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13 facts about Switzerland and its celebrity connections

From Audrey Hepburn to César Ritz, many famous names have left a mark on Switzerland. Here are some curious and intriguing facts...
TCS Glamping Village Laax 2019

Why you should stay at the TCS Glamping Village Alp Plaun

Switzerland's glamping village is located inside an alpine playground for hikers, bikers and swimmers looking for micro-adventures. We have tested it.
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10 unmissable Ascona and Locarno events in 2019

From concerts to sporting events and chestnut festivals, here are some Ascona and Locarno events you can experience in 2019...
Hotel Splendide Royal in Lugano, Switzerland

Hotel Splendide Royal in Lugano charms us with its grandezza

In Lugano, there is a former palace that has seen the likes of royal families and celebrities from around the world: Hotel Splendide Royal...
Ta Cave Lausanne

Eating and drinking in Lausanne: our favorite restaurants

Lausanne has a wide variety of fun restaurants serving creative, French inspired cuisine. Every meal time turned out to be its own adventure.
Greetings in Switzerland - Bernese Mountain Dog

Greetings in Switzerland: how to say "Hello" in Swiss German

When spending a day in a Swiss city or while hiking in the Alps, you will realize that greetings in Switzerland are quite peculiar...
Making Friends in Switzerland

5 ways to break the ice and make friends in Switzerland

Those moving to Switzerland often don't know what to expect. Swiss culture is quite closed and it takes a bit of time until the Swiss warm up...
Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola in Lugano, Switzerland

Why we'll return to Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola in Lugano

It is a sunny spring day and we have just arrived at Villa Castagnola in Lugano. Our feelings are swooped by all that the Old World charm as we...
Frederik Maarsen - Director

Frederik Maarsen: Keep an eye on this young Swiss director!

You never know who you're sitting next to unless you talk to them. On New Year's Day, I happened to start a conversation with Frederik Maarsen...