Category Archive: Tips

Up the hill

A great outdoor Saturday, escaping the heat of the city. Once a year my extra sportive friend who runs 10 km almost daily forgets about her sportive ambitions and adapts her step to mine as we… Continue reading

It is not my fault – it is in my genes

But aren’t you happy with where you live? Yes I am happy, and trust me, I really thought about it a lot. Self-finding books, meditation and other means to find my inner happiness are… Continue reading

Day trip to paradise

Switzerland is not known for its high temperature and when we get a few days like we’ve had for the last week we are over the moon at first. 30°C, 32°C, 35°C, 38°C… Then… Continue reading

L (ove) Y (ou) O (fficially) N (ow) – LYON

A trip to France was the idea for a long weekend ahead. It was supposed to start on May 1st. Strasbourg and Arles were on my list until I was told that going anywhere in… Continue reading

Finally…girls’ weekend again

What were we thinking when deciding to get up before 5am to catch a flight? Certainly not how tired we would be once the day would come to an end. The ones who read my… Continue reading

Lost Hills and Carmel Dolphins

After our “city of too much” experience we had plans to drive through the Death Valley and check out the Yosemite National Park. However Death Valley was far too hot and we were told that… Continue reading

First stop: LOS ANGELES

  Americans living in big towns like New York, L.A. or San Francisco are used to see their familiar surroundings, streets and buildings regularly in movies they watch. If you are from another corner… Continue reading

My Apologies – Mes Excuses

Armed robbery of a jewelry shop in downtown Geneva, the robbers fled over the highway, direction Lyon. Carjacking in Lausanne, police followed the carjackers and lost them in the suburbs of Lyon. A… Continue reading

Switzerland’s South – Ascona

You can find this lovely place in the Italian speaking part of Switzerland. Italian is one of the four Swiss official languages – just in case you did not know.  

Kloster Fischingen: worth a visit

As you already know, my favourite place in Switzerland (on Earth and without even having seen all the others yet), is Zermatt. But Zermatt is not the only lovely place to see in this… Continue reading