Trekking Switzerland’s Alpine Pass Route

I have always been fascinated with the beauty and majesty of the Swiss Alps. About a year ago I decided to embark on an adventure that would allow  me to experience Switzerland up close.  I started  by reading The Alpine Pass Route by author, photojournalist & lecturer Kev Reynolds.  I devoured this book and began […]

October 21st, 2016|Switzerland|

Things to See and Do in Zurich, Switzerland

The first place I take a visitor from out of town is to Winterthur; a treasure trove of art, history and nature. The sixth-largest city in Switzerland, Zurich boasts internationally renowned art collections. Winterthur is a mixture of urban flair and small-town charm.

If you are interested in typical Zurich, Swiss cuisine, try Zürcher Geschnetzeltes.

I’ll bet […]

December 24th, 2010|Switzerland|

Gruyere, Switzerland, What a Trip

Are you visiting Gruyere, Switzerland for the first time? My favorite insider tips and recommendations for visitors to Gruyere, Switzerland in the canton (district) of Fribourg.

If you love Swiss cheese, you’ll want to visit the “Maison du Gruyere” cheese dairy at the foothill of the medieval village of Gruyeres. There you can discover the secrets […]

June 28th, 2009|Switzerland, Travel|