weekend getaways

SURPRISE! WE’RE GOING TO RÜGEN ISLAND FOR YOUR BIRTHDAY!

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Did I ever tell you that I have the best husband in the whole wide world? Well, I do! Somehow, in the middle of a crazy month of work, he managed to plan a surprise for my birthday weekend! He took a day off and took us to Rügen Island to spend a relaxed long weekend! Keep reading…

WEEKEND WITH FRIENDS IN SWITZERFRANCE

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This past weekend we flew to Geneva to see our friends. My husband was really missing Switzerfrance‘s mountains landscape AKA The Alps – Switzerland – and The Jura – France, so when he found really cheap flights (thanks EasyJet! #notsponsored) and proposed taking advantage of a holiday of course I couldn’t say no to a long weekend getaway! Keep reading…

CHARMEY, SWITZERLAND: LA FÊTE DE LA DÉSALPE

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This past weekend we had the pleasure of attending a very traditional annual festival in Charmey about bringing the cows back from the Alps to the farms where they will spend the winter, called “La Fête de la Désalpe” (roughly translated to The Desalps Party). Keep reading…

ULM, GERMANY: BUSINESS AND FAMILY TRIP

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My husband is a software engineer and from time to time he attends some conferences and makes business travels, so whenever I have the chance I go with him! I really don’t like to miss an opportunity to travel, even if that means being by myself all day while he’s working. Keep reading…

LUCERNE, SWITZERLAND: A DAY WITH AN OLD FRIEND

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This past Monday my husband had some meetings in Ulm, Germany, so we took the chance to make a long weekend getaway. We didn’t want to make a straight 6 hours road trip with Olivia, so we decided to stop on our way at Lucerne, where we would spend the day with a dear friend we hadn’t seen since our wedding, almost 5 years ago! Keep reading…

NEUCHÂTEL, SWITZERLAND: MUSIC FESTIVAL WEEKEND

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We most likely will leave Switzerland by the end of the year so we are taking every opportunity we have to get to know a new place in this country. This weekend we went to Neuchâtel, another small and charming Swiss city. Keep reading…

FRIBOURG, SWITZERLAND: SPONTANEOUS FAMILY TRIP

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Our initial plan for this saturday was to clean the house and go grocery shopping, but my husband had other plans. And I’m so glad he did! We still have a messy house, nevertheless we are happily tired because we got to discover Fribourg, a medieval Swiss city. Keep reading…