We went out and about with the outdoor butler of St. Moritz

Snowshoes firmly strapped to our feet, we reach the top of a hill overlooking Lake Sils. Urs Wiederkehr is Switzerland's outdoor butler, and he's showing...
Melchsee-Frutt Snowshoeing

Showshoeing in Melchsee-Frutt, a Winter Wonderland

Sitting at 1920 m above sea and surrounded by 3000 m high peaks, Melchsee-Frutt is one of Switzerland's great plateaus...
Corvatsch Snow Night

Add these winter activities to your Swiss bucket list

Switzerland has not always carried the reputation of being a playground for winter sports enthusiasts. But today, there are a number of winter activities...
Gruyères, Switzerland, by Andrea Monica Hug

This first-time visitor to Gruyères captured the most stunning photographs

I have followed Andrea Monica Hug ever since our interview. Recently, this talented young photographer took her camera to the charming town of Gruyères...
Leukerbad Village

So I went on a girlfriend getaway to Leukerbad in Valais

When my best friend recently announced her visit to Switzerland, I had to ensure that her stay be memorable. Leukerbad was calling our names...
Jungfraujoch, Switzerland

5 Reasons to visit Jungfraujoch (and 5 to skip it)

Jungfraujoch: Yes or no? Is it a one-of-a-kind trip, or a trap? A recent visit left me with a whole lot of vivid impressions and thoughts about...
Montreux Switzerland

Montreux: 5 Reasons to Visit the Artistic Magnet

Nestled at one end of "croissant-shaped" Lake Geneva, Montreux is a glittering jewel of a town, and the ideal weekend escape during...
Montreux Noël Christmas Market

How Montreux rocks the Holiday Season

During a time of year when most Christmas fans head north to markets in Basel, Strasbourg or Nürnberg, we headed south to Montreux.
Hotel Im Spycher

Im Spycher is a 306-year-old design gem on Lake Lucerne

Lake Lucerne has long attracted famous writers, composers, artists and politicians. Neatly perched above the lake is the getaway house Im Spycher...