We arrived in Zurich, a city in the upper German-speaking area of Switzerland, on a frosty New Years Eve. After a little walk from the station we made it to our cute boutique hotel, right in the centre of the Niederdorf neighbourhood, a cobblestone area filled with shops and restaurants. We chose to stay at … Continue reading Zurich for New Year’s
The theatre capital of Europe, the West End is a collection of theatres spread across central London, housing an endless variety of plays, musicals and variety shows. When in London I was lucky enough to see two of them: Hamilton and School of Rock. Hamilton! Need I say more? I was incredibly fortunate to see … Continue reading West End Theatre
Ever since I was a child I have always wanted to go to the "Sleeping Beauty Castle". Though I have since discovered that it wasn't Princess Aurora's but King Ludwig's II castle, built from 1869 onward, Neuschwanstein Castle has had a reserved spot on my top places to see for a long time. I finally … Continue reading Neuschwanstein Castle
When in Europe...try all the food! I am a major foodie and took every opportunity in Europe to try the local popular dishes. As I was there in winter I had the opportunity to try a lot of the famed winter dishes as well as a serious amount of Gluhwein! Here are just a few … Continue reading Foodies in Europe
One show is never enough... It is one of the most well-known institutions of New York City. At the top of everyone's must-do list's of New York, you can't go wrong with a Broadway show! There are a multitude of theatres in the city offering a variety of musicals, plays and other shows. It is … Continue reading Broadway Baby!
The Christmas festive season in Europe is a month long affair, where cities and towns alike embrace the Christmas spirit through markets, activities, and endless decorations. It is a rare time of year where carols are sung, calories aren't counted, and alcohol consumption is encouraged through the use of a reusable mug! Christmas in Europe … Continue reading Christmas Markets in Europe
Prague is a walk-through fairy-tale and the first city in Europe I ever visited. It is a medieval city filled with architectural treasures and, at Christmas time, a series of fantastic Christmas markets. I had two full days in Prague and in that time covered a lot of what this medieval city has to offer. … Continue reading Prague Highlights