Swiss Transport Museum & Musegg Wall

Swiss Transport Museum & Musegg Wall

One of the more important museum to see which is the best and biggest is the Swiss Transport Museum or the Verkehrshaus. It is a house full of attractions with more than three thousands of items on exhibit. The space is forty thousand square meters big and it is one of Europe's largest and most diversified transport museum with a planetarium as well as a giant-screen IMAX cinema. There are regular shows everyday and you can easily get there to Lidostrasse 5 which is about two kilometers... [ read more ]

Unique Lucerne in Switzerland

Unique Lucerne in Switzerland

One hour south of Zurich and Basel is the special Lucerne with amazing panorama. Lucerne is situated at the western end of Lake Lucerne. It is geographically and spiritually the heart of Switzerland. You are highly recommended to check out the city as well as the world-famous medieval Chapel Bridge which connects the old part of the town to the new. The contrast is simply amazing with this more than 660-year-old wooden and sheltered bridge. It didn't survive a fire in 1993 but fortunately... [ read more ]

Davos, Europe's Highest Town

Davos, Europe’s Highest Town

There are two direct trains per hour from Zurich to get to Chur. It takes about one hour and fifteen minutes to arrive there. You can check out Maienfeld for the legendary Heidi-Village with those old wooden chalets seized upon as the "original Heidi house", good way to visualize how Heidi had lived one hundred years ago. Chur to Davos Another one and a half hour away by train from Chur is to Davos. Whether you change in Landquart or Filisur, you can get to the heart of the Alps, Davos. Sm... [ read more ]

Geneva Highlights

Geneva Highlights

You can reach Cointrin within six minutes from the international airport. At the Railway station Cornavin, there are everything from migros supermarkets, bike rental, travel agency, public phones and Internet. Migros is one of the largest Swiss enterprises for supermarket chain. Must See Now that your are there, you must see the Saint Peter's Cathedral which is smacked right in the central point of Geneva's old town. Make 175 steps to the summit of its north tower and grab that breathtakin... [ read more ]

Lower Engadine's Scuol and Chur

Lower Engadine’s Scuol and Chur

The main resort of 1,250 metres in Lower Engadine is the health spa, Scuol. Next to it and around it are twenty-five other mineral springs. Bogn Engiadina complex is worth a visit, it is located at Stradun and opens from 8am. Admission is CHF 25 and if you are a wanderer adventurous enough, you could see those incredibly quaint looking Engadine cobbled squares and dwellings in Lower Scuol. Hiking and Biking Possibilities In about two hours if you take a train from Chur to Scuol-Tarasp, you... [ read more ]

Swiss Indulgence: Good to Know

Swiss Indulgence: Good to Know

Whether you are traveling there on budget or a luxurious trip, there are some useful information which you ought to know. From currency, emergency phone number, health insurance, Internet, languages, population to tipping. Democracy Switzerland is a democracy and the Swiss do vote a few times each year. Be it on local issues or cantonal issues, or even federal issues like raising taxes, public building, environmental and international participation. Every Swiss has a right and has a say. T... [ read more ]

Grison, the Biggest Swiss Canton

Grison, the Biggest Swiss Canton

Here in Grison, it hosts many popular resorts such as St. Moritz, Films-Laax-Falera, Scuol and Davos to name a few. Famously known for sports, you can find 150 valleys, 615 lakes, small villages, and beautiful mountain landscapes. There is the Swiss National Park, hiking places, adventures, and biking trails. Take the Glacier Express or Palm Express through the Grison area, You can also try the Bernina Express or the Engadin Express. Films, Laax, Falera (Surselva) These are linked sports r... [ read more ]

Best Spa Destinations in Switzerland

Best Spa Destinations in Switzerland

If you are looking for the best place for a thermal spa vacation, you do not have to search any more, because without any further ado, Switzerland is the perfect thermal spa destination, in the neighborhood of the majestic Alps. In the following, we collected the best spa destinations in Switzerland, in order to help you learn a bit more about those spots where the warm healing waters are pumped into the thermal baths, offering  perfect destination spots for healing and relaxing as well. ... [ read more ]

Transportation Networks in Switzerland

Transportation Networks in Switzerland

We are talking about Switzerland here, so obviously, a rich country like it will have cities and towns with an excellent transportation network. There is a ticket machine at almost every stop, so you can buy your ticket conveniently. As for the railway system, it is an extensive one which allows you a joyful ride and you can enjoy the scenery as much as possible. You can even make seat reservations for special scenic trains such as Glacier Express or Bernina Express. Swiss Passes What you ... [ read more ]

Swiss Charcuterie: French Influenced Cuisines

Swiss Charcuterie: French Influenced Cuisines

Drawn upon the three principal cultures, French, Italian and German, the Swiss cuisine is much to do with its agricultural heritage. Expect cheese, potatoes and hearty dishes from traditional recipes of the respective canton. Fondue Caquelon or communal pot over a spirit lamp (rechaud) is how the fondue is eaten in Switzerland. Dip your long-stemmed forks with bread into the melted cheese. Or the sweet version with melted chocolate mixture, and this time, you dipped pieces of fruit. Even m... [ read more ]