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Brienz Rothorn Bahn during Summer

10 Swiss mountain railway lines for your bucket list

With 52 mountain railway lines, anyone can reach the high peaks of the Swiss alps. Here are my favorite lines, from cogwheel trains to funiculars.
Restaurant Fluhalp in Zermatt

A foodie's guide to mountain restaurants in Zermatt

Some refer to Zermatt as the lunch capital of the Alps. Others consider it as a resort reserved for foodies. They are both right!
A street in Guarda in the Lower Engadine, Switzerland

Even more beautiful Swiss towns to see in your lifetime

It's in those smaller towns where Swiss identity is kept alive. Apart from flagship Swiss destinations such as Geneva, Montreux or Zürich, here are...
Christian Eckert, General Manager at THE OMNIA Hotel IN Zermatt

Meet Christian Eckert of THE OMNIA Mountain Lodge in Zermatt

Every so often, Christian Eckert receives a phone call from a recruiter. "I'm not interested" is his standard answer. THE OMNIA in Zermatt is his...
Zermatt Matterhorn Hike

Hiking in Zermatt - Everything you need to roam with a view

Above the rooftops and stilted wooden chalets of Zermatt, nearly 400 kilometers of well-marked and maintained hiking trails unfold. Here are three...
Hotel Schweizerhof Zermatt

Japan meets Peru at the new Hotel Schweizerhof in Zermatt

Most everyone here in Zermatt has one thing in common: a passion for the mountains. Inside the lobby of the Hotel Schweizerhof, the crowds are...
Skiing in Zermatt Matterhorn

An unforgettable winter weekend at the CERVO Resort in Zermatt

Dreams do come true, after all! That's our realization after a winter weekend at the CERVO Mountain Boutique Resort in Zermatt. Who thought...
THE OMNIA Design Hotel in Zermatt, Switzerland

THE OMNIA Mountain Lodge in Zermatt has it all

"Omnia" is the ultimate Latin word, meaning "all encompassing." I was very intrigued when I heard about the THE OMNIA Hotel in Zermatt...
Hike in Zermatt, Switzerland

How to see the Matterhorn in Zermatt in a day

If we can get to the summit of mountains in the Bernese Oberland - Eiger, Mönch, and Jungfrau - there is surely a way to visit the Matterhorn by train...