Zurich Stopover with Kids

Our time in Zurich was much too short to accomplish anything. We arrived late in the evening and were leaving late afternoon the following day. I had a sponsorship meeting to attend and we were tired from our whirlwind trip. Instead of trying to check off must sees we opted to embrace the summer heat […]

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A day in Lugano, Switzerland

Lugano, Switzerland is another world as compared to the more northern cities we have explored. As soon as our train pulled in we could feel life slow down just a bit. Our biggest regret was not spending more time in this region of Switzerland, we had just one full day to spend in Lugano and […]

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Make It Yours // Book Review

This post contains affiliate links.  Since moving to the Netherlands and leaving most of my craft gear behind, oh and adding another little one to the mix, I’ve been much less crafty than normal. Yellow Owl Workshop’s Make it Yours grabbed my attention with the idea of making your own Delft blue pottery! The book […]

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Gotthard Panorama Express with Kids

We knew we wanted to try out a few of the scenic trains as part of our Switzerland by Rail itinerary. The Gotthard Panorama Express (formerly the William Tell Express) seemed like a good fit. It is part boat ride, part train and whisks you from French speaking Switzerland to the Italian portion of the country […]

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Mt Pilatus, Switzerland: Day Trip with Kids

Sure, Mt. Pilatus is touristy, but it is still a great day trip from Lucerne with spectacular views and a host of activities packed into an easy day trip. Where else can you experience the world’s longest summer toboggan run and the steepest cog railway in the world? Even better – the whole journey is […]

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Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne is popular on Switzerland itineraries due to its central location. Day trips out of Lucerne are plentiful and it also serves as a launching point for journeys around the country. We spent two nights here exploring remnants of the old medieval city and checking out some of the kid friendly attractions. Meiringen to Lucerne […]

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Aare Gorge, Switzerland

Meiringen, Switzerland is home to so many great family finds. We wanted a morning expedition to stretch our legs before our hour-long train ride to Lucerne. I scoured the Moms, Tots, Zurich webpage and found Aare Gorge.  It looked to be the perfect hike that the boys would be able to do on their own. […]

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