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Ski or hike in Zermatt, Switzerland.

Ski or hike in Zermatt, Switzerland.

| December 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Head to Zermatt, Switzerland for spectacular powder runs, stunning trails and the romantic charm of an idyllic Alpine village.  Matterhorn Magic Walt Disney was inspired by the majestic sharp mountain in southern Switzerland and copied it for the famous Disneyland ride. It’s easy to fall in love with the Swiss winter, especially in the shadow of […]

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Adventure Travel from Zip Line to Biking and Heli-Hiking.

Adventure Travel from Zip Line to Biking and Heli-Hiking.

| July 16, 2012 | 3 Comments

Travel Expert, Marybeth knows how to add an adrenaline rush to every vacation.  My motto is “active days and comfortable nights” with a dash of adrenaline for the thrills.  Here are my favorites from Europe, Canada and beyond. In the Swiss Alps I stepped into a safety harness connected to a zip line and  whizzed […]

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Extrême Chocolate Tasting in Legendary Switzerland

Extrême Chocolate Tasting in Legendary Switzerland

| September 26, 2011 | 1 Comment

For the delight of fine chocolate lovers, visit a chocolate factory in Switzerland. Take the “Chocolate Train” and visit the Cailler-Nestle factory and tasting room. What makes the milk chocolate so delicious? Fat, happy cows with rich, organic milk. After the tour, you’ll have about 30 types of chocolate to taste. Believe it or not, […]

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Chocolate and Mountain biking at its best in the Lake Geneva Region of Switzerland

Chocolate and Mountain biking at its best in the Lake Geneva Region of Switzerland

| September 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

   

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Switzerland really is this Beautiful. Head for the Mountains.

Switzerland really is this Beautiful. Head for the Mountains.

| September 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Swiss Alps are a hiker’s heaven with hundreds of miles of well marked and maintained trails

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Adenaline Rush and Hiker’s Heaven in the Swiss Alps

Adenaline Rush and Hiker’s Heaven in the Swiss Alps

| September 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

For adventure addicts, Interlaken Switzerland is the perfect place to set up base camp. You’ll see hand gliders land in the town square every afternoon (in good weather). Vendors along the main street have booths offering hang-gliding, scooter bike, mountain biking and climbing excursions. It’s so easy to do get an adrenaline rush in the […]

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The top of Europe and the Alps

The top of Europe and the Alps

| September 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

I could see France, Germany and Italy from the observation terrace perched above a 14-mile long sea of ice in the Alps. Did I climb there? No it’s easy with the Swiss Jungfrau Railway. If you love mountains and train travel, there’s no place where it’s more reliable, clean and spectacular than in Switzerland. From […]

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Packing for Europe – Swiss Cities and the Alps

Packing for Europe – Swiss Cities and the Alps

| August 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

I’ll admit that packing for Europe takes effort to select fashionable and functional clothes that are also comfortable. So my packing list for different countries and activities varies. If you’re going to Paris, you’ll select stylish clothing in your closet, if you’re going to Switzerland, as I am in a few weeks, you’ll want stylish […]

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