Switzerland: The Bucket List

Chateau de Chillon

Visiting the Chateau de Chillon, Switzerland, by Boat

I’m worried. I’m on a boat surging along Lake Geneva in glorious sunshine and the ticket collector is getting nearer and nearer. I’m clutching the family train tickets, which I thought in good faith would get us on the boats, but now I’m not sure. Read More

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Facing Temptation in Switzerland: The Chocolate, Cheese, and Cream of Medieval Gruyères

How on Earth did I let this happen? Here I am, surrounded by shops and restaurants dishing out meringues, local biscuits, cheese and chocolate in almost every possible form. Gruyère et vacherin, offers one sign; raclette et fondue; crème double de la Read More