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Switzerland the way I always imagined

These photos are of my spectacular weekend in the Swiss Alps. This is the Switzerland I always pictured. Switzerland is a beautiful country and where I live has many wonderful sights: these are the sights. These mountains are what I see from my balcony and I was finally able to walk among them. I walked […]






Four Leaf Clover at Dry As Toast

Dorkys at Dry As Toast is currently on a European adventure and asked me to share one of my own adventures over on her blog. It was so nice revisiting Venice, even if only through photos and memories, and I would love for you to read my little story about the time I spent in […]






How the human family can do better + one super inspiring young woman

One organization that I nominated for Microist was the BlinkNow Foundation by Maggie Doyne. This video is of Maggie telling her amazing, awe-inspiring story and I urge you to please make some time to watch it. I watched it thanks to Brandi of Not Your Average Ordinary and I am so thankful that I found […]






My first few impressions of bordering town Thayngen

Thayngen (pronounced: Tie-in-gen) is in the Schaffhausen canton here in Switzerland (the same canton where I live) and sits right on the border to Germany. Although these photos aren’t very new, I’ve been to Thayngen a number of times, mostly to go to my current veterinarian. I almost lived here and I wonder if maybe […]






The mysterious castle only a short drive away

Almost every time I get in the car, I drive by Schloss Herblingen (Herblingen Castle in English). It’s currently a private home to multiple tenants, so those who go by it can only get a tease of the outside. Along the woods next to it, there are statues and I’ve seen deer a couple times. […]






Move, learn, eat: a moving little video series

Ecorazzi wrote “Is This The Greatest One Minute Around-The-World-Video Ever Created?” and I think it just might be. Since spotting it over there, I’ve been seeing it all over the web. I guess everyone loves getting a glimpse of an adventure like this and I don’t blame them… I do, too! “3 guys, 44 days, […]






How I spent my birthday… in magical Bodensee

This is where I spent a good chunk of my birthday. I wasn’t really sure what to expect when my brother Robert told me Bodensee (Lake Constance/Konstanz) would be a nice spot to go for my birthday, but when I came upon the sight above, I was more than pleased. After a small picnic by […]






A look at quaint little Flurlingen

While walking down the streets and snapping photos, I thought to myself that I wouldn’t mind living here. The village I live in is a bit too small for me, but Flurlingen has that bit of life and charm I like to picture when thinking of Switzerland. It’s situated in Zürich canton near Schaffhausen, Neuhausen […]






Four Leaf Clover at Not Your Average Ordinary

If you’re interested in my travels, you’ll love this post! Let’s call it a sneak peek into travel posts that I’ll be showing you later on in the future (when I find the time to sort through the hundreds and hundreds of photos!). I love Brandi’s blog “Not Your Average Ordinary” and Brandi herself is […]






Swimming in new waters

This past weekend, I finally went swimming for the first time this year. It was so cold, but so refreshing and worth it! I liked it so much that I went again yesterday which, according to the weather predictions, is the last sunny and hot day for a while. I swam in the Rhein (aka […]