Vallemaggia, located in the most southern part of Switzerland, has some truly magnificent villages to explore. Think Lord of the Rings — enchanted villages……something straight out a fairytale. This idyllic area makes for the perfect place to explore.Read more
The James Bond “Golden Eye” movie helped to make this valley famous with a bungee jump scene off the Verzasca Dam. However, this valley isn’t famous only because of Hollywood, as Valley Verzasca has become a highly attractive place for tourists.Read more
If thinking outside of the box and solving clues peaks your interest, then I have the perfect activity for you: An Outdoor Escape Room. I first heard of Escape rooms years ago when we were visiting the states. My kids were keen to try it out, so we gave it a go, and I was happily surprised to see what an entertaining experience it was.Read more
After years of living in Lugano, I figured it was about time I hiked Monte Brè. More than once I’ve been told that Monte Brè has some of the best views over Lugano, and that I never doubted. But now I can concur, Monte Brè offers breathtaking views.
You have a few options when hiking Monte Brè. First, you can hike up or down. As we only had the morning to hike we opted for the easier hike, going down. The 5.5 km (3.4 miles) hike down Monte Brè was fairly straight forward with well marked out hiking paths along the way. It took us about 1.5 hours to hike down.
I think I may have found my new favorite hike in Ticino. Last week I did a hike with some friends and fell in love with the area. The hiking route was absolutely gorgeous, much of it was above the tree line passing by three amazing alpine lakes: Lago Tremorgio, Lago di Leit and Lago di Morghirolo.Read more