Switzerland

Land of cheese, chocolate, the best bread you’ll ever taste, and the most pristine beauty. Switzerland is a country I’ve visited again and again!

Switzerland

  • How to Plan Long-term Travel in Europe - I got a question from a fellow female traveler recently about how to manage traveling in Europe for four months. Or should she spend two months in Europe and two months in Southeast Asia? Well, those are excellent questions, and I have some strong opinions about that!
  • 6 Winter Days in Switzerland and Liechtenstein - Looking for a winter wonderland? One that's really fairytale material? Look no farther than Europe! My sweet husband Steve and I had a fun and unexpectedly exciting time in Switzerland and Liechtenstein this past January, and we highly recommend the experience! Here's an itinerary for your own trip to this Alpine winter playground!
  • What Women Pack for Winter in Europe - It's the dream! Winter in Europe is full of snowy mountain villages, Christmas markets, world-class ski and winter sports resorts, and in some countries... reindeer!
  • Solo Travel: Switzerland - It's an incredibly safe place to travel solo, even for women, and I've been back many times since that first trip! Here's everything you need to know to start planning your solo trip to gorgeous Switzerland!
  • Snow Hiking in the Alps - I'll admit that I'm a little bit of a contradiction: I hate the cold, but I love the snow! My sweet husband and I both enjoy hiking anywhere we find ourselves in the world. And since this is the Year of Active Travel, I thought I'd do a little write up on the ins and outs of snow hiking!
  • What to Eat in Switzerland - It's What I Ate Wednesday! This week it's all about the incredible cheeses, chocolates, breads, and more incredible foods Switzerland has to offer!
  • Winter Packing for Men: Switzerland and Liechtenstein - We just got home from an amazing time in Switzerland and Liechtenstein. I've already let you in on my wardrobe and winter packing tips for ladies, but boys need to keep warm, too!
  • What to Know Before You Visit Switzerland - If you’ve been following along on Instagram or Facebook, you know my sweet husband and I just got back from a whirl-wind trip in Switzerland and Liechtenstein! This was not the first time in Switzerland for either of us; in fact, we got engaged here in December 2013! This was our first time back in over four years.
  • Winter Packing for Ladies: Switzerland and Liechtenstein - This week it's all about packing lightly but warmly--I'm off to Switzerland and Liechtenstein for some wintry fun!
  • What I Ate: Iconic Eats - When one thinks of England, they think of Big Ben... and fish 'n chips. When one thinks of Hawaii, they think of hula girls... and pigs roasted in the ground! Come along with me on a culinary adventure of the most iconic foods I've ever eaten--so far!

Swiss Train Travel

  • An Amended Glacier Express Experience - Steve and I had a unique experience on the Glacier Express. This was a bit of a special situation, as Switzerland is having a highly unusual winter season, with more snowfall than they’ve had in 30 years!
  • How to Book the Glacier Express - Steve and I recently took a romantic (though altered!) journey through the Swiss Alps! We took the scenic Glacier Express, and while it was a journey to remember, knowing how to purchase our seat reservations was a little confusing! So I sifted through the information for you and have made up this quick guide to making sure you get the right ticket on the right train
  • How to Plan Train Travel in Switzerland - For someone who hasn't been on a train in years, making plans for a scenic journey through the Swiss Alps was anything but a walk in the park. But never fear! I sifted through all the details for you and put together this guide to make YOUR train trip through beautiful Switzerland easier!

St. Moritz

  • Overnight in St. Moritz - High up in the Swiss Alps, where the people speak Romansch and the snow falls in stark white beauty, lies a small village with a significant history. Beginning in 1846, St. Moritz became the original winter vacation destination. Since then it has hosted two Winter Olympic Games and become a winter resort city with high-end shops and stunning views.

Zermatt

  • 9 Things to Do in Zermatt - I just got back from a beautiful, wintry trip to Switzerland and Liechtenstein! This was my first time to Zermatt, home of the famous Matterhorn, and though we were only there about a day and a half, we had such a great time! Here are 9 things to do on your trip to Zermatt, Switzerland!
  • What to Know Before You Visit Zermatt - I’m letting you in on my top travel tips! This week it’s all about the world-famous resort town of Zermatt: home of the Matterhorn and Alpine charm! Here are the things you need to know to make the most of your trip.

Zurich

  • What to Know Before You Visit Zurich - It's Travel Tip Tuesday! Steve and I recently took a trip to Zurich, and while it was one of our most laid-back trips ever, we still learned a lot! Check out our top tips for your next trip to Zurich.
  • Romantic Things to Do in Zurich - I planned for there to be 10 romantic things, but between the hot teas, the Alka-seltzer Plus, the authentic Ricola, and the much-needed rest, we decided in this case, quality beats quantity. So here's the short list of essential romance to be had in Switzerland's financial capitol!
  • Hiking Uetliberg Mountain, Zurich - I love a good hike! Even when my husband and I visit major cities around the world, if there's a place to hike nearby, we will find it. So I was delighted to find out there's a hike up a mountain just a short tram ride away from the Zurich City Center. Here's everything you need to know to hike it yourself on your next trip to Zurich.
  • What to Eat in Zurich - Switzerland's financial capital is a mix of everything: history, architecture, nature, big city, small town, and more, and all of that comes through in their food options. Check out what we ate on our recent trip!
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