CabriO Cable Car at Stanserhorn, Switzerland

Welcome to Downhill Heaven

I’ve played just about every sport, but nothing has satisfied me more than downhill mountain biking. Coming to live in Switzerland four years ago, I was really skeptical about what I’d find...
CabriO Cable Car at Stanserhorn, Switzerland

Switzerland - A Movie Lover's Paradise

If you’re like me, you prefer the full-screen movie experience over sitting at home in front of a TV that is in comparison very small – no matter how flat it is. Even better is a huge screen outside on a square, or in a park by the lake...
CabriO Cable Car at Stanserhorn, Switzerland

Best Crop Circles in Switzerland

It has always escaped me why aliens would exclusively use corn and wheat fields for their extraterrestrial art. Plus, why do they only work during the warm summer months? As far as I'm concerned, ...
PLAY EAT SHOP STAY in Geneva, Switzerland

Where to PLAY, EAT, SHOP and STAY in Geneva

Here are our family recommendations for Geneva things to do, places to eat, and neighborhoods to shop - vetted by my three little ones...
CabriO Cable Car at Stanserhorn, Switzerland

Switzerland - A Runner's Best Friend

Switzerland is a veritable treasure trove of delights for runners. From the vitaparcours and Finnish paths dotted throughout the woods to the publicly accessible 400 m running tracks...
CabriO Cable Car at Stanserhorn, Switzerland

Honey in the Mailbox

From a close distance, I noticed that the colorful mailboxes had black spots. Another step closer and I was able to see that those dark dots were shaking and multiplying...
CabriO Cable Car at Stanserhorn, Switzerland

Eye to Eye with a Blues Legend - B.B. King Live

Nothing thrills me more than having any opportunity to listen to famous Blues players in the right environment. If seeing the 87 year old B.B. King in a small, personal setting before he hangs up his Lucille is on your bucket list, Live at Sunset was absolutely the perfect place to see this blues legend...
TELL Musical - Interview with Fabian Egli

In the Footsteps of Tell - Interview with Fabian Egli

Newly Swissed got 30 minutes with Fabian Egli, the talented Swiss baritone playing the famed national hero. We visited him in Walenstadt, a small village...
CabriO Cable Car at Stanserhorn, Switzerland

Wind in the hair and sun in the face on Mt. Stanserhorn

A cabin with an open upper deck: The Stanserhorn Cablecar near Lucerne operates the world’s first topless cable car...