Did you know that Switzerland was named the world’s best country in 2018? This is due to its quality of life, power, and progressive social and environmental policies. I’ve been to Switzerland a couple times now, and I think it’s the best country simply because of its beauty! Here are the top 5 things you need to experience in beautiful Switzerland.
N A T U R E
Switzerland will literally take your breath away—both by its majestic beauty and by the vertigo you can sometimes get while hiking to the tips of the Swiss Alps! I remember seeing the mountain range for the first time and not being able to believe my eyes. The mountains look like something out of a movie set. If you’re looking for a peaceful place to get away from it all, I promise you’ll leave Switzerland feeling 10x more relaxed than when you got there.
L U C E R N E
Picturesque Lucerne is one of my favorite places. The little town has delightful shops and tiny streets to explore. It’s quaint and quiet and perfect for an evening stroll. Zurich brings the sophistication and hustle and bustle of a big city, with lots of entertainment and restaurants to check out. I like to stay in the outskirts of Lucerne, where I can enjoy being close to nature but still be just a short bus ride away from the cute little city.
S W I S S A L P S
I love to hike and I’ve done a lot of it, but nothing compares to the hiking in Switzerland. You can hike from the very bottom to the very top, ride a cable car up and just take in the views from the peak, or something in between. Either way, it’s accessible—and remarkable—for everyone! My favorite spot is Mount Pilatus—the views from the top are incredible.
N I G H T L I F E
Whether nightlife to you means clubbing in Zurich or whether it means stargazing under the most magnificent night sky you’ll ever be witness to, Switzerland’s got it! There’s just as much to do at night as there is during the day.
C O N T E M P L A T I O N
Switzerland is heaven on earth. You can’t look down on the world from 7,000 feet and not wonder about life’s intricacies and mysteries. Take it from me—those mountains will both wow and humble you. If you’re feeling stuck in the same rut and uninspired by where life’s taken you, take a trip—any trip—but you have my word that Switzerland especially is a cure for the routine blues.
Thanks for reading and keep on flying!
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