Archive for the category "travel"

Olympic History and the Olympic Museum in Lausanne

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Late last year I was invited, along with other media, to experience the Olympic Capital of the World — Lausanne, Switzerland. Home of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Olympic Museum, we received tours of both locations and I must say, it was pretty neat to see “Vancouver 2010” plastered on banners, within artwork, […]

Switzerland: Bobsleigh History

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This fall I received the best bobsleigh history lesson in the world from locals in St Moritz while on a media trip as a guest of the Swiss National Tourist Office. After a walking tour of the town we stopped by the Cresta Run, then over to the Bob Run, after which the sport is […]

Last Photowalk of 2009 in Iowa

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Just like last year, we rung in the New Year with John‘s family in Iowa. Yesterday he took me out for a bit of a drive and we went on a wintery photowalk — our last of 2009. You can view all photos from our trip in this Flickr set & John’s are also online.

Switzerland: Lindt & Sprungli Chocolates

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

After our late night out at a hockey game in Zurich our group packed up and headed East toward Kilchberg, the home of Lindt & Sprungli Chocolates – sponsor of the House of Switzerland Canada that will be in Vancouver for the 2010 Winter Games. The Lindt & Sprungli headquarters do not conduct tours (for […]

Postcards from Punta Cana

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The sea was turbulent and cranky as though it was annoyed at the sunrise for waking it too early on a weekend morning. Enjoying the start of our third full day in Punta Cana, I did a photowalk while John went for a run on the beach. The beachfront is bustling in the morning with […]