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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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Aletsch glacier

Flying over Switzerland

November 7, 2014, No comments

If you want to see Switzerland from the air then you can without even leaving home.

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The Swiss cabriolet cable car

September 10, 2014, No comments

It’s the world’s first double-decker open-air cable car, and it’s in Switzerland.

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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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