If you are visiting Munich and really want to get a feel for the city, you have to leave it for a trip to the Alps. Practically everyone in Munich owns a pair of hiking boots and going hiking in the nearby Alps is part and parcel of what it means to live in Munich. […]

As our trip to the Längentalalm with Otto on our back proved to be a success, we were keen to use what remained of the hiking season. Just two weeks later, we were off to Fischbachau for a hike along the Leitzach.

It’s been a very long time since I’ve done a proper hike. In fact last Saturday was the first time I did a serious hike since my snowshoe trip in February 2016! Constantin and I hiked up the Gampenkogel (1,957m) in the Kitzbüheler Alpen. It was great!

The weather in Munich has been stunning for the last few weeks, so it was about time last Sunday that we took the baby carrier out of storage and into the mountains.

Somewhere between Bad Tölz and Lenggries there is a little charming farm hiding at the foot of the Probstenwand – the Hintere Längentalalm. In September when Otto could sit up on his own, we made it the destination of our first hike with a child carrier.

In August last year we were finally off on our second hiking trip with baby Otto. This time we decided for another classic Munich hiking destination – the Tegernsee. The route was short and easy for anyone without a pram and a bit of a hard work for those pushing one. However, it was definitely […]

At the beginning of April, on my birthday, we decided to do something special and give hiking with a pram a go. We packed all the usual supplies, plus nappies, puree, several sets of spare clothes and various blankets, and off we were headed for the train (and bus) to Spitzingsee.