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Month: May 2010

delayed in zurich

So, I’m delayed in Zurich Airport and I’ve got plenty of time to kill. I’m hanging out in the lounge and all around me are stranded passengers, sleeping in uncomfortable positions on the chairs and leather couches. I’m thinking about joining them but knowing me, I’ll fall into such a deep sleep I’ll miss my […] Read more…

beautiful chexbres

It seems hard to believe but Switzerland just keeps getting better and better. Just when you think the landscape couldn’t possibly get more beautiful … it does. Right before your very eyes, it continues to transform from one stunning vignette into another. Yesterday, I had the thrill of visiting Chexbres. It’s a municipality in the […] Read more…

zurich: day two

I start the day off with breakfast at the hotel to fuel up for a morning of exploring Zurich on foot. This city is breathtaking. Despite the cloudy skies and chilly air, the city looms grand and impressive at every turn. Our tour guide begins by taking us to Bahnhofstrasse, one of the world’s most […] Read more…

zurich: day one

I landed in Zurich at around 6am yesterday morning and was exhausted. I didn’t sleep on the seven-hour, 10-minute flight (part excitement, part couldn’t-get-comfortable) but once the plane’s wheels touched terre firma I was pumped up, ready for my adventure. From the airport, I took a train to Zurich Main Station and then a tram […] Read more…

a weekend in disneyland

I just spent a long weekend in Disneyland and had the time of my life! From my stay at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel and Spa to reliving my childhood inside the park, I was reminded that Disneyland isn’t just for kids. It was a much-needed escape to the happiest place on earth and it’s the […] Read more…