I Heart This City: Nancy D. Brown’s Lugano, Switzerland

My San Francisco post was fortunate to be featured in National Geographic’s Intelligent Travel blog. Since then, I’ve decided to offer my favorite tips and locations for first-time visitors to select regions.

Here are my recommendations for a trip to Lugano, Switzerland in the canton of Ticino. The first place you’ll want to visit is downtown […]

May 10th, 2009|Switzerland|

What to Pack for a Trip to Switzerland

I’ll be traveling to Switzerland in May for a ten day trip and have already started thinking about my packing list. My last European adventure was a trip via Eurail to Portugal and Spain. I decided to carry my duffle bag and laptop with me on that trip and the duffle bag was a mistake. […]

February 8th, 2009|Switzerland, Travel Gear|

Swiss Family Vacation – What a Trip


Posted by Nancy D. Brown
A favorite European destination, I recently wrote about Switzerland in my What a Trip column for the Contra Costa Times. 
Imagine waking up to a view of Switzerland’s Klein Matterhorn and not having the hotel bill break the bank. Lafayette’s Kate and Christoph Nauer, along with their teens, Andrew, Brian and […]

October 12th, 2008|Switzerland, Travel|