Gruyères, Switzerland, by Andrea Monica Hug

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

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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

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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)

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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

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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

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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

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

Did you know there's a trail connecting Basel and Chiasso? It's called ViaGottardo.

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The history of the ViaGottardo trail dates back to the 13th century. The trail crosses Switzerland...
Downhill Scooter in Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt is 100% more exciting than you might expect

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Youth hostels: Chances are that you haven't thought about them in a while. The hostel in Zermatt is one of the most beautiful properties in Switzerland...
St. Beatus Caves in Beatenberg, Switzerland

The Beatus Caves are a (former?) dragon's lair above Lake Thun

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A long time ago, the Beatus caves were home to a vicious dragon. For obvious reasons, the villagers were terrified of the monster, and here we are...