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An overview of the “Swiss Riviera” – Montreux, Switzerland

There is just so much to learn about Montreux, Switzerland that I don't want to tackle the city in just one post. It just wouldn't be fair!  So be prepared for a gaggle of future posts while I learn about how much fun you can have here! Freddie Mercury and Charlie Chaplin both lived here… Continue reading An overview of the “Swiss Riviera” – Montreux, Switzerland

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Discovering small Swiss towns on the way to Chamonix – today’s town is: Thonex, Switzerland

  I love videos like this because you get a visual idea of what it looks like to drive along the streets while viewing the terrain .  You can see traffic patterns, traffic light configurations, typical highway signs, and housing styles that are common to the area. Thonex is located just outside of Geneva. It… Continue reading Discovering small Swiss towns on the way to Chamonix – today’s town is: Thonex, Switzerland

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Daydreaming about what to see in Switzerland before heading to Chamonix

I have been thinking about taking a trip back to France/Switzerland/Italy/Monaco.  It has been 20 years since I was last there and I'd love to go back and see the Alps and Mediterranean Sea again.  I remember how beautiful the views were and the picture below reminds me of what I saw on the way… Continue reading Daydreaming about what to see in Switzerland before heading to Chamonix

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Memories of traveling from the snowy Alps to the sparkling Mediterranean

I have the most wonderful memory of a trip I took with my Mom in  Spring of 1997 when I was 27. A lot of it brings tears to my eyes simply because the scenery was so unexpectedly jaw-dropping that I can't adequately describe the experience with words. The part of our Paris to Monaco… Continue reading Memories of traveling from the snowy Alps to the sparkling Mediterranean