Why did we chose Austria for our winter holidays? Last year we discovered the amazing concept of Kinderhotels where you can leave your children with the Kids club for up to 12 hours a day so that you and your partner can go skiing, enjoy the sauna, steam bath, pool and…

My friends Bev is still in town with her hubby and two boys. With my husband coming back for the week-end, we organised a get away to beautiful Luzern, one hour drive from Zürich. This is the very place to visit in Switzerland. It’s where I saw the most people…

Why visit Dubai? This year’s spring holidays I wanted a place with heat and sun. I was first considering south of Europe like Malta buy was advised it was still too cold for a swim. Several friends recommended Dubai so I gave it a go and it was such a blast!!! I…

How much can you celebrate your husband’s birthday? Never enough! After an indulgent lunch at the Grand Dolder Hotel Restaurant in Zurich, we decided to take advantage from our trip to my mother in law in Nancy, east of France, so we could leave the children with her overnight and…

My husband is turning 38 and for his lunch celebration I wanted something grand that will remind him of Zurich forever. The choice was easy: Dolder Grand Hotel, the iconic hotel with a view on the Lake and its very particular architecture, combining old and new.   As you arrive,…

This is our first ever family ski holiday trip. We considered going to Thredbo or Perisher back when we were living in Australia but it was 6,000 AUD (4,300 euros) a week with little guarantee of snow, smaller slopes than in Europe and the kids where too young to enjoy…

My childhood friends from Paris organised a long week-end alternating wine tasting and fine dining in Burgundy, France. While my Aussie friends are spending this beautiful summer at the beach, here we cope with late Autumn and enjoy what the region has to offer: culture, tradition and Michelin stars. On…