Chamonix, France – What I enjoyed most about Switzerland is being just half a tourist. Since I was staying at Rica’s home, I can take my time and change plans with no pressure. I was thinking of exploring the Swiss alps which they said was one of most gorgeous places in that part of the world. But Rica instead planned a drive to Chamonix, France, which is just down the corner from Vevey. Continue reading “Chamonix, France: Road Trip from Switzerland”
Bern, Switzerland, October 3, 2016 – Euro Trip Day 2
There are way too many beautiful places to go in Switzerland that choosing which ones to visit throughout my stay was a tough job. I read about the city of Bern. The historic old town became a UNESCO world heritage site in 1983. The internet loves it, and I was ecstatic of my choice. Continue reading “Bern, Switzerland: Road Trip to the Gorgeous Old Town”
Vevey, Switzerland, October 2, 2016 – Euro Trip Day 1
It was the beginning of a 3-week trip around Europe, and I flew in alone to Geneva on the first leg. Vevey was about an hour away from the international airport, and I opted to take the train.
It was plain dark outside the window the whole way, so there wasn’t really much to see. So when I woke up the next day, I was pleasantly surprised with the view outside my room’s window. Lovely houses I only see in movies, the fog and the mountains beyond. Continue reading “Vevey, Switzerland: First Day in Europe”