Bern's UNESCO World Heritage Old Town

10 Swiss cities to visit in your lifetime

There's a common (and winning) formula for Swiss cities: take a charming old town, add a river or a lake and put some scenic mountains within sight...
Newly Swissed during lockdown

How my fellow Newly Swissed writers are winging the lockdown

We live in unprecedented times... It’s likely that the 2020 pandemic lockdown will have such an impact that we will tell future generations about it.
Freddy Mercury Statue in Montreux

Smile! These statues in Switzerland are perfect for selfies

From the shores of Lake Geneva to the lush alpine valleys of Bern, statues in Switzerland are in some rather privileged spots.
Rudolf Olgiati Architecture Flims, Switzerland

The town of Flims is a showcase of Grisons architecture

The mountainous east of Switzerland is also a hot spot for architecture. From Zumthor to Olgiati, Grisons has amazing landmark buildings.
Zürich Postcard Holder

11 fascinating facts about Zürich, Switzerland

Since Zürich is Switzerland's biggest town, many assume it's also the country's capital. Here are some fascinating facts about Zürich that *are* correct.
Rehberger Trail in Basel

Outdoor art in Switzerland for your "must see" list

Sometimes, outdoor art is so well embedded in the urban landscape that we do not perceive it as art anymore. In Switzerland, outdoor art calls for...
Swiss Building Poles - Baugerüst

What's up with the building poles dotting Swiss landscapes?

Picture a pristine meadow in the suburbs of a Swiss town. But something is off: out of nowhere, several dozen aluminum poles reach to the skies...
Saas-Fee Skiing 2020

Our ski weekend at the Walliserhof Grand-Hotel Saas-Fee

There is a place in Switzerland where snow is guaranteed: Saas-Fee. Surrounded by high peaks and mighty glaciers, this resort is our go-to place...
eSolidarity Campaign Switzerland

How Swiss start-ups help businesses during COVID-19

Around the world, people are hunkering down during the coronavirus crisis. The Swiss eSolidarity campaign is helping businesses.