An Unconventional Travel Guide around Penang: 3 Things to do
On my recent trip back to Penang, I had a guest with me. Before the trip, I did an extensive research on what to do, to see and to eat. One can never be starved of information on the internet. Long story short, I found repetitive and less than desirable information – in my opinion […]
Bern Travel Guide (One day in Bern)
One day in Bern – A Travel Guide. Federal Palace of Switzerland / Bundeshaus Bern I spent a good five hours in Bern. I started my visit at 09:00 from Bern’s main station (Bern Hauptbahnhof) Info: I travelled by public transport so I bought the SBB day pass for the city of Bern. Buying a […]
Five-Lake hike at Pizol, Glarus.
First Lake: Wildsee Disclaimer: Although this is a five-lake hike, we saw only 4 lakes. I will explain why we didn’t see the fifth lake. Info: We started our travel with Pizolbahn in Wangs. From Wangs, we took a cable car to Furt. From Furt, we took a ski lift/chair lift to Gaffia. From Gaffia, […]
Braunwald – Glarus, Switzerland
One funicular and a cable car, we reached Grotzenbüel. We did the panorama hiking trail in Braunwald. It’s fairly easy and family friendly. The landscape was amazing that day. Meadow blooming in all it’s glory. In the morning, the skies were so blue and clear. I’ll let the pictures speak for themselves. Info: There are […]
Photographing Nikolina is my new portraiture project. I have been out of touch with portraiture for many years. I think along these years, I find refuge in photographing landscape and nature. Maybe I feel more comfortable not interacting with people? This impromptu photoshoot was a success. The result is a booster for my confidence. I […]
My first skiing experience in Switzerland
Last night, I slept at 8 pm! I woke up this morning at 6 am with muscle pain all over my body like an aftermath of extreme gym session. My first impression of skiing? It is harder than it looks. Friday, 17th March at 05:00 Let’s roll back. After three years of living in Switzerland […]
2 Types of Sunscreen for Hiking
Sunscreen is definitely one of the most hiking (and daily) essentials. Some people wear it only in summer but we wear sunscreen regardless which season it is because the sun in the mountains can be very strong. We have 5 bottles of sunscreen at the moment. I was quite sure we have 6 but I […]
Secret Life of Atzmännig
Destination: Atzmännig Time: ca. 1 – 2 hours I took these pictures when we were on our HalloxChasingWaterfalls streak. It was an impromptu trip. We wanted to go hiking but plans changed and we went to Atzmännig instead. We were here a few times before – to look for gold. Well, did we find any? […]
Spitzmeilenhütte – Glarus, Switzerland.
Starting: Maschgenkamm 2007m Destination: Spitzmeilenhütte 2087m Distance: ca. 20 km Elevation: ca. 80m Time: ca. 9:00:00 I am writing this throwback post on the first day of Autumn (I presume!) because apparently yesterday was the last sunny day of Summer. We went to Spitzmeilenhütte again two weeks ago. The last time I was there, I […]
One off the list: Rheinfall, Munot & Schauffhausen Altstadt.
Starting: Zürich Destination: Rheinfall, Munot & Schauffhausen Altstadt Time: 1 day. I have a Swiss travel list. A list of places in and around Switzerland I wish to visit before this year ends. Rheinfall is on my list of travels. I am glad that we finally get to ticked it off the list. Sometimes it […]