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Appy days for Bern

August 29, 2014, No comments

It’s all ‘appening in Bern right now: a new city app and an old city view.

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Win a day on two Swiss lakes

July 25, 2014, 32 Comments

Two first-class day passes for Lakes Thun & Brienz are up for grabs.

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All you need to know about Switzerland: regional passes

May 7, 2014, 1 Comment

Swiss transport is not cheap so why not explore the country in affordable chunks?

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Caviar and coffee from Switzerland

February 25, 2014, 1 Comment

Bananas and papayas, caviar and coffee – none of them typically Swiss products.

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Eight great books on trains

December 4, 2013, 5 Comments

There are few things nicer than reading on a train. I love it. As did Oscar Wilde, who quipped:

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Win a trip to Jungfraujoch – and more!

November 4, 2013, 73 Comments

Fancy going to the Top of Europe? Or soaking in the thermal baths at Leukerbad? Or lunch at the Grandhotel Giessbach?

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The slow death of a Swiss glacier

August 23, 2013, 1 Comment

Morteratsch. Its name starts with the word ‘death’ so maybe it’s no surprise that this glacier is dying.

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The end of the road for Miss Jemima

July 16, 2013, No comments

“It is to the Swiss rambles that we look back with the greatest pleasure.”

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A Swiss tour to remember

June 30, 2013, 1 Comment

Breakfast in the bath with 20 other people: that was how the first full day started.

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On the trail of Miss Jemima

June 22, 2013, 2 Comments

It started with the Swiss. And with Thomas Cook in June 1863.

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