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...
ViaGottardo Hiking Trail

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

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

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

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...