LAUREN BELTRAMO
LAUREN BELTRAMO

Journal

Thoughts & things about design, travel, and lettering.

Switzerland!

My holidays were pretty incredible - two weeks in Switzerland! The first week my family and I spent touring around Zürich, with day trips to Montreux (in the French part of Switzerland) and Üetliberg. There was so much to see, do, and eat that I broke it up into a few posts: Matterhorn! En Guete! and Design! I also created this Pinterest map that has all of my pictures. 

One thing that really stood out to me was their public transportation. We had these awesome tourist tickets that let us travel anywhere in the country on any train, trolley, bus, and boat (yes. boats. in the water.) throughout the entirety of our trip. Also - shocker! - trains ran on schedule and showed up on time. Everyone uses it. It's clean. Really I'm still in awe. I don't know what people talk about in the mornings; cars are a purely luxury item and there's no traffic to speak of. Even in rush hour it's just a little more crowded.

I hope you enjoy just as much as I did! 

Chillon Castle  and the Alps! Gorgeous. 

Chillon Castle and the Alps! Gorgeous. 

St. Peter  - One of the largest clocks in the world. 

St. Peter - One of the largest clocks in the world. 

We walked by just as coffee beans were being roasted at   Schwarzenbach . Pretty cool! 

We walked by just as coffee beans were being roasted at Schwarzenbach. Pretty cool! 

Christmas market in Montreux

Christmas market in Montreux

Those beautiful trolleys! 

Those beautiful trolleys! 

I loved this city logo! Honestly I want to research more about its origin but what a great interpretation of a classic crest. 

I loved this city logo! Honestly I want to research more about its origin but what a great interpretation of a classic crest.