Snowshoe Trails in Switzerland

Snowshoeing is a wonderful way to explore the mountains in winter. Compared to the sometimes very busy ski slopes, the snowshoe trails are rather quiet.

Summer Hiking Fun with Kids

If you are not the modern athlete racing up mountains to collect peeks, but still you like to spend your time outdoors. Let’s say you are also not in physical top form and you travel with young children, but you are just looking for a pleasant afternoon in the mountains, then Hoch Ybrig is a destination you should take a closer look at.

Driver’s Seat: Climbing Klausenpass by car

Mama loves to drive. Oh yes, I do! I am always up for a road trip. Especially when it offers fun to drive and lots of stunning view points along the way. Taking our little Mazda convertible out to tackle the mountains on a great day ranks pretty high on my weekend favorites. Luckily, I…

Nude Hiking. Is this a new trend? Really?

Today, I will share a rather funny story instead of providing you with a true must-not-miss Switzerland travel tip. Or maybe you think differently? I don’t know. I leave that up to you. Recently, we visited the town of Appenzell during one of our weekend road trips. The Kanton (province) of Appenzell and the town…

Whisky Trekking in Switzerland

Switzerland is not necessarily known for its whisky. But that’s wrong. Locher, one of the local Appenzell beer breweries, started making whisky back in 1999. Today, Locher sells six different types of Säntis malt. And they came up with a brilliant idea: The Whisky Trek around the Appenzell Alps.