Travel

Swiss Grand Tour

Visit to Viamala Gorge, Mineralbaths & Splügen . After indulging in a few delicious pfirschsteines in Chur ( see Grand Tour Part 1 ), we jumped on a train out to Thusis, where we caught the postbus to Viamala , a gorge as deep as 300meters. The postbus ride itself is worth the visit-- the…

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Hiking with Kids – Grimmimutz Trail

Stumped for ideas on where to go & what to do with little mini me’s running around, we turned to our expert friends at Switzerland Tourism who know (and love) every green hill, mountain top and lake this gorgeous land has to offer to scope out the current Families on Tour itinerary connected to the…

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Ballenberg – A MUST for Swiss newbies

A “must” for any newbie to Switzerland or those of us that have been living here 10 years, yet embarrassingly can’t name all 26 Kantons. Ballenberg is an outdoor museum celebrating the valuable farm life, historical traditions and craftsmanship that makes Switzerland the remarkable country it is. While us City Slickers most commonly associate Switzerland…

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Girlfriend Getaway: Wine Tasting in Lavaux

The Lavaux wine region is a perfect weekend getaway for this summer or fall. Beautiful scenery, rich history, and delicious wines are reason enough to visit, but we are about to make it even more appealing by helping you plan a wine tour of the region. Lavaux is a mere two and half hours away…

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Salzburg & The Sound of Music

Quick, what’s your favorite movie? Chances are, if you grew up in the States or the UK and are over 30, it might be The Sound of Music (TSOM) . Long heralded for its (cheesy) fabulousness, it has stood the test of time, won five Oscars and is the third highest grossing movie (adjusting for…

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Tschuggen Grand Hotel – a Grand Experience

Zuri Girl had the pleasure of spending a weekend in the beautiful mountains of Arosa at the Tschuggen Grand Hotel, a 5-star resort and spa as part of it’s 5th annual Private Mountain Event. An amazing experience that truly lived up to it’s “fire and ice” theme by ending with a firework display viewed high…

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Girlfriend Getaway: Andermatt

What was once a village that we simply enjoyed driving through enroute to Ticino or Zermatt, Andermatt has become a preferred destination for casual alpine glamour and we find ourselves planning a girlfriend getaway...Check out our itinerary for some fresh ideas on how to enjoy this gorgeous destination just 90 minutes from Zurich! Where to Stay:…

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Girlfriend Getaway: Paris

Paris may be known as the city for lovers but we have decided to rename it the city for girlfriends! We recently scooped up a few of our besties and headed to The City of Light for a few days and nights of fun.

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