Exploring Switzerland: Volketswil, Örmis

Happy Monday! I hope everyone is well and healthy and can somewhat enjoy the quarantine at home, too! We still go out regularly with our dogs so we have the ability to enjoy the warm weather that Switzerland has been showing off with this past weekend. The other day I asked some of my friends / followers (not a large group, but still!) on Instagram whether they had any tips for us regarding where to ...

All About Snow Days & Keeping Your Puppy Warm

All is white, all is bright - it finally snowed in Zurich this week! And not just a little, no - I mean a lot of fluffy powder snow everywhere. I love it and am crossing my fingers that it'll stay a while! My friends child stayed home for a few days and some schools in South Germany are even closed due to snow chaos I heard. Sadly, we "adults" don't get free snow days ...

Linzertorte – Daddy’s Birthday Cake Recipe

Happy belated Birthday via this blog, dad! Last week was my dads birthday. Since seemingly forever, one of his all-time favorite cakes is the so-called Linzertorte. My mom used to bake it for him every year at least once for his birthday; sometimes just in-between during the winter season. It's also a traditional Christmas season cake in Germany. This year my dad was in Zurich for his birthday - mom joined, too. Because they arrived the ...

Wildnispark Zurich – My Sunday Stroll

Since I have Zaphira in my life I started going for walks so much more; naturally, of course. Yet, I get bored quite easily if the routine hits too hard and seeing the same scenery daily really doesn't boost my imagination nor creativity. I likewise noticed, sadly enough, that I don't know Zurich as well as I wish I did. I thus decided to try and find new walking routes at least once a month. ...

Entering and Exploring Malta with a Dog

There is nothing I love more than traveling - especially when it involves seeing my family and being able to take my puppy, Zaphira, with me. Due to my family living in Malta, as you may know by now, I tend to visit them ever so often. Traveling to Malta with a dog in general is rather easy - even easier, if it‘s a small dog (up to 8kg in weight) that you can take ...