Lugano, Switzerland

An overwhelming amount of readers (commenting below) asked to see more travel pictures.  Y’all were right too… I had been hoarding some and I didn’t even know it.  Before I really understood about blogging I would just put one picture of our trip.  This trip of Lugano, Switzerland that we took on Easter weekend of 2010 is one I’ll never forget.  I had wanted to go SO bad.  As a child my family had vacationed there.  Ever since, I’d been in love and could not wait to get back.  It was even why I considered Switzerland my favorite country.  I was relieved to discover it was just as lovely as it had been when I left it.  JB was too, as he was a first timer.

Just stepped off the train.  Lugano is part of Ticino, which is the Italian-Swiss part of Switzerland.  They even speak Italian!  
This street has lots of vintage shops!
The only way to get to this little ticino town is by boat and foot.  
On a clear day you can see to Milan.  
On the train ride home it started snowing … but once back in Basel, no snow, just light sweaters.

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  • Reply bailey

    Oh my sweet jeebus, Swiss frenchie…I die.

    February 16, 2011 at 1:52 am
  • Reply It's A Love Story

    Its beautiful! you guys are so lucky to see all of these places!

    February 16, 2011 at 2:15 am
  • Reply Candice

    Oh wow..thank you so very much for sharing..I'm adding this to my list of places I MUST visit! Simply stunning!

    February 16, 2011 at 2:46 am
  • Reply Kristina

    how beautiful! i'm officially jealous. 🙂

    February 16, 2011 at 2:50 am
  • Reply Nicole Marie

    amazing place!!! i want to go!

    February 16, 2011 at 3:57 am
  • Reply Connie @ SogniESorrisi

    Beautiful photos! Switzerland is such a gorgeous place. Where my grandfather is from (in Italy) is only 7km away from Switzerland…love it there.

    And that dog! Too cute.

    February 16, 2011 at 4:38 am
  • Reply Kristina

    I am so much looking forward to spring and my first trip to Ticino. It is really one of the most beautiful places on earth. Have you ever been to Ascona and the Versazca Valley? If not, make sure you go once you are back in Switzerland!!
    xox, Kristina

    February 16, 2011 at 8:00 am
  • Reply Megan

    oh my gosh how breathtaking. I have a girl in my program from Switzerland..she shows me pics all of the time. I really really hope collin and I can make a trip there before we go back to the states.

    February 16, 2011 at 8:27 am
  • Reply magdalena viktoria

    beautiful photos!
    I've been flirting with the idea of going to Switzerland lately

    February 16, 2011 at 9:18 am
  • Reply Brenna

    I love blogging about places I've been a few months after. If brings back so many good memories. Looks like Lugano was lovely!

    February 16, 2011 at 10:16 am
  • Reply {av}

    ohmygracious…as if I needed another reason to love Switzerland! lovely photos…and you look gorgeous per usual 😉

    thank you SO SO SO much for all the advice on NOLA! I am beyond excited–due in large part to all your great suggestions!

    much love, my dear! xoxo {av}

    February 16, 2011 at 12:24 pm
  • Reply Sara

    The pictures are beautiful! It reminds of Lake Como-we went last year and it was amazing! I am a huge fan of your blog…keep the pictures coming!

    February 16, 2011 at 2:36 pm
  • Reply Sist and Sist

    gorgeous as usual! that pup is the cutest! xoxo

    February 16, 2011 at 3:12 pm
  • Reply Krystal

    I looove Lugano!!! Except for the time we went there for a romantic weekend and there was a Harley Davidson convention in town. not fun!:)

    February 16, 2011 at 3:38 pm
  • Reply Jessica

    what a beautiful adventure. these are wonderful Sarah!

    February 16, 2011 at 4:02 pm
  • Reply grace

    so fun to see more of your travels sarah! thanks for sharing… and keep them coming.

    happy wednesday xo

    February 16, 2011 at 4:54 pm
  • Reply Anna

    These photos are seriously amazing! Switzerland looks gorgeous! I now want to go there… add it to the list!

    February 16, 2011 at 5:18 pm
  • Reply Sophie

    SARAH!! omggg these photos are just breathtaking! i am dying to go there now! you look stunning as always! AND also, i cant believe i missed your post about your blog turning 1! mine turns 1 tomorrow! ours are nearly twins haha. the giveaway looks amazing! im just going to head on over to enter now 🙂 xxx

    February 16, 2011 at 5:57 pm
  • Reply Emily

    GORGEOUS pics Sadie! I absolutely loved Switzerland when I was there in college — can't wait to go back!! Love your travel pics as always 🙂

    February 16, 2011 at 6:56 pm
  • Reply Jenni

    Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous. And Switzerland is pretty too! 😉

    February 16, 2011 at 10:32 pm
  • Reply Jillian

    so pretty! thank you so much for sharing all of these lovely photos, we are adding switzerland to our travel list! xoxo jcd

    February 16, 2011 at 10:43 pm
  • Reply Sonja

    Oh my goodness!…Absolutely gorgeous! I hope you find even more that you've been hoarding!

    February 17, 2011 at 1:54 am
  • Reply Mrs. Nelson

    I must go to these places before I die. B-e-a-utiful.

    February 17, 2011 at 4:54 am
  • Reply Sara Louise

    More gorgeous gorgeous photos! And that dog, oh my heavens, that's a cutie!

    February 17, 2011 at 5:57 am
  • Reply Young People in Love

    Just found your blog and can't stop drooling over these pics! What a magical, beautiful adventure! Will be following for sure!

    February 17, 2011 at 7:42 pm
  • Reply JMay

    The Swede & I should go on vacation with you two, you guys have too much fun 🙂

    These pics are beautiful (per usual)!

    February 18, 2011 at 6:44 pm
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  • Reply Ester Anita

    I hope I can go there soon!
    too far away from Indonesia, but I MUST visit that place! 😀
    Thank you for sharing.

    August 28, 2014 at 4:52 am
  • Reply Irina Safarova

    Oh wow, Lugano looks sooo beautiful! Your photos are just amazing! 🙂 Now I want to go there even more desperately!
    May I ask where did you stay there? Somebody has recommended me an apart-hotel La Rezidenza, have you ever heard about it? Maybe you could recommend me a place to stay? 🙂 That would be super cool!
    Many thanks in advance,

    August 28, 2015 at 9:55 am
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