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Trümmelbach Falls: an Awe-Inspiring Sight in Lauterbrunnen Valley

There is no denying the fact that Switzerland is a land of unparalleled natural beauty. Apart from its glorious mountains and picturesque lakes, did you know that it is home to the world’s only glacier waterfalls? Well, this is Trümmelbach falls for you. Located close to the fairy tale town of Lauterbrunnen in the Jungfrau… Continue reading Trümmelbach Falls: an Awe-Inspiring Sight in Lauterbrunnen Valley

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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: 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

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Rapperswil: of Rose Gardens and much more

Often referred to as “Switzerland’s city of Roses”, Rapperswil is an utterly beautiful town in Switzerland just over 25 km from Zurich. Easily accessible by rail, boat and train, Rapperswil forms for a perfect day trip from Zuich. Replete with Medieval buildings and a beautiful waterfront, Rapperswil town forms a perfect idea for a trip… Continue reading Rapperswil: of Rose Gardens and much more

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Soap Museum (Seifenmuseum), St. Gallen – a unique, offbeat attraction

A museum dedicated to soap…sounds rather strange…… These exactly were my thoughts when I first heard about the Seifenmuseum in St. Gallen. While I decided to see all the conventional, ‘touristy’ sights in this beautiful Swiss city, my love for the unusual and offbeat drew me to the Soap Musuem.  Located in Grossackerstrasse St Gallen, the museum… Continue reading Soap Museum (Seifenmuseum), St. Gallen – a unique, offbeat attraction

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Teddy Bear Museum, Baden: for the love of cuddly Teddy Bears

Few toys are more endearing than soft, cuddly teddy bears.  An intrinsic part of most people’s growing years, teddy bears are synonymous with precious childhood memories, warmth and a sense of comfort.  As a toy, teddy bears were manufactured in the early 20th century and the first teddy bears were made just like real life cubs. … Continue reading Teddy Bear Museum, Baden: for the love of cuddly Teddy Bears

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Photoessay: A paradise called Regensberg, a hill town near Zurich

Often referred to as the paradise on earth, there is no denying the fact that Switzerland is a country of unparalled beauty.  As mentioned in several of my previous posts, the country is dotted with several quaint towns that are replete with picture perfect landscapes and oodles of old world charm.  Most of these towns… Continue reading Photoessay: A paradise called Regensberg, a hill town near Zurich