One of the perks of my job is I get to travel between the UK office and our global office in S. witzerland. It’s in a town (or is it a city?) called Lausanne. As it was my first time going in late March, I thought I try and make the most of it by visiting another town nearby. I ended up picking Montreux. It’s actually most famous for its connection with the band Queen. There’s a whole museum dedicated to them and even a pretty big statue of Freddy Mercury in the middle of the town, right by the lake front.
The United Kingdom is a huge island. As an island there are some pretty fantastic coastal areas. Brighton is one such coast. The city is only about an hour train ride south of London and relatively cheap to travel to on weekends. You can find tickets for as low as £10.50 round-trip; cheaper if you decide to go with a few friends and use a group saver discount. The city is small but has a few famous landmarks. Also, being by the coast you can expect plenty of options of seafood, but nothing beats having seafood fresh on the beach. Continue Reading