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Eurobus Skiexpress - Arosa

My escape to Arosa-Lenzerheide with the Eurobus Skiexpress

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!)

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

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

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

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

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...
Gstaad Saanenland Youth Hostel

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

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...
Melchsee-Frutt Snowshoeing

Showshoeing in Melchsee-Frutt, a Winter Wonderland

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

Here are our tips for the perfect winter hike with kids

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