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Brissago Islands in Switzerland

Our visitor's guide to the Brissago Islands in Ticino

The lowest altitude in Switzerland is also one of the most tropical places. At just 193.5 meters above sea level, the Brissago Islands in Ticino...
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...
Aescher Wildkirchli at Alpstein

9 places in Switzerland to see in your lifetime

Switzerland offers countless highlights and it would take half a lifetime to visit them all. Here are 9 places in Switzerland you have to see in your lifetime!
Jungfraujoch, Switzerland

5 reasons to visit Jungfraujoch (and 5 to skip it)

Is the Jungfraujoch a must-do trip - or a trap? Click through to read five good reasons to visit The Top of Europe, plus five reasons to skip it,
The Grindelwald Tissot Cliff Walk Platform

My family has figured out the perfect day trip to the Jungfrau Region

Mürren, Wengen, Lauterbrunnen or Grindelwald: These places speak volumes why the Jungfrau region is a touristic hot spot. My family has figured out...
Papilliorama Kerzers

Papiliorama is a tropical summer retreat near Bern

On a winter afternoon, I hopped on a train to the Kerzers Papiliorama. What a nice feeling it was to drop my winter coat and enter the tropical garden...
10 Reasons to Love Ticino

10 reasons to love Ticino in Switzerland's South

When the weather in the North gets unbearable (as in "cold and rainy"), the Swiss will escape to Switzerland's southern canton of Ticino. Here are 10 reasons...
Rhine Falls Neuhausen, Switzerland

Rhine Falls: An Unexpected Wild Spot 1 Hour from Zürich

The highest waterfalls in Europe are less than an hour away from Zürich; we had to go there! The Rhine Falls are 150 m wide and offer great view points...