10 Best Day trips from Salzburg, Austria : Mountain adventures, Lakes and Epic drives

A charming city in Austria with spectacular views of the Eastern Alps, Salzburg is perfectly located for some of the top day trips in Austria.  While the Altstadt (Old Town) is renowned for its baroque architecture, its UNESCO World Heritage site, and breathtaking squares, palaces and gardens it is the perfect Read More …

Road Trip : One week Itinerary for visiting the Spiti Valley in India

Spiti Valley is a desert valley at a high altitude in the mountains of Himalayas, in Himachal Pradesh, India. Spiti means “middle land” gets it name since it separates India from Tibet. Located at an altitude of 12500 ft, Spiti Valley is a part of Lahaul and Spiti district, and Read More …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …