Teacher Trekker

Switzerland

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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