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 […]
It’s not always easy to find the perfect gift for a woman and with Valentine’s day just around the corner you’re probably freaking out by now. Let me help you with these 10 romantic gift ideas your traveling girlfriend will definitely love. 1. World map necklace With this delicate silver necklace, she’ll always have the […]
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 […]
I admit it, we Swiss are a strange people. Sometimes I joke that we’re the only landlocked island nation in the world. Although we’re surrounded by other nations, we could just as well be on a different planet. That’s why many people feel alienated when they visit Switzerland. If you understand the dos and don’ts in this quick guide to Swiss culture, you’ll surely find that we can be as sweet as our chocolate.
Whether Christmas is around the corner or maybe even a weeding, whether it’s time to celebrate someone’s birthday or your aniversary, there’s always an occasion for presents. To make your next gift shopping fun and hassle free, I collected 10 gift ideas that are fun, practical, pretty and affordable. With these 10 traveler gifts you’ll find something for everyone (maybe even yourself 😉 ).
Did you know that Switzerland has four official languages? There’s German in the north, Italian in the south, French in the west and Romansh in a very small area in the east of Switzerland. I grew up in the German speaking part, which allows me to travel around most of Switzerland without any language difficulties. When I set out on a day trip to the Ticino, however, I knew I was in for an Italian adventure.
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.
Going freelance sounds exciting, liberating. I mean, how could it not? It has the word “free” built right in it! But before you drop everything, quit your job and change your status on Facebook to “self-employed”, you should consider the following questions. Before going freelance 1. What does it mean to be a freelancer? Yes, […]