Category: Zurich

  • Could I Live Here? Zurich edition

    Could I Live Here? Zurich edition

    Zurich is the banking and financial center of Switzerland, and I’m not sure if that’s why it’s so depressing or because it’s devoid of any personality. But if the Sunday scaries were a city, they would be Zurich. I don’t even like connecting through there, so it would be the last place I would consider…

  • What to do in Zurich to make it tolerable

    What to do in Zurich to make it tolerable

    Zurich is one of the most boring cities in Europe. With few sights worth a visit and nothing uniquely charming about it, trying to find enjoyable things to do in Zurich can be challenging. But here are some ways to pass the time before you head somewhere better like Interlaken or Zermatt. Go feel poor…

  • The worst cities I’ve ever visited

    The worst cities I’ve ever visited

    Not every city in the world is amazing and beautiful. Some cities are downright dumps or totally forgettable. Though I usually fall in love everywhere I go, there are some places that just weren’t for me. Here are five of the worst cities I’ve ever visited. But don’t despair. There are always great alternatives nearby.…

  • A relationship measured in miles

    A relationship measured in miles

    4,865 Miles to Copenhagen When I got involved with my boyfriend, he was married. I don’t mean separated and married on paper; I mean very much married and living with his wife. When he propositioned me at a bar after work one day, I thought there was no way I was going to let this…

  • Best hot baths in cold cities

    Best hot baths in cold cities

    I first got addicted to enjoying steaming hot baths in the winter on a trip to Iceland. I live in a hot tropical climate so I’m used to only going into warm bodies of water when it’s almost 90 degrees out and I’m sweltering. When I was in Iceland, we took a day tour of Akureyri…

  • Why you should go to Zermatt on your Switzerland vacation

    Why you should go to Zermatt on your Switzerland vacation

    If you’re traveling to Switzerland, you probably have some of the mainstays like Zurich or Geneva on your itinerary. Of course, there’s nothing wrong with visiting those cities. But if you want a really unique experience in Switzerland, you should travel to the little town of Zermatt. Most people have never heard of it, but they…