A beautiful walk during fall with something to do along the way? Discover the Chestnut Trail and collect all the chestnuts you can carry! Continue reading “Hunting Chestnuts Near Lugano – Arosio, Malcantone, Ticino (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)”
If you can’t take the heat, stay out of Lugano. And that’s exactly what we decided to do this weekend when the weather forecast again predicted 30+ degrees Celsius; we went to the San Bernardino Pass! Continue reading “Cooling Down By Going Up – San Bernardino Pass, Graubünden (CH)”
If you have small kids, still in a stroller and you love nature, but are not the person to drag your child up a mountain peak in a back carrier, perhaps consider walking up Monte Bar, part of the pre-alps, located north of Lugano. Continue reading “Hike With Kids And Stroller – Monte Bar, Capriasca, Ticino (CH)”
The thermometer reached 25 degrees for the first time this year last Tuesday and instead of spending the time playing at the local park, we decided to re-visit a tiny village we discovered two years ago when friends took us on a family friendly walk in the area: Braggio. This small village (57 permanent inhabitants) can basically only be reached by a little cable car, that you have to operate yourself! Continue reading “Organic Farm – Braggio, Graubünden (CH)”