Interview with Tracy Collins, travel blogger and frequent visitor to Switzerland
Travel blogger Tracy Collins has visited Switzerland many times, including a stint when she lived and worked in the country. In this episode, Tracy reminisces about her favourite Swiss experiences and shares her top things to do and places to visit in Switzerland.
In this episode, Tracy chats about:
- Her many trips to Switzerland including the time she spent living and working in the country
- Her most memorable Swiss train trips
- Her favourite Swiss mountain excursion
- Her must-do tips for a first time visitor to Switzerland
- Her favourite Swiss dish (and where to eat it) and her favourite cafe in Lucerne
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In this episode, you’ll also hear Tracy mention:
>> Pfäffikon and Rapperswil – two towns on Lake Zurich. Both can be reached from Zurich by train or boat.
>> Einsiedeln – a town in the Canton of Schwyz, not far from Zurich, that is home to a Benedictine Abbey. Tracy’s daughter used to go sledging there in winter.
>> Rhine Falls – the most powerful waterfall in Europe is located near Schaffhausen.
>> Züri Gschnätzlets – also called Zürcher Geschnetzeltes, this is a dish of thinly sliced veal in a creamy mushroom sauce that is a favourite in Zurich. A great place to eat it is at Zeughauskeller Restaurant on Bahnhofstrasse, Zurich.
>> Mt. Pilatus Golden Round trip – an excursion from Lucerne to Mt. Pilatus using a combination of transport – boat, cogwheel railway and cable car.
>> Her favourite cafe in Lucerne – it’s called Heini Luzern Lowenplatz.
You can follow more of Tracy’s travel adventures on her blog Tracy’s Travels in Time, and get her tips for planning a UK vacation at UK Travel Planning. Tracy also runs a private Facebook group called UK and London Travel Planning.
You can also browse the following articles on Holidays to Switzerland for further information about some of the destinations mentioned in this episode :
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