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
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 Fell.in.love. Then 6 months later we found ourselves living in Europe. I know we sound crazy and looking back … Continue reading Our Move Abroad
It's hard to believe it's the end of March. We are happy to be saying goodbye to the snow but enjoyed it while it lasted.....sledding, skiing and snowboarding.....But now bring on Spring & Summer!!!
We try and keep the American tradition of Halloween going in our village, even though no one really participates. The kids trick or treat to a few houses and most people entertain our tradition. The kids had a few unique treats though.....a bag of chips to share, a box of cookies to share and my … Continue reading Halloween
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…..
Yes, I'd say so. Now let me digress..... Who takes a 2 year old skiing? Wait, I know, the Swiss, they begin the day the child walks. Did I ever tell you about the time I was skiing next to a little girl with a pacifier in her mouth? Yes, it happened. Only for the … Continue reading Are we crazy?