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How to Deal with a Broken Heart the Swiss Way

Have you ever had your heart broken? I have. I must admit, I wasn't completely devastated but the feeling of rejection still left its marks on my heart. So, I tried to come up with some creative ideas in order to deal with the situation using the advantages of this beautiful country Switzerland. Here are some of my suggestions.

10 Swiss Ways to Heal a Broken Heart 

  1. Eat Swiss chocolate to sweeten your days, for example Toblerone. If you are living in the motherland of chocolate you might as well make use of it. And for those few out there who don't like chocolate other sweets like Luxemburgerli or Vermicelles are a great alternative.
  2. Drink herbal tea to help you relax. Swiss  people are great at drinking herbal teas and you can buy good tea at any supermarket.
  3. Take a long train ride, preferably to Geneva or Lugano since those take several hours. You can get a day pass for all of Switzerland at the next train station and simply ride trains all day. Don't forget to bring a good book and some snacks!
  4. Go for a boat ride on one of the many lakes in Switzerland. Some of those boats even offer lunch or dinner cruises. Take a good friend or a good book and enjoy yourself!
  5. Visit the hot baths in ZurzachSchinznach or in Zurich. The hot water will help you relax and you'll feel refreshed after your visit!
  6. Invite all your friends over for a long fondue evening. You don't know how to make fondue? Learn how to make and eat good cheese fondue.
  7. Go on bike trip. You could ride around Lake Zurich on your bike or simply follow your instincts.
  8. Enjoy the Swiss Alps and go hiking. Make sure you take the necessary precautions and choose a hike that suits your experience and fitness!
  9. Learn Swiss German with the online Swiss German Dictionary.
  10. Read a really cool blog called 'A Humorous Guide to Switzerland' and comment on a post.
I am sure there are many more ways to recover from a broken heart. Generally, its good to be around people and not spend too much time on your own. But in the end, everyone will have to find something that works for them and let time heal all wounds.
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  1. A visit to the hot baths sounds amazing. I have always wanted to go. I hope you are feeling a bit better :)


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