Hotel Giardino Ascona

Why Hotel Giardino Ascona is Switzerland’s garden resort

The five-star Hotel Giardino Ascona is hidden away in the Maggia River delta. Think lush palm trees, a water-lily pond and lots of lemon trees...
July 7, 2020/by Dimitri Burkhard
Buna Vista Golf Course Sagogn

So we’ve tried alpine golfing in Graubünden (we’re hooked!)

A rich culture, distinct foods and even a national park: Switzerland's largest canton has it all. Read about alpine golfing in Graubünden...
July 2, 2020/by Dimitri Burkhard
Swiss Military Chocolate

What are the four official languages of Switzerland?

Switzerland has not one but four official languages: German, French, Italian, Romansh. Here's a comprehensive guide on the languages of Switzerland.
June 27, 2020/by Kristīne
Lake Unterer Katzensee near Zurich

Splash! Here are 8 lakes near Zurich for wild swimming

We often get the question: are there any lakes near Zurich? And if so, which lakes are nearby? Here are eight lakes near Zurich for wild swimming...
June 24, 2020/by Dimitri Burkhard
Brienz Rothorn Bahn during Summer

10 Swiss mountain railway lines for your bucket list

With 52 mountain railway lines, anyone can reach the high peaks of the Swiss alps. Here are my favorite lines, from cogwheel trains to funiculars.
June 21, 2020/by Dimitri Burkhard
Ferien im Baudenkmal - Historic Vacation Homes in Switzerland

What it’s like to vacation in a historic Swiss building

The ancient door creaks and my feet are freezing as I tiptoe down the stone stairs to retrieve wood. I'm staying in a historic Swiss building...
June 18, 2020/by Luc
TITLIS Rotair Cable Car

Cable cars in Switzerland to ride in your lifetime

Just a fraction of Swiss mountains are accessible to people like you and me. Yet thanks to no less than 251 cable cars, all of us can climb them.
June 15, 2020/by Dimitri Burkhard
Restaurant Fluhalp in Zermatt

A foodie’s guide to mountain restaurants in Zermatt

Some refer to Zermatt as the lunch capital of the Alps. Others consider it as a resort reserved for foodies. They are both right!
June 12, 2020/by Lisa Rowlands
Alpe Prou in Valle Onsernone

A dozen ways to travel the world in Ticino, Switzerland

I hope that my cheeky guide will inspire you to visit Ticino. There, you could easily find yourself in Hawai'i, Yosemite or even Machu Picchu...
June 9, 2020/by Dimitri Burkhard
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