The highlight of our trip to Switzerland (besides reconnecting with family, of course) was our visit to Zermatt. We were expecting Zermatt to be an expensive vacation spot that was overrun by tourists and perhaps overhyped. But, Phil and I really wanted to see the famous Matterhorn in Zermatt after visiting the Jungfrau region (see … Continue reading Zermatt, Switzerland
The Glacier Express is the slowest express train in the world (I think…), but one of the most beautiful as it glides and chugs along through different landscapes in Switzerland (snow capped mountains to green pastures). We hopped on the train in Chur and took the 6 hour train ride to Zermatt and we highly … Continue reading The Glacier Express from Chur to Zermatt in Switzerland
It’s been 2 years since we have been back to Switzerland, so we have been itching to return, especially now that we have little Aidan to introduce to the entire family. After our brief stay in Bad Ragaz, we headed to the state of Appenzell via train to visit Phil’s godmother and her family for … Continue reading Swiss Travel Diary: Appenzell & Zurich
Our trip to Appenzell and Zurich, Switzerland to visit family! This time, with our little one, Aidan, in tow. This was our first vacation as a family with hopefully more traveling to come. It was such a fun and memorable visit! Music: “Postcards from Italy” by Beirut Continue reading Little Film: Switzerland, We Meet Again!
The next leg of our trip after our week long jaunt in Ireland was beautiful Switzerland. We started in the little town of Bad Ragaz for Phil’s work and then spent the rest of the time visiting family throughout Switzerland. Bad Ragaz is a popular spa and health resort destination, and interestingly, the setting for … Continue reading Bad Ragaz, Switzerland
A short video of our trip to Dublin and Limerick, Ireland. This was our little one’s first international trip and he was a total champ! Read more here and here. Music: “Life’s What You Make It” by Graham Colton Continue reading Little Film: Spring in Ireland
Our next stop in Ireland was Limerick, which wasn’t exactly a bucket list city, but Phil had some business there. So, Aidan and I tagged along. We stayed at the beautiful Strand Hotel, and while Phil was working, we enjoyed the easy life, slowly wandering around the town and checking out the sites (King John’s … Continue reading Ireland II: Limerick & the Cliffs of Moher