A First Timer’s Guide to Prague

A First Timer’s Guide to Prague

Disclaimer: This post may include affiliate links. If you purchase something using an affiliate link, I will receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Thank you to all of the people and companies who help Unexpected Occurrence run.  When to Go Prague is the most crowded and hot in the summertime. I've [...]

Cheap Things to do in (& around) Basel

Cheap Things to do in (& around) Basel

Basel is an incredible city. It's absolutely stunning, though often overlooked, as people flock to Zurich instead. If you're in Basel, definitely try to make the most of it! There's so much to do in this beautiful place. I know you're thinking that anything and everything in Switzerland will be expensive, and while that's often [...]

The Best Time to Visit Zermatt & Gornergrat

The Best Time to Visit Zermatt & Gornergrat

If you think Switzerland, you're probably thinking of mountains, cows, green hills, and charming wooden buildings. That's Zermatt! Zermatt Zermatt is a great destination no matter the season. The town is cute and charming, and it has amazing views of the Swiss Alps and the Matterhorn (possibly the most iconic mountain in the Alps). From [...]

A Day Trip to Rheinfelden

A Day Trip to Rheinfelden

Today I went on a spontaneous adventure! I wasn't planning on blogging about this trip, but I was so blown away by how bloomin' lovely today was that I just had to. Basel is such a lovely hub for day trips all around the French Alsatian region, as well as cute little Swiss and German [...]

Alsace in April: Colmar Spring Festival and Textiles in Ribeauvillé

Alsace in April: Colmar Spring Festival and Textiles in Ribeauvillé

Man, by posting about April showers last week, I must have jinxed the weather- it's been so stunning in Switzerland. I'm talking a solid 25*C and sunshine! It's incredible how much sunshine and warm weather lifts your spirits. I've been in such an incredible mood the past weekend. Colmar To completely celebrate the first warm [...]

One Week in Tenerife: Itinerary & Guide

One Week in Tenerife: Itinerary & Guide

Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain Tenerife is an absolutely incredible place. It was a destination I wanted to explore, but I didn't think I'd love it as much as I did. It's an amazingly beautiful island and I'd love to explore it again! When To Go The weather in Tenerife is pretty nice all year round! [...]

A Lugano Day Trip: Should You Visit Lugano in Winter?

A Lugano Day Trip: Should You Visit Lugano in Winter?

Switzerland is a gorgeous country. It's my goal to visit as many places within it as possible while my family is located there. So far I've covered Oeschinensee, Zurich, and Basel, and I've only just made it over to Lugano. I have a long way to go! My mum and I decided to take our Coop [...]

What the Heck is Fasnacht? What it is and Why You Should Go

What the Heck is Fasnacht? What it is and Why You Should Go

Fasnacht is a local festival in Switzerland; it's Basel's version of Carnival! I had never ever heard of it before coming to Basel, but I'm SO glad I know what it is now! I was lucky enough to have a week off of uni that overlapped Fasnacht. If you're in the Basel Canton the Monday [...]

South Kensington Museum Guide

South Kensington Museum Guide

The last time I took the train down to London, I headed to one of my areas of London: South Kensington! South Kensington is arguably the most charming part of London. On a sunny day, t's a great place to walk around, and it's great for rainy days, as there are three great museums right [...]

A First Timer’s Guide to Paris

A First Timer’s Guide to Paris

Ahh Paris... The City of Lights and Love. I've been to Paris quite a few times now... and every time I've gone has been so special. Paris is like no other place. Paris is a place you should visit more than once. The first time to see all of the touristy must-sees, and the second [...]