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Trekking Switzerland’s Alpine Pass Route

Kathy Wharton & Lynda Sorrick 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 [...]

2017-08-24T08:46:42+00:00 October 21st, 2016|Europe, Switzerland|

Things to See and Do in Zurich, Switzerland

Grossmünster Church and Fraumünster Church along River Limmat, 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. [...]

2017-08-24T08:46:42+00:00 December 24th, 2010|Europe, Switzerland, Things To See and Do|

Gruyere, Switzerland, What a Trip

Swiss Countryside photo taken from medieval village Gruyeres. Photo by Nancy D. Brown 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 [...]

2017-08-24T08:46:43+00:00 June 28th, 2009|Europe, Switzerland, Travel|

Nancy D. Brown’s Schwyz, Switzerland

Myten mountains in Schwyz, Switzerland Are you visiting Schwzy, Switzerland for the first time? My favorite tips and locations for visitors to Schwyz, Switzerland. The first place I take a visitor from out of town is to the main square of Schwyz where you can see the beautifully painted historic town hall. Here you [...]

2017-08-24T08:46:43+00:00 June 15th, 2009|Europe, Switzerland, Travel|

Nancy D. Brown’s Entlebuch, Switzerland

Cows graze in the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, Entlebuch, Switzerland Are you looking to experience natural Switzerland? These are my favorite tips and locations for first-time visitors to Entlebuch, Switzerland. The first place I take a visitor to Entlebuch is to the UNESCO biosphere reserve. Here you may get on a mountain bike or [...]

2017-08-24T08:46:44+00:00 June 8th, 2009|Europe, Switzerland, Travel|