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Great Swiss train trips: Jungfraujoch

August 19, 2012, 3 Comments

Up through the Eiger and out on top of Europe: getting to Jungfraujoch is a journey to remember.

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What’s the biggest Swiss secret?

January 3, 2011, 4 Comments

There’s one aspect of Swiss life that isn’t publicised, that never really makes it into the guidebooks and is generally kept rather...

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Switzerland from A to Z

October 5, 2010, 8 Comments

A is for apple. Ever since William Tell shot one off his son’s head, the humble apple has been the unofficial national...

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Swiss Watching trivia, no 31: Records

August 31, 2010, 8 Comments

Switzerland isn’t the biggest country in the world (in fact it’s number 131 on the list), but it manages to punch above...

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Swiss Watching trivia, No 9: The Matterhorn

August 9, 2010, 5 Comments

The Matterhorn Switzerland truly is a country of mountains: about 70% of it is taken up by the Alps and Jura ranges.  But there’s...

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A trip to the ice edge

July 20, 2010, 5 Comments

It’s hard to imagine what 27 billion tonnes of ice looks like; even harder to imagine that mass moving, albeit at the...

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Great Swiss train trips: Schynige Platte

May 23, 2010, 1 Comment

It’s not the highest, steepest, longest or steamiest mountain train trip in Switzerland, but the ride up to Schynige Platte is one...

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