hiking & active travel Tag

SWITZERLAND / 17.03.2015

One of the oldest and poshest mountain resorts in Switzerland, Gstaad is more than the gathering place for the international jet set and the high society (famous past and present residents or regular visitors include F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone, actress Elizabeth Taylor, singer Madonna, as well as Prince Charles and Lady Diana).  There’s a side of Gstaad which...

ARGENTINA / 19.02.2015

"We need your help to keep Los Glaciares National Park pristine", says the ranger.  "If we all work together, we'll be able to preserve Los Glaciares as it is for the future generations".Most morning and early afternoon buses arriving from El Calafate stop at the Visitors Centre before reaching El Chaltèn. Passengers are split in...

ARGENTINA / 08.02.2015

It was the perfect day for a hike in the Tierra del Fuego National Park. Sunny and bright, a blue sky dotted with a few clouds making it more dramatic, and the ideal temperature for a walk. I treated myself with a generous breakfast, prepared a couple of sandwiches and water for a picnic stop in a...

FRANCE / 12.06.2014

A narrow gorge carved by the creek, rocks sculpted by the wind and the pine trees towering like silent guardians: the Restonica Valley is simply spectacular.With its dramatic beauty, the Restonica Valley is a must-see in Corsica. Stretching for about 15 km from the pretty city of Corte, the Restonica Valley is one of the most...