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Windsurfing Class on Lake Silvaplana - Silvaplana Windsurfcenter

We wiped out on Lake Silvaplana, the alpine windsurfing capital

Learning to windsurf is one thing. But learning to windsurf at nearly 1800 meters above sea facing the strong Maloja winds is something else...
Buna Vista Golf Course Sagogn

So we've tried alpine golfing in Graubünden (we're hooked!)

A rich culture, distinct foods and even a national park: Switzerland's largest canton has it all. Read about alpine golfing in Graubünden...
Lake Unterer Katzensee near ZurichWikimedia Commons

Splash! Here are 8 lakes near Zurich for wild swimming

We often get the question: are there any lakes near Zurich? And if so, which lakes are nearby? Here are eight lakes near Zurich for wild swimming...
White Turf St. Moritz 2020 - Flat Race 9.2.20

Have you wondered what White Turf in St. Moritz is about?

It's not that we needed a reason to visit St. Moritz, but an invitation to the annual White Turf horse races surely fit the bill...
Roger Federer 2012

Roger that! Here's how Roger Federer embodies Switzerland’s values

From quality to hard work and wealth, Switzerland's greatest sporting icon embodies the very essence of the country he represents...
Swiss Alps 100 Endurance Race in Valais (2019)Sportograf

The Swiss Alps 100 endurance race is pure alpine magic

I'm just back from a week in Goms, the valley that runs from Brig to the base of the Furka Pass in the Valais. I helped organize the Swiss Alps 100...
Migros Fitnesspark Hamam Muenstergasse - Zurich Hammam

Hammam Zürich: An escape to the oriental hammam at Fitnesspark

All but twelve minutes is how long it takes from the wintry streets of Zürich’s Old Town from the steamy Turkish Hamam at Münstergasse...
FlyTicino Tandem Paragliding

We tried paragliding with FlyTicino (and we'll do it again!)

Six months ago, I would have never dreamed of lifting off a mountainside like bird. But today, I will be doing just that! You see, I have this habit of...
Wild Swim Switzerland - Lake Caumadconvertini/Flickr

Psst! Here are 9 Swiss rivers and lakes for wild swimming...

From crystal rivers to opal lakes, Switzerland offers some of the best wild swimming in Europe. Here are 9 Swiss rivers and lakes we love for wild swimming...