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Switzerland: Travel Tips for the Jungfrau Region

To say Switzerland is a beautiful country is an understatement — it is simply gorgeous! I spent 10 days exploring the Jungfrau region and then had stays in Lausanne and Geneva, traveling by train.   Get the scoop with these Switzerland Travel Tips below. Day Trips Jungfraujoch – the highest elevation in Europe with an […]

Using your cell phone internationally

Before you travel outside the US, please consider these tips for cell phone use! 1.  Call your service provider before you leave and confirm that your cell phone works globally at least for emergency calls and a few necessary text messages.  If you expect to use it for a few calls and text messages, get […]

Cash, Credit Cards and Tipping in Europe

Should I travel with local currency? Yes!  While some regular travelers are fine with finding an ATM upon arrival, my recommendation is to have some local currency when you arrive so you are prepared for any immediate cash needs.  Later in the trip, when you find a convenient ATM, you can replenish.  To get local currency, […]