The most interesting museums in Basel

The most interesting museums in Basel

The beautiful medieval city on Basel is one of the most interesting, and at the same time most underrated travel destinations in Switzerland. Although it is not as busy or as glamorous as Zurich, Basel has countless amazing tourist attractions up its sleeve. The medieval town with its beautifully preserved buildings ranks among the best of its kind in Europe, it has some great trade fairs and carnivals, and a treasure trove of fascinating museums with some of the most compelling art collecti... [ read more ]

Top 5 hiking trails in Switzerland

Top 5 hiking trails in Switzerland

There's no better place for hiking in Europe than Switzerland - the mountains, the green slopes, deep valleys and fairytale-like forests create a paradise for hikers. The only problem with hiking in Switzerland is the fact that you can only do it a couple of months per year, before the snow descends on the Alps and it becomes too cold for hiking. Switzerland's geography is very varied, which means that you can find hiking trails fit for experienced as well as casual hikers. Mountain rides ma... [ read more ]

The best snowboarding destinations in Switzerland

The best snowboarding destinations in Switzerland

Snowboarding is a fairly new sport, dating back to the 70's, when it emerged in the US under the influence, of sledding, skiing, surfing and skateboarding, and if you have ever done any of these things, you probably don't have any problems wit getting the hang of snowboarding. Whether you are an experienced snowboarder or just starting to get into this sport, Switzerland is one of the best countries on the planet to practice it. The countless ski resorts high in the Alps are the perfect grou... [ read more ]

Top 5 things to do in Zurich

Top 5 things to do in Zurich

If you're into international finances, Zurich will seem like a goldmine to you - the city is home to countless international company headquarters, banks, stock exchange. But for the regular visitor, Zurich is simply a fascinating city with much to see and do, with rich historical heritage and lively artistic scene, clean and organized like Swiss clockwork. This European jewel is surrounded by the snowy peaks of the Alps, and due to its being to close to many popular tourist resorts, it is se... [ read more ]

The best Swiss destinations for chocolate lovers

The best Swiss destinations for chocolate lovers

Swiss chocolate has earned itself the reputation of being one of the most delicious in the world, and it would not be surprising if chocolate lovers decided to visit Switzerland based on its chocolatey appeal alone. Switzerland is a place of pilgrimage for chocolate fans - you have to visit the country at least once in your lifetime and taste your favorite treat in the place where it was created. There are many places in Switzerland where chocolate lovers can indulge in their passion, like dream... [ read more ]

A budget traveler’s guide to Switzerland

A budget traveler’s guide to Switzerland

Switzerland has always seemed like some kind of off-limits territory for budget travelers and backpackers, because most of the traveling community knows that this small European country is notoriously expensive. However, Switzerland also has an irresistible allure, way beyond the chic ski resorts or the green hills pictured in postcards. This country is a mixed bag of Italian, French and German culture, art and cuisine. But this mishmash comes at a high price, and many tourists who usually t... [ read more ]