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)”

Family Fun In The Dam – Amsterdam (NL)

Amsterdam, my hometown. Though I really love living in Ticino, Switzerland, I do miss having the variety of a big(ger) city. A big zoo, kids friendly cafes, a library with kids books in your own language, museum and theater activities for kids. Continue reading “Family Fun In The Dam – Amsterdam (NL)”