Switzerland has been on my wishlist to visit for the longest time (2010) and June 2017 I finally did it. A few weeks back I was searching for cheap flights and saw a flight for £30 return to Basel. I knew immediately it was fate and I booked it and never looked back. Anxiously waiting for the day to arrive I stumbled upon Vicky’s post in a UK blogger group. She was asking if anyone had been to Basel or had posts on the city. I commented that I also am looking for same information and it turned out we were booked on same flight. Isn’t that just incredible, we got chatting, befriended each other on Facebook and as they say the rest is history.

We arrived in Basel around 9.30am after leaving London stagnated around 7.20am though the flight was originally 06.55am. Arriving in Basel, the weather was perfect and we planned on meeting up a couple hours later after check in. I had chosen to stay at IBIS budget hotel, it’s 10 minutes walk from Basel SBB station. You have to exist from gate 30-35 then turn right and walk through the buildings until the end. You will find it on your left across the street and is in the same building as Novotel in front of Swiss-Com.

Wanderings in Basel 

Before meeting up with Vicky and her daughter, I went exploring for a bit. I found myself in an area called St Alban then wondered off to the Rhine River and enjoyed the view. Then I found a small lovely place to eat and do some people watching before meeting up with my new friends. We had decided we wanted to see the “three way point” which connects Switzerland, Germany and France. Outside the Basel SBB station, we took tram 8 to {insert station} then walked a good 15 minutes to the “tri-point”.

I will be honest there isn’t much to see there and the weather was scotching that day and there isn’t much cover. We took some obligatory pictures and selfies before we

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