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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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The Slow Train has arrived!

September 13, 2013, 7 Comments

It’s a wonderful feeling to hold your own book in your hands for the first time.

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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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Great Swiss train rides: Glacier Express

February 25, 2013, No comments

Express it isn’t but it is certainly one of the most famous train rides in Switzerland. And rightly so. 

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No sitting allowed in Bern train station

November 14, 2012, 8 Comments

The sign says it all: ‘Notsitz’ or ‘this is not a seat’. Odd, when it clearly is a seat.

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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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Is this Switzerland’s best museum?

March 19, 2012, 4 Comments

The Swiss Museum of Transport is not as geeky as it sounds. Trainspotters might love it but so will everyone else, especially kids.

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Teaching the Swiss to stand on the right

October 9, 2011, 14 Comments

The Swiss are usually very good at following instructions. This is a country where control and conform can feel like national verbs

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Switzerland’s trains at half the cost

August 26, 2011, 4 Comments

Swiss transport is certainly excellent but it’s also not exactly cheap. All that punctuality, comfort and cleanliness comes at a cost

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Is this the world’s best public transport?

April 11, 2011, 16 Comments

Forget about the trains in Switzerland! Yes, they are super-punctual, (usually) clean and extremely well-used, but everyone expects that

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