Grand Hotel du Lac Vevey - Amuse Bouche

Restaurant La Véranda at the Grand Hotel du Lac in Vevey

The Lake Geneva region has a worldwide reputation for being a gourmet hotspot, with a combined 1314 Michelin stars and 96 Gault Millau points. La Véranda...
oh! sweetest thing - American Cupcakes in Zürich

Oh! sweetest thing - The Magical Cupcake Wonderland in Zürich

There are a lot of cupcakes out there. But every now and then,…
Ticino Autumn Festivals

Our guide to the best autumn festivals in Ticino

Autumn is probably the greatest season for the glutton. There are many food and craft festivals in Ticino, such as the grape or marroni festivals...
Olma Fair - Cattle Show

Inside the Olma Agricultural Fair in St. Gallen

The Olma fair in St. Gallen is a highlight in many people's (farmer) calendar. The event usually takes place during ten days in October. Sure, you have...
Toni Areal Zürich - Schaudepot (Chairs)

Toni Areal in Zürich: A Maze and a Museum, but no Meatballs

It may be the ultimate stereotype of our little country: Switzerland has a new creative hub, and it used to be a dairy factory. The Toni Areal in Zürich...
Rendez-vous Bundesplatz 2014

The Changing Colors of the Bundeshaus in Bern

Come October, the Bundeshaus parliament in Bern becomes an object of attention – both for the locals and the tourists alike: Rendez-vous Bundesplatz...
Swiss Language - Lausanne

Mind your Language - My Quest to Learning German

It took me two years to realise how to converse with the Swiss "Leute" - be it in the German or French speaking regions. Learning German...
Stralugano 2014

Stralugano - The Doubt and the Delight of a 10K Run

Admittedly, I've done far too little speedwork this summer. So I wasn't in the best shape to tackle Ticino's largest and noisiest 10 km race: Stralugano...
Hotel Trois Couronnes Vevey - Exterior

Room with a View at Hôtel des Trois Couronnes in Vevey

The Swiss have established a number of hospitality schools along Lake Geneva. In the heart of it all is the Hôtel des Trois Couronnes, a luxury boutique...