Blausee Switzerland

Psst! Here are some lesser known places in Switzerland...

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Geneva, Interlaken, Montreux and Zermatt: No doubt they are among Switzerland's tourism hot spots. But there are countless places off the beaten track...

We cherry picked the best activites for our Zug getaway

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Zug is a small capital city nestled in between Lucerne and Zürich. It once had more than 40'000 cherry trees, but the "kirsch" tradition is still...
The Old Town of Baden, Switzerland

Our blueprint for the perfect day trip to Baden

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A benefit of living in a miniature country are the short distances. On an early autumn weekend, we went into discovery mode and visited Baden near Zürich...
Partnunsee Hike in Prättigau

Why we have a crush on those hiking trails in Prättigau

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Partnunsee is a small lake that is tucked in between the steep limestone slopes of the Rätikon mountain range. If you imagine the shape of Switzerland...
Perfect Summer Weekend in Schaffhausen

A blueprint for the perfect summer weekend in Schaffhausen

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Schaffhausen is a feast for the eyes. The cobble stone alleys are lined with centuries old buildings. Each house has its own look with unique decorations...
Crans Montana Youth Hostel

My Swiss mountain escape to the Crans-Montana youth hostel

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Lucky me: I had the great fortune to be invited to stay at the newly renovated and reopened Swiss Youth Hostel in Crans-Montana. The village is known for...
Vaud e-bike Tour - Avenches

I took an e-bike trip through time (with gâteau and wine)

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The canton of Vaud's marketing slogan is "Lake Geneva Region", but it is far more diverse. On a recent e-bike tour, we saw Roman artifacts and...
Hotel Schweizerhof Sky Terrace

When in Bern, head to these hot spots for the best views

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My favorite season is summer because of the energy floating around everywhere. In Bern, there are several hot spots with amazing views...
Route du Bonheur Hike - Gemmi Pass

We hiked the Route du Bonheur, and here's why you should, too!

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Imagine nature's best hiking trails, outstanding views and spas sourced with healing waters. That's what the Route du Bonheur offers to anyone...