Many people reach out to me looking for advice on visiting Switzerland, in-particular the Swiss Alps. I have created an easy itinerary of what I would recommend on your first visit to Switzerland. If you have more time, of course, I would recommend visiting so much more of Switzerland. But if it is just the … Read more Quick 3-day Itinerary for Switzerland (Swiss Alps)
1. Monte Generoso Mount Generoso offers breathtaking views of both Switzerland and Italy. There are many different hikes leading to the top, most of which you can find here. We have taken the shorter (4 hour) hike from the Bella Vista parking lot. You can take the train from Riva San Vitale, hike from Mendriso, … Read more 5 must-do hikes in Ticino, Switzerland
We have a view of Monte Generoso from our bedroom window and have wanted to hike it for years. Finally, this last weekend we made the climb. Mount Generoso offers breathtaking views of both Switzerland and Italy. We did a bit of research before climbing the mountain. There are a few options to get … Read more Climbing Monte Generoso in Switzerland
Grandpa Steenblik sent us this picture of their family at The Sacré-Coeur. They were living in Holland at the time. Jacob particularly likes the picture of his Grandpa. (far right) *Could someone please tell us who the mystery girl is? More than 40 years later, jackets still required.