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Three mountains trips from Lugano

May 31, 2019, No comments

The little slice of paradise that is Lake Lugano has more than gentle boat rides to offer: there are three wonderful mountain...

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When the Swiss fought the French

April 30, 2019, No comments

On a low green hill beside the country’s busiest motorway stands a lonely memorial. Thousands drive past it every day but I...

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A train ride up through snow and ice

February 26, 2019, No comments

It’s one of Switzerland’s great rail journeys and it’s just as spectacular in winter. The round-trip ride from Interlaken to Kleine Scheidegg...

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Seven reasons to miss Switzerland

October 31, 2018, 1 Comment

What do you miss most about Switzerland? That’s a question I’ve been asked a lot in the last few months, mainly because...

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My top tips from a year as an Airbnb host

January 31, 2018, 2 Comments

One flat, one year, twelve bookings and a lot of experience. A year ago I hosted my first guest in my Airbnb...

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The ultimate doable Swiss bucket list

October 2, 2017, 3 Comments

Hike the Eiger Trail. Make your own Swiss Army Knife. Watch the sunrise from on top of Rigi. Switzerland has more than...

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How the Victorian tourists saw Switzerland

April 19, 2016, No comments

Funny money and rickety trains, annoying beggars and dodgy hoteliers. It doesn’t exactly sound like Switzerland but it is.

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Seeking Swissness in America

January 19, 2016, 4 Comments

Look a little bit carefully, and Swissness is surprisingly easy to find in the United States.

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The ten prettiest small towns in Switzerland

May 11, 2015, 6 Comments

Cobbled streets and fairytale castles, decorated fountains and frescoed houses.

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Welcome to the year 1901!

January 19, 2015, 1 Comment

In Kandersteg this week it’s no longer the 21st century but over a hundred years earlier. That’s because it’s Belle Époque week.

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