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Day 5 – Last day in Zürich

Our last day in Zürich was a lazy one. We went out for a walk in the morning, mostly to let the maid clean up our room. The hotel lobby was bustling with people checking out and others trying to … Continue reading

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Day 4 – Day trip to Rapperswil and Schaffhausen

With the weather defying the odds, we decided to go exploring again today. Our journey this morning was to Rapperswil at the far end of Lake Zurich. We had originally planned to take a boat ride to get there, but … Continue reading

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Day 3 – Day-tripping to Stein Am Rhein and Rheinfalls

Another rainy day prediction goes down the drain. Thank you once again to the weatherman for getting it wrong. Sunny with a few clouds means we are heading out to explore. Today we are heading north to visit the area … Continue reading

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Day 2 – Walking around Zurich

Woke up to a gorgeous, sunny day. The weatherman had predicted rain today, but luckily they were wrong. So on this perfect sight-seeing day, we were off. Zurich is a pretty large city, but the old town is fairly compact … Continue reading

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We have arrived in Zurich

Travels went great and we have arrived in Zurich. Kudos to both JetBlue and Swiss Air for terrific flights and on-time service. Special shout out to Swiss Air for not only great flights, but for the wonderful cabin staff and … Continue reading

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Sixty days and everything is A-OK!

We have hit the 60 days to go mark and everything is scheduled and looking good. We received the last of our train reservations, so now we just have to exchange some dollars for Swiss Francs the week before we … Continue reading

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Piedmont – Wine, truffles and scenery to die for!

At least that’s what we’ve been told. Later this year, we’ll be able to see for ourselves. While we were thinking about visiting some wine regions in France, the “Gilet Jaune” or “Yellow Vest” protesters have changed our minds. The … Continue reading

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