Zürich Limmat River in February

EAT, PLAY, ROVE in the footsteps of our favorite Zürich zealot

Geographically speaking, Zürich has limits. But the possibilities for exploring seem endless. How to choose if you’re in town for a quick getaway?
February 21, 2020/by Bill Harby
Platzspitzbaby Movie (2020)

Our review of the “Platzspitzbaby” movie (“Needle Park Baby”)

This unbelievable story is based on an autobiography that caused quite a stir when it was first published. It's set in Zürich's drug scene.
February 18, 2020/by Mohan Mani
White Turf St. Moritz 2020 - Flat Race 9.2.20

Have you wondered what White Turf in St. Moritz is about?

It's not that we needed a reason to visit St. Moritz, but an invitation to the annual White Turf horse races surely fit the bill...
February 15, 2020/by Dimitri Burkhard
Lewa Savanne Zoo Zürich

Opening this April: the Lewa Savanna at Zoo Zürich

Lewa Savanne is the latest puzzle piece in the masterplan of Zoo Zürich. The African savanna enclosure houses more than a dozen...
February 12, 2020/by Dimitri Burkhard
Selfiehouse Zürich - M-Budget Cottage Cheese

So we’ve tried the interactive #Selfiehouse in Zürich

Zürich has a fun new attraction and we were the guinea pigs to try it out! The #Selfiehouse inside Europaallee is a temporary pop-up installation...
February 7, 2020/by Dimitri Burkhard
A street in Guarda in the Lower Engadine, Switzerland

Even more beautiful Swiss towns to see in your lifetime

It's in those smaller towns where Swiss identity is kept alive. Apart from flagship Swiss destinations such as Geneva, Montreux or Zürich, here are...
February 1, 2020/by Dimitri Burkhard
KKL Lucerne Culture and Congress Centre

What I’ve learned about KKL, the Lucerne Culture and Congress Centre

For many centuries, the townscape of Lucerne has remained unchanged. But with the opening of the astonishing KKL, the residents took a leap of faith.
January 22, 2020/by Dimitri Burkhard
Carona Immagina 2019

Carona Immagina is a top art event in a tiny Swiss village

Of all the cultural events I went to in 2019, there is one that truly sticks out: the Carona Immagina open air photography show in Ticino...
January 18, 2020/by Samuel Miller
Instagramable Places in Nyon - Castle

Here are the six most Instagramable places in Nyon

You have probably heard of Lausanne and Geneva. But are you familiar with Nyon? This small town is located between two larger hubs...
January 14, 2020/by Louisa Schaad
Sukkulentensammlung Zürich

Top 13 free things to do in Zürich in winter

Zürich and "free" do not exactly go hand in hand. But if you look closely and are flexible, there are plenty of free things to do in Zürich...
January 10, 2020/by Dimitri Burkhard
Campo Cortoi - Volunteering in Ticino, Switzerland

Why Campo Cortoi made me want to volunteer in Switzerland

Campo Cortoi is a small alpine village located in the Verzasca valley. Here is what it's like to volunteer in Switzerland by donating one's time...
January 8, 2020/by Rex Moribe
Nebelmeer at Hasenstrick - Sea of Fog aboove Switzerland

Much of Switzerland is covered by a thick layer of fog

Are you still below or are you already above? As the first decade of the millennium turns to a close, much of Switzerland is covered...
December 31, 2019/by Dimitri Burkhard
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