Postcard from Switzerland – things to do in Lucerne

Lucerne Switzerland

Do you believe in fairytales? No? Then perhaps you should visit Lucerne in Switzerland. Many years ago, on one of my first trips to the European continent, I visited the beautiful city of Lucerne in Switzerland and was captivated by its fairytale charm. I remembered a shimmering blue lake hugged by traditional Swiss buildings adorned with […]

Boats, blooms and bikes: A spring weekend city break in Amsterdam

Amsterdam at dusk - spring weekend break in Amsterdam

Oh Amsterdam, you are so comfortable in your own skin. You welcome everyone. People spill out from cafés and bars laughing, boats cruise down your canals with ease and the windows of canal houses remain open and inviting. In springtime your famous tulips bloom, filling you with bursts of colour. As winter fades, sunshine is hazy […]

Discover the soaring Swiss Alps in summer

the alps are a must see in switzerland

Recently some good friends invited us to their mountaintop wedding in Switzerland and we discovered how incredible the Swiss Alps in summer can be. So I thought I would share what we found so you can plan your own summer vacations in Switzerland. You can browse through the article or click on the table below […]

Photo journal and best things to do when you visit Dubrovnik

views of Dubrovnik from walls

Dubrovnik is a dream. Nothing can prepare you for the breathtaking beauty of this walled Renaissance city. Not even the daily swarm of thousands of passengers from cruise ships lurking off its shores can deter you from falling in love with romantic Dubrovnik. Dubrovnik, Croatia Listed on UNESCO’s list of World Heritage Sites, Dubrovnik is […]

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