Aescher Wildkirchli at Alpstein

9 places in Switzerland to see in your lifetime

Switzerland offers countless highlights and it would take half a lifetime to visit them all. Here are 9 places in Switzerland you have to see in your lifetime!
Swiss World Record - Do Not Disturb Signs

More Swiss world records that come with bragging rights

We've covered Swiss world records before, yet you've asked us for more! From the smallest Whisky bar to the tallest wine bottle in the world, the Swiss have...
Swiss Automaton by Junod

Inside the secret world of Swiss automatons (they're vintage yet sci-fi!)

One man in Switzerland is continuing a lost art. François Junod is a wizard in the secretive field of automatons. His machines can be programmed to do...
Kartause Ittingen Charterhouse

Kartause Ittingen is a touristic gem just outside of Zürich

Evangeline de Macedo discovers a gem not far from Zurich Airport. The Kartause Ittingen is a Charterhouse with museums, restaurant and hotel...
The beautiful town of Thun in Switzerland

Have you ever been to Thun? It's a heaven for foodies (and for gentlemen).

Thun is a beautiful town on the shores of the Aare River, right where it flows out of Lake Thun. This is a story about the delicatessen Simplyfine...
12 Swiss Instagram Accounts to follow

Follow these Instagramers before moving to Switzerland

Instagram has gained lots of street cred in recent years. Think of a place and you will find countless photographs shared by others. These Swiss...
Schweizersiche Sportmittelschule Engelberg

The time I went cross-country skiing with an Olympian

I recently had the opportunity to visit the Sports High School in Engelberg. There, Olympians-in-the-making told me about their motivation - and they took me...