Teacher Trekker


Here is a list and brief description of articles about the tours, attractions, & activities I took part in during my time in Switzerland, as well as food & lodging information.


Panoramic View from the Top of the Eggishorn with the Aletsch Glacier on the left.

Flying to Zurich, Switzerland – My NYC to Zurich flight with a transfer at Heathrow made for a few funny stories along the way.

Roadtrip to Zermatt – Before going snowboarding I first made my way to the town of Zermatt to visit the Matterhorn. Despite it being a road trip I still managed to take many different methods of transportation including a car train to get to the picturesque King of Mountains.


Fiescheralp – Food, Beverage & Lodging – A description of some of the available restaurants, bars and hotels at the Fiescheralp ski resort area at Fiesch Eggishorn.

Snowboarding Fiesch Eggishorn – A review of my time snowboarding at Fiesch Eggishorn including the poor conditions and how it led to an interesting trip back to Fiescheralp.

Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch – UNESCO Site – Here is a review of my visit to the Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch protected area, a UNESCO World Heritage Site where you can see the Aletsch Glacier.


Abbey at Saint Gall – UNESCO Site – A review of my visit to the historic Cathedral and Library in addition to a number of other sites around the monastery.

Crossfit Werdenberg – A review of the Crossfit Werdenberg facilities and my first time training at a box outside the United States. 

Border Hopping to Austria for a Discount Dinner – Living close to the border can allow for quick trips into neighboring countries like Austria that can save you money on dinners and groceries.


Churches on the Zurich Self Guided Walking Tour

I also wrote a four part series breaking down a detailed walking tour around Zurich to visit many of the old churches and a number of additional sites along the way.

Part # 1: Zurich Self Guided Walking Tour Overview – Introduction to my full day walking (and tram) tour of Zurich including a break down of the sites, route planning, public transportation and other travel related information.

Part # 2: Zurich’s Old Town (Altstadt) Churches – Predigerkirche, Grossmünster, Wasserkirche, Fraumünster, St. Peter, Augustinerkirche

Part # 3: Non-Church Related Attractions – Augusto Giacometti Hall, Lindenhof Hill, Sprüngli’s Chocolate Shop

Part # 4: Churches Outside of Zurich’s Old Town (Altstadt) – St. Peter & Paul, St. Jakob, & Liebfrauenkirche

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