Zermatt Matterhorn Hiking

A perfect getaway to Chalet Hotel Schönegg in Zermatt

The village of Zermatt has the privilege of being situated on the foot of the world's most photographed mountain, the Matterhorn. The Chalet Hotel Schönegg...
October 21, 2018/by Christian
Switzerland Apartment

About the Swiss and their obsession with white walls

While working as an interior designer in Switzerland, I have seen my fair share of white walls. I have tried to assess Switzerland’s white wall syndrome...
October 18, 2018/by Simone Aïda Baur
Werkraum Warteck in Basel, Switzerland

Architecture and creativity converge at Warteck in Basel

I am atop a rooftop bar in Basel and there is not a single cloud in the sky. Workroom Warteck is a unique piece of architecture with priceless vantage points...
October 15, 2018/by Dimitri Burkhard
Mondaine Watch Factory in Biberist, Switzerland

What it’s like inside the Mondaine watch factory

There's a place in Switzerland where nearly a million hands are waiting to be put to work. The place is the Mondaine watch factory in Solothurn, and I'm here...
October 12, 2018/by Dimitri Burkhard

We went to the Città del Gusto Gourmet Festival in Lugano

In Italian, they call Lugano in Switzerland's south a "città del gusto." Quite literally, this means city of taste - and there is good reason why Lugano...
October 10, 2018/by Cloudia Chen
Cable Car Hiking Trail in Engelberg, Switzerland

The cable car hike in Engelberg is 100 percent unique

Switzerland holds numerous world records. Did you know that the canton of Nidwalden has more cable cars per capita than any other place on earth?
October 8, 2018/by Christian
Barefoot Hiking Trail in Appenzell

The time I hiked the Appenzell barefoot trail – barefoot!

Wood chips, river rocks and plain old mud: these are just some of the materials I was challenged with when I recently completed the Appenzell barefoot trail...
October 5, 2018/by Dimitri Burkhard
Emmental Cheese Making Workshop

Inside the Emmental cheese factory (it’s where the magic happens!)

On the shelves of grocers all over the world, wedges of gold called Emmental cheese are enticing unsuspecting victims like me. Now, I finally...
October 1, 2018/by Indira
Chuchichäschtli

10 Swiss German words to understand how the Swiss “tick”

There are some essential Swiss German words to let the locals know that you have done your homework. Here are ten words to truly decode Swiss culture...
September 27, 2018/by Dimitri Burkhard
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