Category Archive: Travel

California’s disease

Sunday morning 6:15 and I am awake…on a Sunday morning!!! I guess this is what I had to expect. After a total of 15 hours traveling, interrupted airplane sleep and having lived for 3… Continue reading

Switzerland from A – Z: C like CH

Have you ever booked a hotel room in Switzerland and were wondering why the currency abbreviation for Swiss Francs was  CHF in front of the amount? Or when driving through Switzerland why the car stickers show CH?… Continue reading

Switzerland from A – Z: B like Bern

Admit it, if I ask you to find a word starting with B and related to Switzerland you would think of…BANKS, of course! Well, so much has been said about Swiss banks lately, that… Continue reading

Switzerland from A – Z: A like August 1st

Obviously I was aware that Switzerland is small, but I did not really know how small until I read a newspaper article this morning: Switzerland only covers 0,03% on planet earth and would fit… Continue reading

Surprising Travel Companions

  Los Angeles, Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, Las Vegas, Yosemites, San Francisco… Apart from the fantastic plan of a road trip through some national parks, the first and last mentioned urban destinations make… 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.  

And the winner is…

Feeling the cold wind in my face, hearing is the sound of my snowboard  with each and every curve I take. I finally break, trying to splash my friends who are waiting for me… Continue reading

What would be your choice?

I admit it! I am addicted to traveling, a victim of the Wanderlust – a very strong or irresistible impulse to travel – curious to discover new places, its people and their way of… Continue reading

Lisbon never deceives

The red microphone points towards me, the camera frames me and the journalist gets to the essential. “Have you seen the rubbish bags all over town?” “Well, I have watched the Portuguese news… Continue reading

Butterflies in Paris

If you mention City of Lights (Ville Lumière) almost everyone will know that you are talking about Paris. According to Wikipedia that name was given to the French city by the Londoners who were… Continue reading