During the first week in October, I embarked on an unforgettable 9-day (including travel) trip to Switzerland with a good friend of mine from college. We bought tickets months in advance through Icelandair. The airfare cost around $405/person while our Airbnb stays were $410/person. We each got our own 8-day Swiss travel pass that was CHF 398 ($399.60). This totaled $1214.60 before even stepping foot on Swiss soil.
It is pretty expensive to travel to Switzerland, but the scenic views are so worth it. Switzerland is a gorgeous country and if you are a person who enjoys the outdoors and picturesque mountain scenery, Switzerland is a must.
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I hope everyone had a long and restful Memorial Day Weekend. It’s now Tuesday and although it’ll be a relatively short week work-wise, I’m already feeling the call for another break from everyday normalcy.
This past weekend, I went to Lake Placid for a quick getaway from the city life. The drive took about 8 hours and led me to a small but historic and sport-enthused village in upstate New York. Most people probably recognize the town of Lake Placid as being the site of the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics and especially the 1980 USA-USSR Men’s Hockey game – aka the “Miracle on Ice.”
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