Jason and I traveled by train from Bern to St. Moritz, Switzerland. It was a long trip, but one he and I liked very much as part of our journey was on board the Golden Pass Scenic Train. We weaved through small Swiss villages full of intricately carved wooden buildings and snowy mountains filled with […]
The spa in the Grand Hotel du Lac in Switzerland is very special. It’s small and very private; it feels as though it was reserved especially for you. The spa only has two treatment rooms, one for skin care treatments and one for body treatments. It also has a Hammam (a Turkish bath) and a […]
Bern is the capital city of Switzerland. It is historical and traditional, as well as full of great shopping. During our trip to Switzerland last month, we met up with Maya from the Bern Tourism Board and were given a wonderful guided tour and history lesson of the city.
In Switzerland, as in most of Europe, it is easy to get around. You can choose to drive, fly, or take the train. Most people take the train system, as it’s an efficient form of transportation around the country. Jason and I traveled all over, from Zurich to Vevey to Geneva to Bern and on […]
Vevey, Switzerland. Where is it, and what do they do there? Vevey is a sweet, very interesting part of Switzerland right on Lake Geneva across from Evian and the Swiss Alps. It was the home of Charlie Chaplin and his family for 27 years, it is the crossroads of Europe, and it’s where the Romans […]
Traveling with my husband, Jason, is always an adventure, and one that I enjoy quite a bit. Our current journey is taking us all over Switzerland, where we will visit Vevey, Bern, St. Moritz, and Geneva. There will be lots of train travel from place to place, and I am sure snide remarks and laughter […]
My wife Maralyn and I have been to Switzerland several times. One of our most enjoyable ventures was in 2010, which featured areas such as Appenzell and Lausanne. Today, we enjoyed learning new information about the southern area of Zermatt and the Matterhorn mountain.
Rainbows With his periwinkle blue eyes, chiseled profile, and taut torso, Ivan Volken could grace the cover of any sports magazine. But when Ivan casually mentions, “I’ve climbed most of Switzerland’s highest mountains during the past ten years,” I know today will be no ordinary walk. Our group has gathered at Eggishorn, a popular ski […]