Scenic cable car rides in Switzerland

Scenic cable car rides in Switzerland

Switzerland's mountains are a dream come true for hikers, and it's not inconceivable at all that some people should like to see them and visit them every day. But hiking or climbing a Swiss mountain, even a small one, is no walk in the park, and they are hardly the kind of places that a regular traveler would bear to tackle every day. If hiking is not your thing at all, don't resign yourself to simply stare at these wonders of nature, because cable cars are the perfect solutions for traveler... [ read more ]

The most beautiful waterfalls in Switzerland

The most beautiful waterfalls in Switzerland

Switzerland is known for its watches, chocolate and banks, but in the traveling community it is the natural beauty of the country that gets the most attention. For centuries, this little haven of mountains and valleys has been a refuge from the worries of day to day life for many people. Since the 19th century at least, the well off citizens of Europe have come to Switzerland to get their fill of fresh mountain air and exercise. Roaming in the vast outdoors has been the activity of choice fo... [ read more ]

Scenic drives in Switzerland

Scenic drives in Switzerland

Switzerland is by no means the largest country in Europe, yet it would take quite a lot of time to wader around it on foot in order to see some of the best spots in one shot. Unless you are a really resilient hiker with lots of time on your hand, the easiest way to get a good glimpse of Switzerland's natural beauty is to take a drive. There is no shortage of scenic drives in Switzerland, considering that there's hardly a spot in the country that can't be considered picturesque in some way. G... [ read more ]

Adventure travel in Interlaken

Adventure travel in Interlaken

The small town of Interlaken has been surrounded by stories of travel and romance for centuries. The touristic potential of this lovely spot was discovered by 19th century Victorian tourists, who probably couldn't stop swooning over the stunning landscapes before their eyes: the Bernese Highlands. But today, tourists do more than simply stare in amazement at the Jungfrau peak, or at the green pastures. Although the town is famous for its tourist streets, restaurants, souvenir shops and sceni... [ read more ]

Shopping for souvenirs in Switzerland

Shopping for souvenirs in Switzerland

If you're a traveler with time and money on their hands, as well as a large family and many friends back home, all clamoring for presents, then buying souvenirs when you travel is probably already a habit for you. While in some places you have to look long and hard to find something worth taking home, this is not the case in Switzerland, a country that's known worldwide for its local  delicacies, products and crafts. In fact, traditional souvenirs from Switzerland are sometimes so awesome o... [ read more ]

A guide to Zurich's nightlife

A guide to Zurich’s nightlife

Although there are some exceptions to the rule, a traveler looking for a good time and a few drinks should head to the capital of the country she or he is visiting. When it comes to Switzerland, this rule definitely applies, because Zurich is one of the most exciting nightlife hotspots in the country. This cosmopolitan city might seen a bit too glamorous and fancy for the ordinary traveler, but actually you can find every imaginable sort of drinking establishment on the winding streets of Zu... [ read more ]

Visiting Jungfraujoch, the top of Europe

Visiting Jungfraujoch, the top of Europe

Jungfraujoch is the jewel of the Bernese Alps: a beautiful mountain pass between the cantons of Valais and Bern, and the lowest point between the mountains of Jungfrau and Mönch. Despite being surrounded by some rather tall mountains, Jungfraujoch is often called the Top of Europe. There is no better place to admire the majestic Swiss Alps than Jungfrahjoch - you can even see the French Vosges mountains on clear days! If you are a fan of snowy panoramas, interesting train trips and remote ... [ read more ]