The Alpina Gstaad - View from the Pool

The Alpina Gstaad: could it be the best five-star hotel in Switzerland?

As is usual before checking into any hotel, I've done my research about The Alpina Gstaad. And I found an overwhelming number of excellent reviews.
Zürich Limmat River in February

EAT, PLAY, ROVE in the footsteps of our favorite Zürich zealot

Geographically speaking, Zürich has limits. But the possibilities for exploring seem endless. How to choose if you’re in town for a quick getaway?
Platzspitzbaby Movie (2020)

Our review of the “Platzspitzbaby” movie ("Needle Park Baby")

This unbelievable story is based on an autobiography that caused quite a stir when it was first published. It's set in Zürich's drug scene.
White Turf St. Moritz 2020 - Flat Race 9.2.20

Have you wondered what White Turf in St. Moritz is about?

It's not that we needed a reason to visit St. Moritz, but an invitation to the annual White Turf horse races surely fit the bill...
Lewa Savanne Zoo Zürich

Opening this April: the Lewa Savanna at Zoo Zürich

Lewa Savanne is the latest puzzle piece in the masterplan of Zoo Zürich. The African savanna enclosure houses more than a dozen...
Selfiehouse Zürich - M-Budget Cottage Cheese

So we've tried the interactive #Selfiehouse in Zürich

Zürich has a fun new attraction and we were the guinea pigs to try it out! The #Selfiehouse inside Europaallee is a temporary pop-up installation...
A street in Guarda in the Lower Engadine, Switzerland

Even more beautiful Swiss towns to see in your lifetime

It's in those smaller towns where Swiss identity is kept alive. Apart from flagship Swiss destinations such as Geneva, Montreux or Zürich, here are...
KKL Lucerne Culture and Congress CentreKKL Lucerne Culture and Congress Centre

What I've learned about KKL, the Lucerne Culture and Congress Centre

For many centuries, the townscape of Lucerne has remained unchanged. But with the opening of the astonishing KKL, the residents took a leap of faith.
Carona Immagina 2019

Carona Immagina is a top art event in a tiny Swiss village

Of all the cultural events I went to in 2019, there is one that truly sticks out: the Carona Immagina open air photography show in Ticino...