Simon’s Seat hike

Since I saw the Yorkshire Dales for the first time, I felt drawn to explore them on foot. These soft, rolling hills and rocky formations glowing in seemingly endless variations of green and reddish-brown have been calling my name for a while. Finally, I followed and went for my first hike on the Moors with […]

Interlaken – the mountains

Interlaken is famous for its location between two lakes. It offers views of the famous three Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau, and the 007 movie location Schilthorn is just a stone-throw away. You can get up to the Jungfraujoch by mountain rail and spend a little fortune doing so. However, despite being marketed as the “Top […]

Interlaken – the lakes

The name “Interlaken” means “between lakes”, and it does what it says on the tin. The location between Lake Brienz and Lake Thun offers lots of options to spend your time on or by the water. Whether you try a kayak tour (e. g. via mountain surf or high tide) or prefer a more leisurely […]

Interlaken – more things to do

Yes, Interlaken is famous for its mountains and lakes, but there is more to do. Here’s a quick collection of things you can do with or without kids.  Ballenberg Swiss Outdoor Museum This is ideal for kids and adults alike. Learn more about the history while strolling past original houses from different areas of Switzerland […]