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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...
Chef Stefan Wiesner - Gasthof Rössli Entlebuch

We found the essence of nature deep in the Entlebuch Valley

Deep in the Entlebuch, Chef Stefan Wiesner (a.k.a. The Wizard) has invited us into his mystical world of art, alchemy, botany and culinary skills...
Swiss Museum of Transport

Why it’s about time to visit the Swiss Museum of Transport

As one of Switzerland’s top museums, the Swiss Museum of Transport attracted more than 850’000 visitors in 2017 – that's roughly five visitors...
Mount Pilatus Golden Roundtrip - Cogwheel Train

Mount Pilatus: Here's a Switzerland getaway you won't regret

According to legend, two dragons live (peacefully) on Mount Pilatus in central Switzerland. We recently spent a night at this magnificent mountain top to...
Art Deco Hotel Montana in Lucerne

We tried a kitchen experiment at the Art Deco Hotel Montana

Despite its legacy and rich history, the Art Deco Montana does not shy away from reinventing itself. Take the experimental gourmet event at the Kitchen Club...
Park Weggis Hotel

The Park Weggis Hotel is Lake Lucerne’s real jewel

Living in Switzerland is like being in a constant state of Nirvana. Every road seems to lead straight to paradise. At the Park Weggis Hotel, I had...
Hotel Im Spycher

A Primer for the Luzerner Fasnacht Carnival

Not many people have heard of Swiss carnival, or what is locally known as Fasnacht. I was only familiar with the Mardi Gras, but Luzerner Fasnacht...
Hotel Im Spycher

Im Spycher is a 306-year-old design gem on Lake Lucerne

Lake Lucerne has long attracted famous writers, composers, artists and politicians. Neatly perched above the lake is the getaway house Im Spycher...

Events

Luzern St. Nikolaus Auszug

Santa Claus Address - St. Niklaus Exodus (Lucerne)

One of the most impressive Santa Claus appearances takes place in Lucerne. Every first Sunday in December, the St. Niklaus Exodus invites visitors...