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Dolder Ice Skating Rink

A listing of ice skating rinks in and around Zürich

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The last time Lake Zürich was frozen over was in February of 1963. But it doesn't take such a monumental event in order to ice skate in Zürich...
Gstaad Saanenland Youth Hostel

We "hacked" glitzy Gstaad by staying at the youth hostel

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Gstaad has a reputation for catering only the rich and famous. But we figured out a hack to enjoy this resort on a shoestring budget: At the Youth Hostel...
Winter Hikes with Kids - Tips and Tricks

Here are our tips for the perfect winter hike with kids

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Do you consider yourself a Grinch when it comes to Swiss winters? Our recommendations are for families with kids who are not used to visiting the mountains.
Corvatsch Snow Night

Add these winter activities to your Swiss bucket list

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Switzerland has not always carried the reputation of being a playground for winter sports enthusiasts. But today, there are a number of winter activities...
Obersee - Copyright EHC Arosa

These Swiss lakes have a good chance of freezing over

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There is never a guarantee that Switzerland's lakes freeze over. Because for a perfect surface of black ice, several environmental factors need to align...
Swiss Toddler Skiing

Why Swiss Toddlers Learn Skiing before Spelling

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It is not uncommon for Swiss children to learn to ski before they start going to school. Many parents ski in Switzerland with their offspring...
Oeschinensee - Ice Skating 2015
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Oeschinensee is the Ultimate Natural Ice Skating Rink

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19 years had to pass for people in Switzerland to once again enjoy the natural miracle of snow-free ice on Oeschinensee in Kandersteg...
Speedyphoto - Stepfi Downhill Slope

15 Gorgeous Photographs of Grindelwald in Winter

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When it comes to capturing the natural beauty of Grindelwald, there is only one name that comes to mind: Speedy Füllemann. Born and raised in this...

Portfolio Items

Swarovski Ski Helmet by cp fashionatsports

All-in-one Ski Helmets from cp

Swiss brand cp knows a little something about fashion - and technology. Their ski helmets are the perfect unison of Swiss technology and Italian fashion...