The medieval fortress of Chateau de Chillon on the banks of Lake Geneva in Montreux, dates back to the 12th century, or as my children call it, that-time-before-Alexa. In every guidebook and blog post that I read about travels to Switzerland, I was amazed to see that this fortress popped up as a must-visit destination.… Continue reading Chateau de Chillon, Montreux, Switzerland
The Basel Zoo tops as one of the five most favorite things we did during our week in Switzerland. It might seem odd that of all things, a zoo made it on the list, since it is something that is easily found in other cities with pretty much the same collection of animals. Chickens roaming… Continue reading Basel Zoo: A Photo Essay
THE SHORT: Skip Interlaken. Pick Murren. Schilthorn. Grindlewald, First Clif Walk, Playgrounds. THE LONG: If there is only one thing you take away from all of what I have to say about Switzerland, it should be GO SEE THE ALPS! It is hard to put into words how beautiful and majectic they are. In hindsight… Continue reading Swiss Alps: Happiest Place on Earth?