What was your answer when someone asked you what you wanted to be when you grew up? Nurse? Vet? Firefighter? How about pilot? I never really wanted to be a pilot or learn to fly. I just never understood the joy of flying. I’ve always loved traveling but the actual transfer from one place to […]
Have you ever flown in a helicopter? Have you ever flown in a helicopter up to a glacier? Have you ever flown in a helicopter up to a glacier that’s located in the middle of a rainforest with the ocean just around the corner? If you’ve answered ‘no’ to any of these question then be […]
New Zealand is full of weird creatures. Birds that can’t fly, penguins that live in the forest and critters that survive being completely frozen for days. So it shouldn’t be a surprise that you can also find glowing worms. The North Island of New Zealand is full of these glowworms and if you look closely, […]
What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear ‘New Zealand’? Most likely it’s either the Lord of the Rings trilogy or Hobbiton or both. Even though New Zealand has so much more to offer (stunning nature, unique wildlife, fascinating culture), it is and probably will always be best known for being the […]
Waiotapu Thermal Wonderland is a geothermal park close to Rotorua. It’s one of the best ways to experience the extraordinary geothermal activity which the region surrounding Rotorua is most famous for. Read on to find out why it was one of my favourite places to visit in New Zealand. General information Entrance fee: Adult: $32.50 […]
When traveling through a new country, one of the most important questions is: How will I get around? Especially when traveling solo, this question becomes particularly difficult. Should you sacrifice your freedom and book an organized group trip? Should you rent a car with the risk that you might not be able to enjoy the […]
New Zealand is hands down one of the most beautiful places on this planet. Stunning nature, crazy adventures and more waterfalls than you can shake a stick at will leave you completely speechless. Having finally recovered my speech, I’d love to share with you my top 30 things to do in New Zealand from top to bottom.
Whenever I talk to fellow travelers, it seems that Switzerland is a bit of a mystery to them, kind of like a unicorn – everyone’s talking about it, you’ve heard some incredible stories surrounding it (yes, it’s true, all we eat is melted cheese and chocolate!) and you’re just a tiny bit doubtful whether it actually exists or not.
But fear no longer! This Swiss Miss is here to tell you everything you need to know to have a marvelous time in the fairy tale land that is Switzerland.