St. Beatus Caves in Beatenberg, Switzerland

The Beatus Caves are a (former?) dragon's lair above Lake Thun

A long time ago, the Beatus caves were home to a vicious dragon. For obvious reasons, the villagers were terrified of the monster, and here we are...
PalmExpress Postal Bus

5 Ways of crossing the border into Switzerland

I love investigating Switzerland's borders with all their peculiarities. Here are five fun ways of crossing the border into Switzerland...
Saas-Fee - Mushroom Dish at Waldhotel Fletschhorn

The Waldhotel Fletschhorn in Saas-Fee is a foodie's definition of heaven

There are cookie-cutter chain hotels, and then there are castles, mansions and historic guest houses. The Waldhotel Fletschhorn in Saas-Fee is a fine...
Balade dans les vignes 2016

Balades dans le vignoble is an unmissable wine festival in Chablais

Fine wine, delicious delicacies, music and art in a phenomenal setting. Balades dans les vignoble is a divine way to spend a sunny Saturday in the vines...
Chocolate Workshop at Lindt in Zürich

The Lindt Chocolate Workshop in Zürich is 100% chocolate bliss

The Lindt Chocolate Workshop is open to the public, but spaces sell out quickly. Today, us chocoholics peeked inside this place...
Shop Local - Soeder in Zürich

The Shop Local app is a new way to discover Zürich

Despite the outcries to save Zürich’s shops and cafés, big business continues to gain ground. The Shop Local app helps to discover...
The Grindelwald Tissot Cliff Walk Platform

My family has figured out the perfect day trip to the Jungfrau Region

Mürren, Wengen, Lauterbrunnen or Grindelwald: These places speak volumes why the Jungfrau region is a touristic hot spot. My family has figured out...
Büsingen Phone Booths

What it's like inside Switzerland’s German and Italian enclaves

Switzerland is a land-locked country. And despite the small size of the country, two foreign territories are actually locked inside: A German and Italian...
Swiss National Day Buns

10 things people (wrongly) assume about the Swiss

The Swiss have long been the most misunderstood people in Europe. According to the rumors, they are evil bankers and xenophobic backwoodsmen...