As the train was rushing towards Zermatt passing through the beautiful Matter Valley, my mind was swirling with anticipation. I had been fantasizing about this tiny village at the foot of the Matterhorn ever since we began planning our scenic train travel in Switzerland. Zermatt has the reputation of being one of most beautiful ski resorts in Europe. The playground of the rich and famous! I couldn’t wait to see if my high expectations of this place were justified. If indeed there were so many interesting things to do in Zermatt to justify the town’s great reputation. Continue Reading
Lake Thun or Lake Brienz? We had to make a choice. Our two-day stay in Interlaken was too short to cram in all the great day trips that make this area so famous.
Interlaken (meaning “between the lakes”) is geographically situated between the crystal clear waters of Lake Brienz and Lake Thun. The chic lakeside resort is a great base for exploring the best of central Switzerland’s magnificent scenery. If a trip to the breathtaking Jungfraujoch at 3,400m is considered the highlight of any visit to the Bernese Oberland, a boat tour on one of the two lakes is equally alluring and Continue Reading