Hiking in the Upper Engadin, Listening to cow bells, trying Walnut tarts : Our favorite 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 …

Visiting Maroon Bells Colorado in Summer

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

  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, Read More …

Photo Diary from Jungfrau, Top of Europe Train ride and Summer Snow

Interlaken, situated in between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz, is a jumping off point for exploring the Bernese Oberland. We went to the Jungfrau region that has green mountain valleys, alpine lakes, rushing waterfalls, sparkling streams, brilliant wildflowers, villages with no cars, and a range of majestic snow-covered peaks. Trains Read More …

Canoeing and Horseback riding : 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 …

On the Golden Round trip in Lucern

On the first day in Lucern we went on a Golden Round trip, to see the amazing panoramic views of the Alps! The ride involves a boat trip on Lake Lucerne, then a ride on the world’s steepest cogwheel railway to – From Alpnachstad to Pilatus Kulm, the world’s steepest cogwheel railway Read More …