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Engadin Mon Amour

Engadin, Mon Amour!

This is what happens when you take a girl who was born and bred in the city and drive her to the famous Swiss region of Engadin: She will not stop blabbering about how lovely it is...
Chinese Tourists - Zurich

Mountains, Lakes and Trains: How Chinese Tourists View Switzerland

When visiting Switzerland, Chinese tourists tend to capture photographs of majestic mountains, cutesy villages and iconic chocolate bars....
Bubikon, Switzerland

Switzerland: Location, Location, Location

Having grown up in island countries like the UK and Japan where oceans define country borders, moving to continental Europe was quite a shock for me. The idea of getting into a car and driving across countries was strange enough when I moved from London to Berlin...
Popular Sub-Atomic Particle Promotes Swiss Tourism

Popular Sub-Atomic Particle Promotes Swiss Tourism

Switzerland can learn a little something from Hawai‘i. I recently found out that my other home (beyond Switzerland) is considering adding a new member to its long list of officially adopted species...
Wasserfälle der Schweiz - AT Verlag

Die Wasserfälle der Schweiz (Book Review)

This beautiful hardcover book deals with two natural features of Switzerland: Water and gravity. Also referred to as Europe’s water castle, Switzerland delivers...
Bern Loebegge

Bern's Loebegge - More than just a Street Corner

Every city has one: An iconic spot full of history, legends and memories. When it comes to Bern, ask any local and they will point at Loebegge (the corner of the Loeb department store)...
Zurich Kugelbrunnen Ball Fountain

Zürich's Ball Fountain - A Natural Phenomenon

A remnant of the Phänomena science exhibit, the Kugelbrunnen (“ball fountain”) has been quietly rotating at Zürichhorn since 1984...
Fideriser Heuberge

In Fideris, own a piece of Switzerland (Update: you were too late)

Maybe you like to hike and ski, and maybe you have dreamed…

Top 10 Free Switzerland iPhone Apps

Just in time for the gender biased launch of the new iPhone…