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The Ultimate Switzerland Packing List

If you’re heading over to Switzerland, you’re going to need to pack well to take full advantage of visiting this insanely beautiful country! Once you’ve planned your itinerary (check out some of my favourite day trips in Switzerland!) and you’ve figured out what activities you want to do, you’ll need to get packing! After living part...

Carnethy Hill and Turnhouse Hill Pentlands Walk: GPX files & everything you need to know!

The Pentland Hills Regional Park is my favourite escape from Edinburgh. Easily accessible by bus, getting into the Scottish lowlands only takes around 40 minutes from Scotland’s capital. The Carnethy Hill and Turnhouse Hill Pentlands Walk is one of the best walks in the Pentlands! Here’s everything you need to know before you go. The Carnethy Hill and...

Is Jungfraujoch worth it?: The honest truth

Jungfraujoch (pronounced yoong-frow-yock) is one of Switzerland’s most well-known and expensive tourist attractions! Located in the Alps, it lays between the Jungfrau and Mönch mountains. You can take a train up to the Jungfraujoch, where there’s a whole station of activities and insane viewpoints of mountains, glaciers, and the valleys beneath you...

Exploring the Bisse du Torrent Neuf – One of Switzerland’s most beautiful hidden gems!

The Bisse du Torrent Neuf walk is an incredible day trip to do in Switzerland. Bisses, only found in the Valais region of Swtizerland, are irrigation channels used to bring water from high mountains down to the fields and vineyards. They’re often built along mountainsides, which has made bisses a tourist attraction in recent days. The Bisse du Torrent Neuf...

The Charles Kuonen suspension bridge hike: Randa’s best day hike

The Charles Kuonen suspension bridge hike takes you along the world’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge! This hike includes whimsical forests, incredible glacier views, and of course, the amazing bridge! Not for those afraid of heights, this is one of Randa’s most adventurous day hikes. Here’s everything you need to know about this hike. This...

The Ultimate Guide to the Mount Pilatus Hike

Hiking up Pilatus is an incredibly rewarding experience with beautiful viewpoints, an excellent finish, and a whole lot of uphill. There are plenty of ways to reach the top of Pilatus, but I loved the experience of hiking to the top. Because of the many ways to reach the peak, the Mount Pilatus hike isn’t too busy, so you get to enjoy more secluded nature...

Ebenalp’s Ultimate Schäfler Ridgeline Hike: WASSERAUEN – SEEALPSEE – SCHÄFLER

Ebenalp is such a stunning (and underrated) destination in Switzerland. My last post outlines the hike from Wasserauen to Seealpsee, which is a beautiful beginner hike that takes you up to a beautiful vibrant turquoise alpine lake. We decided to actually go a bit further and take the difficult trail up to Schäfler, an insane ridgeline that overlooks Austria and...

Wasserauen to Seealpsee Hike – INSANE alpine lake views!

The Wasserauen to Seealpsee hike is an incredible way to head up to Ebenalp. Seealpsee is a breathtaking alpine lake in Switzerland. Located on the border of Austria and Germany, Seealpsee is a popular spot in the Apenzell region. In the summertime, people head up to the lake to sunbathe, enjoy a picnic lunch, and even swim (though the mountain water is freezing!)...