A Weekend in Lucerne

First time in Switzerland. And it feels fantastic! We flew into slick Zurich airport, and are staying an hour away in Lucerne. The Swiss transport system works like clockwork… which figures, I guess! We chose Lucerne because we felt it symbolises ‘real’ Switzerland. Nestled in the Alps, it’s tiny compared with Zurich or Geneva, has […]

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A Night in the Slammer

I spent my first night Switzerland in prison. And the second, actually. Lucerne turned its Jail into a hotel about 15 year ago, and given the price of accommodation in this town, we were only too happy to swap a hotel room for a cell! The best part was that we were upgraded to their most […]

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