Outside Zurich

Tierpark Goldau Animal Park

Tierpark Goldau Animal Park

Tierpark Goldau Animal Park   Tierpark Goldau was opened in 1925 and is one of six scientifically managed zoos in Switzerland, which is really more like a wild animal park. Located between Zug and Schwyz it’s easy to get to from Zurich and is definitely worth a trip out for all the family. There are […]

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Snowshoeing in a Winter Wonderland at Sixt Fer à Cheval

Snowshoeing in a Winter Wonderland at Sixt Fer à Cheval

Snowshoeing in a Winter Wonderland at Sixt Fer à Cheval With Club Med Grand Massif Samoens France Ever had the chance to go snowshoeing? It’s great fun, easy to do and surprisingly energetic! I can’t wait to give it another go after having the opportunity to try it out at Sixt Fer à Cheval in […]

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Nescens Better Aging Spa Break Hotel Victoria Jungfrau

Nescens Better Aging Spa Break Hotel Victoria Jungfrau

  . Nescens Better Aging Spa Break VICTORIA-JUNGFRAU Grand Hotel & Spa Interlaken … Personalised Pampering, Relaxation & Wellbeing Feeling stressed, tired or generally below par? Maybe what you need is a rejuvenating spa break – but one which is personalised to you and which will help you maintain a healthy outlook long after you’ve […]

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Short Break to Murcia and Alicante Spain

Short Break to Murcia and Alicante Spain

. Short Break to Murcia and Alicante Spain   On a recent stay at Principe Felipe Hotel at La Manga Club in South Eastern Spain we made a few day trips and took the opportunity to explore some of the local towns in the region. Here are just some of the many things you and […]

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A Trip To Schynige Platte Jungfrau Region

A Trip To Schynige Platte Jungfrau Region

. A Trip To Schynige Platte Jungfrau Region A trip to the Schynige Platte is a great excursion if you’re visiting the Jungfrau Region. Last week we stayed at the Grand Hotel Victoria Jungfrau and took one of the final excursions of the season on the exquisite Schynige Platte Railway from Wilderswil to the top. With […]

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Alpabzugs, Alpabfahrts, Alp Processions & Cow Parades in Switzerland

Alpabzugs, Alpabfahrts, Alp Processions & Cow Parades in Switzerland

Photos © P. Wilders . Alpabzugs, Alpabfahrts, Alp Processions & Cow Parades in Switzerland     Whatever you want to call them, Alpabzugs, Alpabfahrts, Alp Processions, Désalpes or Cow Parades – the traditional Swiss custom when the cows come down the mountains is a highlight of Autumn in Switzerland. Not only are they colourful, joyful […]

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