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Kurhaus Cademario Hotel & Spa

A perfect winter weekend at the classy spa hotels of Lugano

Every winter, Switzerland reminds me that not all shades of grey are exciting. I always go to Ticino when I need a break from my daily routine...
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...
Sentiero del Castagno - Ticino Chestnut Hike

Sentiero del Castagno is the iconic chestnut path of Ticino

The air is crisp and the November fog has settled over Switzerland's cities. In the south, the Sentiero del Castagno trail is awaiting chestnut lovers...
Corippo in Valle Verzasca, Switzerland

Tiny Corippo to become Switzerland's first scattered hotel

"CORIPPO - POPULATION 12." This welcome sign might as well be posted at the entrance of this tiny hemlet in Switzerland. Tucked away on the lush...

We went to the Città del Gusto Gourmet Festival in Lugano

In Italian, they call Lugano in Switzerland's south a "città del gusto." Quite literally, this means city of taste - and there is good reason why Lugano...
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...
Clack! by Matthias Bünzli

This photographer makes modern Switzerland look retro

Project Clack! by Zürich photographer Matthias Bünzli is an artistic throwback to the beginnings of travel photography. During the post-war boom years...

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