Brienz Rothorn Bahn during Summer

10 Swiss mountain railway lines for your bucket list

With 52 mountain railway lines, anyone can reach the high peaks of the Swiss alps. Here are my favorite lines, from cogwheel trains to funiculars.

Cable cars in Switzerland to ride in your lifetime

Just a fraction of Swiss mountains are accessible to people like you and me. Yet thanks to no less than 251 cable cars, all of us can climb them.
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...
Mt. Säntis at Schwägalp - Mit Stil zum Ziel

Here's how to explore the Mt. Säntis region in style

We treasure the Alpstein region near Appenzell during all seasons. Recently, we arrived in style for a Sunday brunch on top of Mt. Säntis. Here is how to...
Bernina Pass Lake

17 interesting facts about Switzerland's lakes and mountains

Switzerland was pretty flat a few million years ago. This was until the plates started moving and the Alps took shape. These facts about Switzerland...
Alp Fops Lenzerheide

Bringing Home the Cows (Bucket List: Check!)

I have the habit of putting things on my bucket list on the spur of the moment. Bringing home the cows from an Alpine pasture in Switzerland was one...

Brienzer Rothorn - With a steam cog train to the capricorns

In this fast paced world, it is good to see that some things remain the same. The Brienzer Rothorn steam cog railway is one of these things that has withheld the constant cycle of change...
CabriO Cable Car at Stanserhorn, Switzerland

Wind in the hair and sun in the face on Mt. Stanserhorn

A cabin with an open upper deck: The Stanserhorn Cablecar near Lucerne operates the world’s first topless cable car...

Hiking is Switzerland's Real National Sport

To the average Swiss person, melting snow simply means it’s time to put away their snow gear and break out their hiking gear...