Excursions

A Taste of Paradise at the Hotel Eden Roc Ascona

A Taste of Paradise at the Hotel Eden Roc Ascona

A Taste of Paradise at the Hotel Eden Roc Ascona     Sunny Welcome The other week we were lucky enough to spend a couple of days at a truly relaxing hotel in an amazing setting directly on Lake Maggiore in Ticino at the Hotel Eden Roc Ascona.   Relaxing Ticino Vibes Arriving at the […]

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Images of Venice Carnival

Images of Venice Carnival

. Images of Venice Carnival by Carmen Sirboiu   It may not be Carnival season anymore in Europe, but it’s always nice to look back on photos of the Venice Carnival or the “Carnevale di Venezia” as it’s known. This annual festival is held in Venice in Italy and always ends on Shrove Tuesday in time for the […]

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Chocolate Bunny Making at Chocolat Frey in Buchs

Chocolate Bunny Making at Chocolat Frey in Buchs

. Chocolate Bunny Making at Chocolat Frey in Buchs   #osternwirdjöö CHOCOLAT SUISSE DEPUIS 1887 You may well heard of “Chocolate Frey AG” and have probably seen it in your local Migros. This well known brand of Swiss chocolate has a factory based in Buchs in the Swiss Canton of Aargau – and what’s more it also has […]

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Crystal Luxury Meets Gourmet Food at Villa René Lalique

Crystal Luxury Meets Gourmet Food at Villa René Lalique

. Crystal Luxury Meets Gourmet Food at Villa René Lalique   The half-timbered Villa René Lalique is set on the edge of a forest in an unassuming part of France, an hour or so north of Strasbourg, deep in the French countryside and just a short distance from the German border. However, as soon as […]

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A Wonderful Trip to the Jungfraujoch Top Of Europe

A Wonderful Trip to the Jungfraujoch Top Of Europe

. A Wonderful Trip to the Jungfraujoch Top Of Europe   Photo courtesy of Jungfraujoch Whether you’re staying in the Jungfrau Ski Region of Switzerland, or simply fancy a memorable day out from Zurich, the Jungfraujoch, Top of Europe, makes for a wonderful excursion. Highest Point in Europe Whilst we were staying in Grindelwald recently, […]

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Skiing in Grindelwald in the Jungfrau Ski Region of Switzerland

Skiing in Grindelwald in the Jungfrau Ski Region of Switzerland

. Skiing in Grindelwald in the Jungfrau Ski Region of Switzerland #Skipassgeschenkt   Grindelwald is an idyllic location for a ski holiday, set in the Jungfrau Ski Region of Switzerland. We stayed there for two nights soon after New Year and had a great time skiing and exploring. We had been invited to try out […]

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