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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...
Bern, Switzerland Rose Garden

9 things that set Bern apart from any other place

In my early days in Switzerland, I have made the common rookie error of mistaking Zürich as the Swiss capital - in the place of Bern! Now that I have visited...
Gotthard Panorama Express train journey in Switzerland

On the Gotthard Panorama Express, the journey is the destination

There are faster ways to travel from northern to southern Switzerland than with the Gotthard Panorama Express. But by panoramic train and boat...
Hiking the historic Suonen in Valais

How to hike the Suonen irrigation trails of Valais

For hikers with an appetite for Swiss history yet without a fear of heights, we have the perfect suggestion: the historic irrigation trails of Valais...
Bad Ragartz - Brainstorm

Bad RagARTz is Europe's biggest outdoor sculpture festival

Every three years, the renowned spa destination of Bad Ragaz puts on a new face. This is your chance to experience more than 400 pieces of original art...
Chef Stefan Wiesner - Gasthof Rössli Entlebuch

We found the essence of nature deep in the Entlebuch Valley

Deep in the Entlebuch, Chef Stefan Wiesner (a.k.a. The Wizard) has invited us into his mystical world of art, alchemy, botany and culinary skills...
Löwenbräu Areal in Zürich, Switzerland

5 places in Zürich recommended by local designers

Whether you live in Zürich or are just visiting, you want to know the hot spots. I'm talking about the cool places to grab a morning coffee or...
Swiss Museum of Transport

Why it’s about time to visit the Swiss Museum of Transport

As one of Switzerland’s top museums, the Swiss Museum of Transport attracted more than 850’000 visitors in 2017 – that's roughly five visitors...