Lucerne off the beaten track with baby

A few years ago, my mum moved back to her home town Lucerne. The small Swiss town really does live up to the picture postcard image of mountains, lakes, cows and chocolate. Visiting my Swiss family often, it gives me the chance to see Lucerne as the locals see it, especially as my wonderful mum goes…

My first solo flight with baby to Lucerne: learning points

Wow, so this was it! My first flight alone with baby. The occasion was visiting family Switzerland. My initial blase attitude of ‘no problem, I can do this easily’ started waning when I had to get onto the train to get to the airport. Standing in the pouring rain, a slightly grumpy three month old in a…

Visit the world in London – Melas and other adventures

So, you just had a baby, are pretty exhausted and definitely don’t want to get on a plane? And yet, you miss getting that buzz you get from experiencing other cultures? Do not despair, because there are great ways to experience other cultures even without going on a plane. Last weekend our three and a…