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Winter Packing for Men: Switzerland and Liechtenstein

Updated April 2020. It’s What I Wore Wednesday! Or rather, What He Wore Wednesday. If you’ve been following along on Facebook and Instagram, you know 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… Continue reading Winter Packing for Men: Switzerland and Liechtenstein

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What to Know Before You Visit Switzerland

Happy Travel Tip Tuesday! 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… Continue reading What to Know Before You Visit Switzerland

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Winter Packing for Ladies: Switzerland and Liechtenstein

Updated April 2020. It’s What I Wore Wednesday, friends! This week it’s all about packing lightly but warmly–I’m off to Switzerland and Liechtenstein for some wintry fun! Packing for cold weather destinations is often daunting. How will you ever fit all those layers and heavy gear into a carry-on?! Well, here’s how I did it,… Continue reading Winter Packing for Ladies: Switzerland and Liechtenstein

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What I Ate: Iconic Eats

Originally published in August 2017. Updated April 2020. It’s a very special What I Ate Wednesday… It’s my birthday! This year I’m celebrating with some of my favorite and most iconic “eats” around the world. When one thinks of Paris, they think of the Eiffel Tower… and a macaron. When one thinks of England, they… Continue reading What I Ate: Iconic Eats

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10 Photos to Inspire Your Trip to Switzerland

It’s Faraway Friday! This Friday we are seriously crushing on Switzerland–a land of Alps, cheese, chocolate, and bread you just wanna shove in your carry-on to enjoy at home! Here are 10 of my favorite photos from a country I once considered my home away from home! 10. Awesome Water Fountains Did you know you… Continue reading 10 Photos to Inspire Your Trip to Switzerland

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Three Fast Days in Switzerland

As usual, three days in Switzerland went by in a flash! Holger, the preacher at the church here, picked me up from the airport Wednesday afternoon and dropped me off with Rosanna, one of the ladies from church. It was so nice to catch up! We made lunch and went for a walk to a… Continue reading Three Fast Days in Switzerland

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Gute Morge!

Originally published 27 August 2011. Gute Morge! (“Goo-ta Mor-ga” for all us non-Swiss German speakers!) Wednesday morning I got up and heard about the earthquake in Richmond/DC, and I’m kind of bummed I missed it! Now comes Irene–not sorry I’m missing that! Thankfully I have a friend checking on my house. Here’s hoping for no… Continue reading Gute Morge!

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Turkey and Swiss

Originally published 23 August 2011 Merhaba, arkadaşlar! (Hello friends!) Here I am in Turkey, having just heard about the earthquake in DC. Sorry I missed it, but praying everyone and everything is safe! So begins my “Turkey and Swiss” adventure. =) Interesting Turkish Hotel tidbit: Saving Electricity So I was having trouble turning on the lights… Continue reading Turkey and Swiss

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Swiss-German Lessons

Originally Published 30 November 2010. Well hello again! I’m back from my Swift Swiss adventure, but if you’d like to come along, I’d like to take you on the rest of the trip with me (partly because I know a few people who will be very upset if I don’t!). Tuesday morning, Francie and I… Continue reading Swiss-German Lessons

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The Black Forest

Originally published 27 November 2010. Guten Morgen–Good morning! I hope you’ve all had a fabulous Thanksgiving and you are not uncomfortably full two days later. =) Monday was… a Deutschland (Germany) adventure! I was still at Holger and Francie Kock’s home, and I thought it would be cool to go to Germany with them, since… Continue reading The Black Forest