The Alps: High Mountains in Motion, a new photography book by acclaimed wildlife and nature photographer Lorenz Andreas Fischer, published by teNeues.
These Two New Museums In Vevey Are Almost Too Interesting To Be Called Museums By Cathie Arquilla Let Me Introduce You to Mr. Chaplin You may think you don’t like Charlie Chaplin, but you do. To visit Chaplin’s World in Vevey, Switzerland is to jump into Chaplin’s life, a life rich with humor, talent, audacious […]
That fighting “bull” in the ring in the Swiss Alps is actually a cow By Tom Douglas When it comes to thundering hooves and flashing horns, Spain has its running of the bulls in Pamplona, Canada has its Calgary Stampede, and Switzerland has its cow fights in the Val d’Hérens town of Aproz. That’s right. Cow […]
Basler Fasnacht: a Carnival Like No Other As pipers play, watch out for the Waeggis who might tackle you! By Inka Quisotte-Pinchette Standing in the dark and freezing cold on a windy bridge at 2 in the morning takes some determination. Particularly when you know that you’ll have to defend the same spot for another […]
The Jungfrau Region and Hotel Edelweiss, a Swiss Adventure By Ron Ellege Arresting mountains, an abundance of activities, and a wide range of hotel offerings make the Jungfrau Region of the Swiss Alps a must do for the world traveler. Here one can capture the vision of soaring Swiss Alps, the smell of fresh air […]
Seeing Switzerland by Rail By Shelley Seale The central European country of Switzerland, land-locked and bordered by Italy, France, Germany, Austria, and Liechtenstein, could be described as having a split personality. In the northern and central regions, you will find the Swiss-German feel of the country – more Germanic in culture and attitude yet with […]
The Other Switzerland–Ticino–In Italian By Tom Koppel Photos by Annie Palovcik A sultry breeze wafts in through tall palms and fig trees, where small waves lap at the shoreline. Stately Renaissance-era buildings overlook the water, which is fringed by steep mountains. Friendly passersby smile and greet us in Italian. Yet we are not on the […]
Lake Geneva Switzerland: Lausanne, Montreaux and Vevey cities that are dynamic, full of culture and great culinary experiences…our travel stylist surveys the scene.
Zurich, Bern and Basel, Switzerland: Where to Eat, What to See, and Where to Walk By Sarah Hartshorne As an American visiting Switzerland I felt like a teenager visiting my friend with the rich, older parents. The ones with 12 different kinds of pasta in the pantry that kept flowers on the table every day. […]