.  But did you know summer adventures in the mountains are just as fun, if Read More …

Counting Inuksuk, walking on a Suspended Bridge : 10 Top Things to do in Vancouver with Kids

There is no shortage of things to do in Vancouver when you are visiting Vancouver as a family. From bike rides around the park, walking on a suspended footbridge to counting Inuksuk – there are plenty of outdoor activities and indoor attractions and fun things to do in Vancouver with kids. Top Read More …

At the lap of the Himalayas : 6 Best Places to visit in Himachal Pradesh, India

Radically popular and adventurous, Himachal Pradesh is a destination that many travelers long to explore. Abundant with exquisite natural beauty, the name of the state literally translates to “At the lap of the Himalayas”. The majestic and stoic presence of the mighty Himalayas lures in an old world charm that Read More …

Canoeing and Horseback riding : Fun Whistler Summer Activities

Whistler is a town north of Vancouver, British Columbia, that’s home to Whistler Blackcomb, one of the largest ski resorts in North America. Besides skiing and snowboarding, the area offers snowshoeing, tobogganing and ski jumping at the Olympic Park, a venue for the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics. We love spending Read More …