Swiss

Sprungli 2019 (Zurich, Switzerland)

Our visit to Switzerland will not be complete without going to Sprungli, we had been here in 2013, 2016 and this year, why? One reason, their Luxembergerli, and if you don’t know what that is, its Sprunglis take on macaron, if you haven’t tried it then you are missing a...

Guide to Swiss Chocolates, which is the best? 2

Guide to Swiss Chocolates, which is the best?

Chocolate started in Mesoamerica where chocolate fermented drinks was consumed by the Aztecs around 450 BC, they believed that cacao seeds were the gift of Quetzalcoatl, the god of wisdom.  Cacao seeds were very valuable during those days, so valuable they were used as a form of currency.  Today this drink still...

Is food really expensive in Switzerland?

Is food really expensive in Switzerland?

Most seasoned travellers know Switzerland is an expensive place to visit, it’s in Western Europe, people are paid really well so what would we expect?  It is one of the most expensive countries to travel and that’s a reality, prices are significantly higher than the countries surrounding it like Germany, Austria,...

Laderach 2019 (Zurich, Switzerland)

This is my umpteenth time here, Why? Because this is one of the best chocolates I ever tried.  We reviewed this last 2013 but had tried it again and again, last one before this was 2015 then now, and yes, the quality has not changed ever since.  We have been to many...

Sourdough Bread 1

Sourdough Bread

Sourdough bread is basically made by the fermentation of dough using naturally occurring lactobacilli and yeast coming from the surrounding environment. The first time I was introduced to this type of bread is via a chain letter that is handed by your friends or seen in church doors during the...


Lindt Sprungli (Zurich, Switzerland) 5

Lindt Sprungli (Zurich, Switzerland)

Who does not like chocolates and sweet treats? Just looking at these baked goods and confections can instantly make you happy. This was our second time here and I will still have the same reaction even on my third, fourth or fifth visits, the quality of their treats here is...

Chalet Suisse (Mendrisio, Switzerland) 6

Chalet Suisse (Mendrisio, Switzerland)

This is our second time in this place at the same branch, located just near the border of Italy and Switzerland it’s a very convenient spot when you’re travelling between two countries as you can have a stop over here, eat then do some high end brand outlet shopping afterwards....

Grill Land (Budapest, Hungary) 9

Grill Land (Budapest, Hungary)

After our late night in Budapest the other day we were quite lazy to leave our hotel beds to tackle another day, plus it’s been more than 3 weeks now since the first day of this Eastern Europe road trip so we just snoozed a little bit more before we...

Lindt Factory Store Again! (Zurich, Switzerland) 14

Lindt Factory Store Again! (Zurich, Switzerland)

Everytime we visit Zurich we make sure that we visit this Lindt Factory store located in Seestrasse in Kilchberg. We go here always to try out chocolate flavours not available in our home country New Zealand as well as trying out flavours that are not available anywhere (special flavours only...

Movenpick (Zurich, Switzerland) 2

Movenpick (Zurich, Switzerland)

After our long flight at last we arrived in Zurich, we had a quick rest and the first food destination was Movenpick in Theaterstrasse right in the heart of Zurich. Nothing can get better than this, eating this ice cream from where it came from. The moment we entered the premises...