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Eurobus Skiexpress - Arosa

My escape to Arosa-Lenzerheide with the Eurobus Skiexpress

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On a February weekend, I jumped over my shadow and escaped from the city by Eurobus Skiexpress...
Swiss Winter Drinks - Glühmost

7 Swiss winter drinks you need to try (recipes inside!)

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Switzerland has almost as many winter drinks as it has snow-covered mountains. Here are seven foolproof recipes for Swiss winter drinks...
Davos, Switzerland - Parsenn Skiing

Gourmands and skiers will equally like the Waldhotel Davos

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We've skipped work early on this wintry Friday because we're headed for Davos, the magical Winter Wonderland in the Swiss Alps...
Schweizersiche Sportmittelschule Engelberg

The time I went cross-country skiing with an Olympian

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I recently had the opportunity to visit the Sports High School in Engelberg. There, Olympians-in-the-making told me about their motivation - and they took me...
Snowcat Experience Lenk

The time I got up at 3 AM to ride along in a snowcat

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As skiers, we are used to seeing them parked neatly somewhere beside the slopes. I am talking about snowcats or trail groomers. I got to ride along...
Dolder Ice Skating Rink

A listing of ice skating rinks in and around Zürich

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The last time Lake Zürich was frozen over was in February of 1963. But it doesn't take such a monumental event in order to ice skate in Zürich...
Melchsee-Frutt Snowshoeing

We "hacked" glitzy Gstaad by staying at the youth hostel

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Gstaad has a reputation for catering only the rich and famous. But we figured out a hack to enjoy this resort on a shoestring budget: At the Youth Hostel...
Melchsee-Frutt Snowshoeing

Showshoeing in Melchsee-Frutt, a Winter Wonderland

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Sitting at 1920 m above sea and surrounded by 3000 m high peaks, Melchsee-Frutt is one of Switzerland's great plateaus...
Melchsee-Frutt Snowshoeing

Here are our tips for the perfect winter hike with kids

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Do you consider yourself a Grinch when it comes to Swiss winters? Our recommendations are for families with kids who are not used to visiting the mountains.