A guide to traveling on the Bernina Express

the-bernina-express | A Trip on the Bernina Express featured by top internation travel blog, Tracy's Travels in Time

(This post about traveling on the Bernina Express was updated in 2019)   The Bernina Express is not only one of Switzerland’s most beautiful train journeys but it is also consistently found in lists of the most scenic train journeys around the world. The Bernina line runs from Italy to Switzerland (or vice versa) starting/ending […]

Best books about Switzerland

BEST BOOKS ABOUT SWITZERLAND

    If you are heading to Switzerland – for a holiday or perhaps for longer – I have put together my list of the best books about Switzerland. This post includes both fiction and non-fiction titles. As long as the book is about Switzerland or the Swiss people it counts! These are also my […]

Best French TV series on Netflix and Amazon Prime – watch and learn French!

French TV series

When I moved to France over 30 years ago I spoke a little French. The year before my move I spent one year at University completing an introductory course. I had previously also endured 5 torturous years in school trying to conjugate verbs and progress past ‘Je m’appelle Tracy’ After being told in school that I […]

The Ultimate UK Bucket List – 100 things to do and see!

Are you planning a vacation to the UK and wondering what sort of things to see and do? Often when we start to plan a trip the sheer amount of things we want to fit in can make it difficult to produce a doable itinerary. When I am planning to visit a new country I […]

Stay at The Etherleigh – A fabulous bed and breakfast in Bridlington

This post was updated in 2019 Are you looking for a fabulous Bed and Breakfast in Bridlington? Then look no further. In this post not only will you find out all about the Etherleigh Guest House – a highly recommended Bed and Breakfast in Bridlington – but also all about things to do in Bridlington itself. This […]

15 photographs that will inspire you to visit Laerdal Norway

The village of Laerdal in Norway

(This post about Laerdal in Norway was updated in 2019)   If there is one country in the world consistently on bucket lists it is Norway. With stunning scenery, majestic fjords, quaint towns and villages, the northern lights and more in this beautiful northern European country planning to visit Norway should be on every European itinerary. […]