Bernina Express

How to travel Switzerland by train in just five days

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For some globetrotters, spending two weeks in Switzerland is wishful thinking. This five day itinerary is allows you to maximize...
Solothurn Old Town, Switzerland

Solothurn: 11 steps to making your city getaway perfect!

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Solothurn has an illustrious past that many do not know about. On our recent Saturday getaway to this gem of a town, we found out all the secrets...
Aarau Old Town

Here's why you shouldn’t just drive past Aarau

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Every country seems to have a stereotype. Be it a state or a region that's the butt of the rest of the country’s jokes. In Switzerland, it is Aargau...
Monte Tamaro Hike in Ticino

Tamaro to Lema is the ultimate Ticino autumn hike

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Autumn in Ticino means some of the best hiking opportunities. And we conquered one of the most scenic and challenging trails of all, the Tamaro-Lema...
Indian Summer in Engadine, Switzerland

Here's proof that Indian summer in the Upper Engadine shines

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With hiking boots strapped on, we recently returned to the Upper Engadine in order to witness a special natural phenomenon: Indian summer...
Blausee Switzerland

Psst! Here are some lesser known places in Switzerland...

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Geneva, Interlaken, Montreux and Zermatt: No doubt they are among Switzerland's tourism hot spots. But there are countless places off the beaten track...

We cherry picked the best activites for our Zug getaway

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Zug is a small capital city nestled in between Lucerne and Zürich. It once had more than 40'000 cherry trees, but the "kirsch" tradition is still...
The Old Town of Baden, Switzerland

Our blueprint for the perfect day trip to Baden

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A benefit of living in a miniature country are the short distances. On an early autumn weekend, we went into discovery mode and visited Baden near Zürich...
Partnunsee Hike in Prättigau

Why we have a crush on those hiking trails in Prättigau

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Partnunsee is a small lake that is tucked in between the steep limestone slopes of the Rätikon mountain range. If you imagine the shape of Switzerland...