Driver’s Seat: Climbing Klausenpass by car

Mama loves to drive. Oh yes, I do! I am always up for a road trip. Especially when it offers fun to drive and lots of stunning view points along the way. Taking our little Mazda convertible out to tackle the mountains on a great day ranks pretty high on my weekend favorites. Luckily, I…

A fun afternoon at the Artisan Glass Factory on Lake Lucerne

This is one of the excursions that I like to do when we have families visiting us in Switzerland. It is not expensive and offers a nice experience for visitors of all ages. The glass factory is called “Glasi Hergiswil” and is located directly along the main street of the small Hergiswil village. It is…

Zopf – The traditional Swiss breakfast bread

In Switzerland, you can find more than 200 different kinds of bread.  However, for a perfect Sunday morning breakfast a loaf of Zopf is a must. It is a white yeasted loaf which has a bit of a crust but is spongy and soft inside. Try it out yourself with our Swiss family recipe. The…