Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. ~ Leonardo da Vinci
We landed in Zurich, Switzerland on a sleepy Friday morning. The sky was grey and cloudy and the temperatures colder than we anticipated. Our taxi driver welcomed us with a friendly “Hoi zäme”. And the question if the kebab in Istanbul is better than the one in Zurich. The drive into town was short and peaceful. Coming from busy and loud Istanbul, arriving in Zurich’s Old Town feels like stepping into a world of quietness, serenity and coziness. We made our way through narrow alleys and quaint cobbled streets, lined with picturesque buildings and medieval sights. Passing by smiling elderly tourist groups, artisan shops and historic Cafes selling traditional Swiss cakes and pastries. Just when we thought the narrow lanes could’t get any smaller we arrived at our final destination, the Marktgasse Hotel….