Italian Mountains, Italy, Mountains, Skiing

Skiing in the Dolomites

The Dolomites are in the Northeastern part of Italy encompassing the provinces of Belluno, South Tyrol, and Trentino. The whole area is actually a UNESCO world heritage site and we were lucky enough to finally make a visit there. We decided we wanted to take a family ski trip this year and, although Switzerland is… Continue reading Skiing in the Dolomites

Mountains, Our family travels, Skiing, Swiss Life, Switzerland


We spent a Saturday on the slopes with some friends the other week. It was foggy and gloomy at home but with a 45 min drive and gondola ride up the mountain, it was blue skies and beautiful. Riding up the old school tow-rope. All strapped on in warm clothes. She's a really good sport.… Continue reading Sattel-Hochstuckli

France, Italy, Mountains, Our family travels, Skiing

Mont Blanc/Monte Bianco

Mont Blanc/Monte Bianco is the highest Mountain in Western Europe at 4,810 m (15,781 ft). The summit of the Mountain is on the French/Italian border.We took a gondola ride up to Aiguille du Midi (highest Vertical ascent cable car in the world) The view from the top was breath-taking (my favorite mountain trip by far).… Continue reading Mont Blanc/Monte Bianco