The Grande Dixence, an imposing piece of engineering – VS

The Grande Dixence Dam is a concrete gravity dam at the head of the Val d’Hérémence in the canton of Valais. At 285 m high, it is the tallest gravity dam in the world, fifth tallest dam overall, and the tallest dam in Europe. When you stand up at the bottom and face this gigantic […]

The Zip-line Valley in Charmey, one of my son’s favorite! – FR

The Valley of the Zip-lines in Charmey is a super exciting attraction and it’s the first of it’s kind in Switzerland.It’s a great mix of hiking and zip-lines. The course is made of 15 long zip-lines, some over 300 hundred meters long 😲You can chose the 11 zip-line course or the 15, the latter includes […]

Tree Climbing in Parc Aventure, Aigle – VD

Tree climbing has been one of our favorite family activities since early days. And “Parc Aventure” in Aigle has literally seen our son grow and gain confidence since he was 4 years old. We love coming here; we’ve celebrated birthdays, we’ve used it as a workout training field and few weeks ago, our son attacked […]

Fly like a bird on the “First Glider” in Grindelwald – BE

The “First Glider” at Grindelwald is definitely a top adventure. It’s a four passenger bird shaped zip line that flies through the mountain landscape at high speed. My husband and son both preferred to go downhill in a more tranquil manner. So while they rode down in scooters, me and our buddies put on our […]