The best luxury hotels in Geneva

The best luxury hotels in Geneva

Large cities offer lots of options, and in the case of Geneva, the second most populous city in Switzerland, there are more than enough accommodation options to leave your pondering your choice for days. Geneva is intensely artistic, intensely historical and a center for international politics, but also a tourist hub that serves as gateway to the Swiss Alps. Like Zurich, Geneva is by no means cheap, but whatever it has the offer, the quality is top notch. If you are planning on a lavish vaca... [ read more ]

The wonders of the Swiss National Park

The wonders of the Swiss National Park

There's no doubt that Switzerland is one of the most beautiful countries in Europe, it's enough to look at any picture of the Swiss Alps or a green pasture in the mountains to realize that. So it is rather surprising that there should be only one national park in the whole country! But even if the Swiss National Park is the only national park in Switzerland, it's beauty is unsurpassed. This national park is one of the oldest in Europe, having been established in 1914, and it is part of the U... [ read more ]

A backpacker's guide to budget skiing in Switzerland

A backpacker’s guide to budget skiing in Switzerland

Switzerland is a notoriously expensive country, and backpackers tend to stay away from it because few people imagine that there is a way to see this beautiful country on a budget. But Switzerland, despite its ill fame, is actually affordable if you can bear to part with luxury for a while, and don't mind living rough from time to time. But what happens when it comes to some of the best tourist spots in Switzerland, namely ski resorts? Some of the best ski resorts in Europe can be found in th... [ read more ]