Category: Europe

Belchenflueh hike

See the alps from Baselland Not all of Switzerland is equally mountainous, but fortunately, the area around Basel offers some beautiful hikes. One of them is the hike from Langenbruck (meaning long bridge)  to the Belchenflueh summit. You easily get there by car or by bus (Postauto).  It’s a 4.5 km hike covering 400 m of […]

Harder Kulm hike

Short but rewarding hike One of my favourite fitness-hikes in Switzerland is the steep trail from Unterseen up to the Harder Kulm. Yes, that’s where the Brienzergrat hike ends, and you get stunning views of Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau if the weather is good enough. How to get there There are several trails up to […]

Camino Portugues

When we hear pilgrimage, we tend to think of religious people on their way to a holy place, often walking a troublesome way to get their sins forgiven. But this is not the only way this can be done. I’m not religious and walked the Camino Portugues from Porto to Santiago de Compostela for other […]