This small and charming medieval town on the shores of Limmat river, known for its mineral waters as a wellness destination, is only 20 minutes away from Zurich by train and is perfect for a short weekend trip. Read More
Looking back on 12 months full of ups and downs, adventures, and milestones in my new home. Read More
Waking up to a view of the Matterhorn from your window is a dream. Even now that I’ve done it, looking at these photos still feels like another reality.
For our one night stay in Zermatt, we booked a room at Hotel Bristol. It was my first time in this part of Switzerland and I did a lot of research to find the kind of place that would give us lasting memories. I wanted it to be a cozy hotel with character, an authentic alpine vibe, a spa and, of course, a view, and this small family-run hotel had it all. Read More
From Zermatt to St. Moritz, an 8-hour train adventure between two world famous Swiss destinations, across 300kms of mountain landscapes, bridges, viaducts and tunnels in the stunning scenery of the Swiss Alps. Here are my impressions and tips from our December winter-wonderland travel on the Glacier Express, a trip that I wanted to do from the moment I heard it exists.
I love fall, pumpkins, and Halloween, and no matter where in the world I live, I try my best to celebrate October in full color and costume. So you can imagine how excited I was to find that there is a sprawling farm overlooking Pfäffikersee, that is filled with thousands of pumpkins of various shapes and forms, and you can get there with a direct 30 min train from Zürich 🙂 Read More
If you follow people who live in Switzerland through Instagram, you will without a doubt come across the classic picture of the Aescher Berggasthaus. Carved into the mountain, this little wooden house, with a pointy roof and a panoramic patio, looks too good to be true. But a pleasant 20-minute descent from the Ebenalp peak down the path that goes through fields and a cave, on the last curve, you walk right into this postcard view.
When I moved to Zürich in January, everyone said – “Oh, you just wait until summer – this city comes alive”. Read More