Category: switzerland

What You Could Get in Zurich for $10 – How to Stretch the Budget in the Swiss Largest City

Hi everyone, back again at the $10 series!

It’s the first post for the series ever since I rebranded my blog last week, and I’m excited as we’ll be covering one of the most expensive cities not only in Europe but also in the world!

Thanks to Smita of My Faulty Compass, who makes it happen… She will share how to stretch the budget to travel around the largest city in Switzerland: Zurich.

After covering Basel just a few weeks ago, we’re going back to one of the most picturesque countries in Europe!

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What You Could Get in Basel for $10 – Cheaper Ways to Explore the Swiss Luxury in the City

Hi everyone!

Despite the situation that doesn’t allow us to travel quite yet these days, I’m still excited to share more and more destinations and see how far you could get there with $10 USD. And this time, we’re going back to one of the most expensive countries in Europe: Switzerland.

After we covered Lugano some time ago, this week we’ve got Cristina of Honest Travel Stories to share with what we can do in Basel for $10.

I personally know Basel through football as they have FC Basel, which regularly plays in either Europa League or the Champion’s league. But, what else are there in the city?

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Christmas Travels: The Best Places for You to Spend the Holidays

In recent years, Christmas has become a global celebration, regardless of location or religion. Because of this, more people, including families, couples, and solo travelers alike, are choosing to spend the holidays away from home and somewhere new in the world.

The only issue with this plan is deciding on a destination. With so many beautiful towns and cities out there, all with their own traditions, events, and decorations, narrowing down your options can be tricky. 

Europe has become a popular destination to visit during Christmas for so many reasons. Starting with traditional Christmas markets with plenty of things to offer, to the idea where you could stop by several countries all at once with some easy packing list for Europe during winter.

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What You Could Get In Lugano For $10 – Some Affordable Tour Options in the Expensive Country

When I started following football years ago, it was the first time I started getting some interests in foreign currency. Like, I never really cared about how much $1 USD in my local currency IDR before then.

Back in the days, I remember that the most expensive football player was Zinedine Zidane when he got transferred from Juventus to Real Madrid. Then, I still relied on that kind of information through tabloid as the internet was still pricey around that time.

But one thing that I knew back then, it was the fact that the Swiss currency, Swiss Franc or CHF, is slightly higher than USD. I mean, FIFA as the football federation itself has the headquarter based in Zurich. So it’s no brainer to find out about this back then.

Now, now… I’m not going to talk about Zurich, as I connected to Augusta from Mini Me Explorer, because on this week’s $10 series, we’re going to cover another city in Switzerland: Lugano.

Also back when I occasionally watched sports news on TV, I was familiar with the name of the city as it’s quite popular for the cycling grand prix.

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Life is Short, Travel Well

Life is too short not to travel and see the world. Instead of a routine of going from your bed to your work, you should be creating memories. And the best way to create memories is to travel, either by yourself or with the people you love.

Seeing things on photos or videos is no substation for seeing things in person. Here are some suggestions that might deserve a place on your bucket list.

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