Featured

Things To Do With Kids Near Lugano, Ascona, Locarno, Bellinzona & Border Area Italy

No matter if you are passing through, stay for a holiday or live in beautiful Ticino, sometimes you need some inspiration on what to do with the kids, for all sunny and dry days, but also for those long rainy or cold days. Continue reading “Things To Do With Kids Near Lugano, Ascona, Locarno, Bellinzona & Border Area Italy”

UNESCO World Heritage site: Castelgrande Bellinzona, Ticino (CH)

Castelgrande (Grand Castle) Bellinzona is only a 30 minute drive away, but somehow we never went. I was under the impression it would make for a nice indoor activity, it being a castle and all: roaming the rooms and halls, seeing what castle live used to be like. Boy was I wrong! It was the total opposite: outdoor and no rooms and halls to visit, but it made for a truly wonderful afternoon nevertheless! Continue reading “UNESCO World Heritage site: Castelgrande Bellinzona, Ticino (CH)”

5 Reasons To Visit The National Science and Technology Museum “Leonardo Da Vinci”, Milan (IT)

Bad weather or not, the National Museum of Science and Technology (Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnologia “Leonardo da Vinci”) in Milano is an amazing, inspirational and day filling place to visit with kids…and adults! Continue reading “5 Reasons To Visit The National Science and Technology Museum “Leonardo Da Vinci”, Milan (IT)”

Travelling With Kids: 4 Tips That Will Make Things Easier!

Holidays with kids. The internet is full of tips and tricks on how to make your travel and holiday with your little sprout easier. Most are helping you deal with fussy kids on long travels, but that’s not the only time you need help. In this post I have collected a few of my personal travel tricks and tips. I hope you like them and can use them well! Continue reading “Travelling With Kids: 4 Tips That Will Make Things Easier!”

Berlin With Kids – Berlin (DE)

Berlin with kids, is that possible? Yes, absolutely! This huge city lends itself perfectly for a nice getaway with the whole family. Continue reading “Berlin With Kids – Berlin (DE)”

Don’t Burn Your Money! Family Fun On A Budget (TI, Switzerland)

Planning on going to Ticino or are you living in this lovely canton with your family and shocked by some of the prices? We can’t make Switzerland cheap, but we can make it cheaper! Ticino has a few discount cards for it’s residents and visitors and we are positive they can even benefit you! Continue reading “Don’t Burn Your Money! Family Fun On A Budget (TI, Switzerland)”

Stepping In Heidi’s Shoes – Heidi Land, Maienfeld (CH)

Step in Heidi’s shoes and relive the story by visiting Heidi Land, the place that inspired Johanna Spyri to write her world famous novel!
Continue reading “Stepping In Heidi’s Shoes – Heidi Land, Maienfeld (CH)”