You will find it, too, if you know where to look. It's a tiny storybook town right before the Rhine River meets Lake Constance along the northern border where Switzerland meets Germany. Stein-am-Rhein, whose name literally means Stone on the Rhine, was founded sometime before the year 1000AD. It has one of the most preserved … Continue reading The Swiss Family Carlson find Stein-am-Rhein
Book-ending our day trip to Liechtenstein was a casual tour of St. Gallen. The longer we are here the more we love exploring the small towns of Switzerland. Each town has its own flavor and feel. Each town and hamlet specializes in different architecture, music, foods, wines, and cheeses. (Cheese is more than just a … Continue reading The Swiss Family Carlson goes to St. Gallen!
This is turning into a 3 part series. I just took too many pictures of Liechtenstein and St. Gallen to fit it into a single post. Stay tuned next time to see the amazing library at St. Gallen. But until then... Liechtenstein! I mean who actually goes to Liechtenstein?? This family, that's who! And it's … Continue reading The Swiss Family Carlson goes to Liechtenstein!
This is part one of a two-part post about our trip to Appenzell, St. Gallen, and Liechtenstein. Welcome to Part 1: Appenzell and the Hiking Trail of Doom. Actually, we almost canceled this trip. We were trying to take advantage of the kids' Ascension of Jesus 4-day holiday weekend, however, the weather was promising a … Continue reading The Swiss Family Carlson goes to Appenzell!