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Zurich Toy Museum: A Nostalgic Journey Through Childhood

We just celebrated Children’s Day in India on 14-Nov and come 20-Nov, it is World Children’s Day. Toys and children are intrisically associated with one another and if childhood toys are something that gets you all nostalgic, visiting the Zürcher Spielzeugmuseum aka Zurich Toy Museum must be on your list. Yet another insighful museum in… Continue reading Zurich Toy Museum: A Nostalgic Journey Through Childhood

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Photoessay: Post Cards from Chur: Switzerland’s oldest city

There is no dearth of picturesque towns and cities when in the land of Helvita aka Switzerland. Chur, which is the oldest city of the country is one such Alpine beauty. The capital of the Graubünden canton, Chur forms for a perfect day trip from Zurich. On my recent visit to this historical city, I… Continue reading Photoessay: Post Cards from Chur: Switzerland’s oldest city

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Water fountains: a Ubiquitous Fixture in Zurich

Often referred to as the financial captial of Switzerland, Zurich is an eclectic city that offers a host of interesting sights which include its lake, unique museums, chocolate stores and high street shopping arenas. But one thing that catches your attention as your tour this city, is the presence of water fountains everywhere. While this… Continue reading Water fountains: a Ubiquitous Fixture in Zurich

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Photoessay: Autumn in Zurich – Postcards, Vignettes and more…

Arguably the most beautiful season of the year, autumn is synonymous with change. Nature’s splash of brown, rust, ochre, mustard, orange, red and chestnut during this time is indeed a treat for the eyes. With leaves changing colour and slowly falling off and temperatures dropping, it is a time to create those warm, hygge vibes… Continue reading Photoessay: Autumn in Zurich – Postcards, Vignettes and more…

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Photoessay: Pilatus – the perfect picnic idea from Lucerne

A land of magnificent landscapes and immense scenic beauty, there is never a dearth of idyllic getaways when you are in Switzerland. Mount Pilatus or Pilatus as it is also known is one such getaway and the ideal mountain adventure from the picturesque town of Lucerne. A jagged mountain that overlooks Lucerne, Pilatus offers some… Continue reading Photoessay: Pilatus – the perfect picnic idea from Lucerne

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Photoessay: Lindt Home of Chocolate, Kilchberg

While 7-July maybe World Chocolate Day, there is no denying the fact that, if you are a chocolate lover, everyday can be chocolate day! And this is especially true if you are in the home of chocolate, aka Switzerland. On my last visit to Zurich, I had the chance to visit the absolutely delightful, Lindt… Continue reading Photoessay: Lindt Home of Chocolate, Kilchberg

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Uhrenmuseum Winterthur: Clock and Watch Museum Winterthur

Located just about 25 km from Zurich in Switzerland is the idyllic city of Winterthur.  Like most Swiss cities, Winterthur is replete with a charming old town, quaint cafes and fascinating water fountains.   Situated right in the middle of the enchanting old town is the interesting Clock and Watch Museum.  Also called Uhrenmuseum, this one… Continue reading Uhrenmuseum Winterthur: Clock and Watch Museum Winterthur

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On a museum trail in Switzerland: ten unique museums to visit in Swiss Land

It is raining museums on my blog this month and even though we just finished International Museum Day on 18-May, I thought a post about some unusual and quirky museums in Switzerland would be a great idea as museums are something I really enjoy visiting and writing about. So, here is a list of some… Continue reading On a museum trail in Switzerland: ten unique museums to visit in Swiss Land

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Tibet Museum, Gruyères – a unique attraction

The Tibet Museum located in the quaint town of Gruyères in Switzerland is a hidden gem. The town known for its delectable cheese, stunning landscapes and fairy tale vibes is home to this unique museum which forms for an engaging visit. Situated within the old town, the Tibet museum is a distinctive attraction considering the… Continue reading Tibet Museum, Gruyères – a unique attraction

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Photoessay: On a fairy tale trail in Heidiland, Mainefield

While it seems like a cliche to say that Switzerland is a country full of fairy tale landscapes, Heidiland is literally a paradise on earth. An ode to Heidi, Switzerland’s most famous fairy tale character created by Swiss author Johanna Spyri, this one is located in the wine village of Maienfeld. A place that takes… Continue reading Photoessay: On a fairy tale trail in Heidiland, Mainefield