Planning Your Travel In and Around Switzerland

Most travellers I’ve met, ask me two definite questions about Switzerland. First, ‘what are the must-see places?’ And ‘isn’t it a very expensive country?’ The good news is that the country thrives on tourism. Whether you are travelling through the popular circuit or taking an off the beaten trail be sure to find easy-access and…

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Photo Story: Winterthur Local Market, Switzerland

Winterthur was a revelation. Only 20 minutes away from Zurich, this is the sixth largest city in Switzerland and is a playground for explorers. On a Tuesday morning, I walked a few steps away to explore the weekly market in the heart of the Old Town. Every Tuesday and Friday, the farmer’s market has many local visitors. The…

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The Dire State of Words in My Life

I have been missing my writing. You know those moments when you do nothing and words just flow to legibly paint the canvas and define the scene you’re staring at? Or may be those written feelings, which you never thought existed till you sat down with your fountain pen and a blank piece of paper?…

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Photo Story: Christmas Vibe in Zermatt, Switzerland

A few years ago, I spent a weekend in a little town of the Swiss Alps called Zermatt. Very popular among skiers and mountaineers, Zermatt is also known for the stunning Matterhorn. Nicknamed as the Mountain of Mountains, the Matterhorn juts out from Swiss’ landscape like a clear, triangular peak. It is hard to miss…

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The Paradox of Solo Travel

There are some moments in our life when it is always better to have some company. For me, travelling isn’t one of those. Call me selective, but I tend to be careful who I travel with. I feel the best way to test any friendship is to travel with that person. I know a lot of…

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