I headed back down to Switzerland from Bonn over another summer weekend.  I flew in to Zurich and caught a train down to Grindelwald with my Swedish friend Carolin Olsson, who has lived in Switzerland for the past few years. On Saturday we caught the cable car up to First (2168m) and then hiked, Read More

I seized the opportunity of living right by the Rhine to do something I’ve always wanted to do – cruise down the Rhine along one of its most dramatic stretches. I met up with my mate Sarah Winiger in Mainz and we stayed overnight there before boarding a boat mid-morning the next day.  The, Read More

Over the summer I’d kept in touch with Alex Jeffers, a friend from the year above me at Haas.  In between graduation and starting work in New York he’d been backpacking around Africa and Europe, and we organized to meet up in Chamonix for the weekend. I flew in to Geneva on Friday evening, Read More

I flew in to Barcelona to visit my friend Jolien, who was working at a bar along the nearby coast for the summer.  On Sunday I had a couple of hours free before I had to head to the airport so I wandered around the city.  I hadn’t been back to Barcelona since I, Read More