Lucerne: Exploring the Swiss City on a Budget

Chapel Bridge

Lindt chocolate, clock towers, the Alps, rösti – what’s not to love about Switzerland? When it comes to spectacular landscapes, architecture and food, this European country has it all. However, sometimes having it all comes with a price…literally. Time Out London recently released their 2017 list of the Top 10…

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Snow to Seas Nominated for Liebster Award

The first few weeks of 2017 have definitely been nothing short of exciting for Snow to Seas. I finally took the plunge and moved my site from wordpress.com to wordpress.org (yay for self-hosting)! I’ve spent the last few weeks playing around with plugins and trying to figure out Google Analytics.…

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Advent Adventures in Stockholm, Sweden

Today – a day before Swedish julafton –  we’re culminating the Holiday Spirit Immersion Program by visiting the Christmas market that started it all. Just over 2 years ago, I visited Stockholm in mid-November to celebrate a friend’s birthday. We explored Sweden’s capital for nearly two days, and many hours…

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Advent Adventures in Aachen, Germany

Have you turned on that holiday music yet? If you haven’t, it’s time to press “play,” because we are about to embark on our second Advent Adventure. This installment of the Holiday Spirit Immersion Program takes us to a medieval city  located on the very western edge of Germany. It is close to both the…

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Advent Adventures in Zurich, Switzerland

Turn on that holiday music, take out that tinsel and pour yourself a cup of steaming Glühwein because it’s time to enter the festive world of European Christmas markets. From roughly mid-November to December 24th, hundreds of European city squares and old town streets become home to annual Christmas markets. The…

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Top 10 Items for Your Hostel Survival Kit

During most of my recent travels, I’ve been staying in a lot of hostels. Of course staying in a hostel is a great way to save money if you’re a budget traveller, but there are also numerous other advantages to staying in a hostel rather than a hotel. I’m 100% sure…

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To Interrail or Not to Interrail

To Interrail, or not to Interrail – that is the question: Whether ’tis finer to travel by train A paper pass taking you from point A to B speeding though gargantuan mountains and on the edge of deep blue seas Or to simply hop on a plane and time in each…

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