Geneva Sunday Activity: Lavaux Vineyard Hiking Trail

All shops and some restaurants are close on Sundays in Geneva and in most parts of Switzerland. This brings us to one of the most common questions: "What to do on a Sunday?". One of my suggestions for an active Sunday activity is to do the Lavaux Vineyard hiking trail. The Lavaux vineyard terraces is [...]

Spend that long weekend in Switzerland

There are those long weekends in Switzerland, and probably the whole of Europe too, that I often forget to plan for. If you are one of those who just realize that a long weekend is coming up in the first week of June and found out that all the reasonably priced flights to popular destinations like [...]

March Destination: Freiburg & Rust, Germany

On 27 March, two of my friends and I went on a road trip to Freiburg, Germany to de-stress by… riding roller coasters! I just submitted 2 essays as a final exam for my intelligence analysis class and I felt like I’ve used up all my intelligence in the process. So, my friends and I [...]

Spoiling myself in Geneva with good food: Restaurant review on Café Papon

With my dance school still on Easter break, I decided to go to yoga class with my friends last night. The class wasn’t as advanced as our usual Tuesday or Saturday yoga class but we found ourselves starving like crazy after the class. Usually, we either treat ourselves to a steak or thai dinner after [...]

Restaurant Review: Le Scandale

Le Scandale 24 rue de Lausanne   This is probably the first time I wrote a bad review on anything. I usually avoid ranting or complaining in my blog because basically, if a restaurant or hotel is too bad, I wouldn’t even bother writing about it at all.  However, I thought my experience at Le [...]

2014 Travel Recap: The Year of Spontaneous Trips (Part 1)

I’m known to my friends as a very organized traveler, to the point of being horrified by spontaneous trips. In 2014, I must say that I got better with this spontaneous business - from road trip to Italy to weekend hiking to the mountains. Birthday celebration in Milan I’ve only been to Milan once and [...]

Last Year’s Day Trip to Gruyère

It’s been almost a year since I last posted something here. Although 2013 was particularly a slow year for travelling around Europe, I must admit that my inactiveness in writing was because of work. 2013 was indeed a roller coaster ride for me at work with all the emergencies and crisis all over the world [...]