Winter wonderland in Lugano

Lugano may not have snowcapped trees but it definitely has its share of a winter wonderland. It is hard not to to embrace the Christmas spirt in this quaint city. The Christmas market begins with the lighting of the Christmas tree in the main square of Piazza Reforma and continues throughout the New Year. (2018 … Continue reading Winter wonderland in Lugano


  We finally got to see a Swiss tradition that we have been wanting to experience for years.   In the springtime the cows are taken up the mountains to graze for the summer. Then, at the end of summer, the Swiss farmers bring their cows back down from mountains. It is called the Alpabzug.  Not … Continue reading Alpabzug

Our Move Abroad

A few years back I was bitten by a travel bug and this is how it came about. Our first trip to Europe was over 9 years ago We traveled to Italy with my parents and Then 6 months later we found ourselves living in Europe. I know we sound crazy and looking back … Continue reading Our Move Abroad

When Grandma comes to town…..

A Sprüngli tea party. If you are ever in Zuerich this is a must. We've been fortunate to have grandma visit us quite a few times. And she has 2 favorite cities nearby... Lucerne and Colmar, so we visited both    Enjoying the blue skies in Colmar  I love this picture of the kids. Who … Continue reading When Grandma comes to town…..