Switzerland

This lucky statue in Switzerland gets to perpetually admire Lake Léman

Saying good-bye to Switzerland

Please click on photo to see a full-sized version. I love the pensive posture of this statue. I can't imagine a more happy spot to spend eternity can you? I hope you've enjoyed my posts about Switzerland this week. We definitely need to return, …

The mountains are all around you in Verbier, Switzerland

Exploring Switzerland with kids: Verbier

Even if you’re staying in the foothills around Lake Leman and don’t have any desire to ever leave them, you can’t visit Switzerland without at least one jaunt into the Alps (or at least I couldn’t). So on our second full day we all piled into the car …

Château de Chillon on Lake Leman

Exploring Switzerland with kids: Château de Chillon

One thing Europe offers in spades that the United States does not are castles of all shapes and sizes, and no trip there would be complete without visiting one or two. The Château de Chillon on the shore of Lake Léman is an especially good example of …

Swans Lake Leman Switzerland

Exploring Switzerland with kids: Let’s start with Lake Léman

We spent only a few days in Switzerland at the start of our summer vacation. It wasn’t enough time for us to explore much of the country, small though it is, but it was long enough for us to realize that we most certainly must return for a more …

Hiking in Verbier, Switzerland is beyond beautiful

Best of Switzerland: Hiking in Verbier

Please click on picture for full size version. Actually, "hiking" may not quite be an accurate description. It was more of a Sunday stroll than a hike. But I'd still include the day in my best of Switzerland list for all that it contained. Serious …