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My Switzerland

This year I have completed 15 years living in Switzerland. Its is most of my adult life! I still remember the beginning when I didn’t know any German and had to learn how to communicate in a brand new (and quite difficult) language, es…

August 1, 2017

Let’s go glamping?

Have you ever heard of glamping? I haven’t until a few weeks ago when I was looking for a family friendly location on the beach, where I could reach by car from Zurich. I was pretty impressed when my husband showed me a camping village…

July 16, 2017

Getting to know and leisure activities in Zurich

Planning your next visit to Zurich? Here are a few tips to make your trip worth it! Tours Take one of the tours recommended by Zurich Tourism to learn more about the city and its past. There are guided city walks and bus tours, or,…

January 10, 2017

Olé Seville

I have just spent a couple of days at one of the most beautiful Spanish cities: Seville! Wow, what a great city, full of sightseeings, culture, friendly people and delicious food. Here is a little bit of this amazing visit. Plaza de España, Sevilla The…

July 8, 2016

Algarve, discovering Portugal

I am madly in love with the Algarve in Portugal. After three days at this amazing region, I definitely want to go back and even consider living there once I retire… Here are a few impressions from my stay in the Algarve. Faro Because…

July 1, 2016

Discovering Portugal

First stop: Porto I have been to Lisbon a few times but I have always wanted to see more of Portugal. Probably because as a Brazilian, I love their architecture, food and culture. This year I finally decided to take a trip from Porto,…

June 20, 2016

Getting around Zurich

Visiting Zurich any time soon? Make sure you know how to get around the city before your arrival. Swiss people are very proud of their extensive railway network. The Swiss Federal Railway (SBB) website is one of the most visited websites and is extremely useful…

April 15, 2016

Mont Rigi

Last weekend I went up to Mont Rigi, one of the most popular Swiss mountains, also known as the “Queen of the Mountains”, and a perfect place to visit at any time of the year! Rigi is located in the cantons of Schwyz and Lucerne (Central Switzerland)…

March 25, 2016

My guide to Zurich – Greatest Hits!

It was winter when I first visited Zurich and I really loved it. I told my husband that we needed to move closer to be able to enjoy the city life more often. A few years later, we live about 13 minutes away from Zurich…

February 12, 2016