As with all railway journeys, there was something childishly exciting when we boarded the train to Lugano. We spread out and let the gentle motion of the train rock us while we savored stunning views. It’s a cliché to say it, but the sheer physical sensation of going somewhere is always powerful and exhilarating.
Like any good witch
Benefiting on the one hand from its picturesque location on Lake Lucerne and its practical proximity to the Alps, and on the other hand from sights such as the historic Chapel Bridge, Lucerne is sure to have you under her spell. Like any good witch, it takes your mind and soul and demands your full...
Bürgenstock on Lake Lucerne. This is Switzerland. Enjoy fairy-tale-like views.
The greatest legacy we can leave to our kids is happy memories.
Cable car paradise
Switzerland is a cable car paradise. There are over 200 cable cars that come in various shapes and sizes. And then, there are the ones where you need to have a little bit of a courage – like the Cabrio one we took up Mt Stanserhorn. It is opened and you almost fly above the...
The Alpine world
In Switzerland, the Alpine world is never far away. The cool Alpine breeze. The lush Alpine meadows. The snow-covered endless kilometers of the Alpine mountain ranges. The crystal-clear Alpine lakes.
Standing on the top of Mt Stanserhorn was like a balm for my spirit. Out there, in the mountains, we discover peace, a sense of melancholy, and the balance of body, mind, and soul.
The urban center of Switzerland
Zürich was fabulous. Although it’s one of the most expensive cities to visit in Europe, it’s also considered as one of the most beautiful. So, we spent the day exploring every inch of its Old Town. Nestled around its historic heart were guild houses, churches, squares, and hidden-away places. While on Bahnhofstrasse – one of...