Ski trip to Zermatt, Switzerland

One of the most, if not THE most recognizable mountain peak in the world is Matterhorn. The village/town at the foot of Matterhorn is Zermatt. How do you get to Zermatt? It’s a long day trip or a relaxed weekend trip from Zurich or Luzern. Driving from Zurich is probably the most convinient and takes […]

Skiing near Zurich -Stoos

One of the amazing things in Switzerland is the proximity and easy access to world class ski facilities. Within a one hour driving distance from Zurich there are many great locations where you can ski/snowboard. This weekend we visited Stoos. The village of Stoos is car free and can be accessed only by a funicular […]

Hikes near Zurich: Chli Aubrig

Spring and summer are perfect for hiking around Switzerland. Chli Aubrig is a good, medium difficulty hike 45 min from Zurich. This set of posts will highlight hikes that are within 1-2 hours of Zurich. Hike details Approx Time: 4 hours (3 hours 15 min hiking, 45 min break) Approx Distance: 10 km Height Gain: […]

Sechseläuten: Spring festival in Zürich, Switzerland

Sechseläuten is a traditional spring holiday in Zürich, one of the first unique Zürich traditions that we got to witness! Tradition of Sechseläuten and the Böögg The tradition of Sechseläuten, which directly translates to the six o’clock ringing of the bells, dates back to 1525. The light faded early in winter causing workers to end their days […]