Hiking the 5 Lakes Walk in Zermatt

Out of all the hikes I did in Switzerland, this one was my favorite! If you're going to be in the Zermatt area during the warmer months, you can't miss this hike. Drew and I got an early start, and we recommend you do, too. We took a funicular up to Sunnegga where we stopped... Continue Reading →

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Riffelseeweg Hike in Zermatt

During our stay in Zermatt, Drew and I did the Riffelseeweg hike, which is revered as the best and most picturesque hike in Zermatt. Unfortunately for us, the weather was overcast and foggy the day of our hike, so we were cheated out of the amazing views in the Alps. We started the day by... Continue Reading →

Hiking in Berner Oberland

While in the Berner Oberland region, we knew that we had to hit the trails and enjoy the beauty of the Swiss Alps. Drew and I were staying in Wengen, so we took a gondola that was directly across from our hotel up to Männlichen. The fare was 23 CHF, but we used our Swiss... Continue Reading →

Visiting Jungfraujoch

While based in Wengen, Drew and I decided to visit Jungfraujoch. Jungfraujoch is set above the largest glacier in the Alps, between two 4,000 meter peaks, Jungfrau and Mönch. It is also home to  the highest railway station in Europe at an elevation of 11,332 feet. Visiting Jungfraujoch is both a commitment of time and money.... Continue Reading →

Visiting Mount Pilatus

Since Drew and I started our trip in Lucerne, we knew visiting Mount Pilatus was an absolute must. We had a full day set aside for our adventure to Mount Pilatus, so we elected to do what is called "the golden round trip." This meant that we took a boat, a cogwheel train, and a... Continue Reading →

Things To Do in Whistler

Over the summer, Drew and I spent some time in Canada. During our trip, we visited Whistler for 4 days and left wishing we had more time! While Whistler is best known for being a winter destination with world-renowned skiing, there are plenty of activities you can enjoy during the summer. Hiking There are so... Continue Reading →

Visiting North Cascades National Park

In July, Drew and I had the opportunity to visit North Cascades National Park. On our drive from Seattle to Vancouver, we ventured out of our way to see North Cascades National Park. While Diablo Lake is beautiful, we were disappointed with our overall experience and felt it was our least favorite National Park that... Continue Reading →

Trail of 10 Waterfalls Hike

As you've probably figured out by now, Drew and I love waterfalls and try to incorporate as many as we can into our hikes. So when we heard about the Trail of 10 Waterfalls hike located in Silver Falls State Park in Oregon, it moved to the top of our list. True to its name,... Continue Reading →

Where To Hike Near Portland, OR

With many of the most popular trails closed in the Columbia River Gorge area due to last year's wildfires, visitors to the Portland area are unsure of where to hike. The good news is Oregon is beautiful and there are so many great, nearby places to hike where you can experience waterfalls, mountains, canyons, and... Continue Reading →

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