The 10 Best Hikes In Switzerland

Whether you’re looking to see towering peaks and massive glaciers or emerald blue lakes and charming valleys, the number of possibilities for hiking in Switzerland are endless. In fact, the main reason why I moved here over 3 years ago from the states was not because of the cheese or chocolate, but because the mountains […]

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7 Best Things To Do In Martigny, Switzerland

Don’t come to Martigny and expect everything Swiss. Come to Martigny and expect a hodgepodge of three countries found in one elegantly-beautiful area. Because it’s a junction of road that connects so many different influences – French, Italian, and Swiss – Martigny seems to have created this subculture that’s uniquely its own. How did this […]

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11 Different Ways to Be Polite in Switzerland

The Swiss are quite fond of their social norms. It’s rather easy for a visitor to make a faux pas and seem like an uncivilised barbarian. So if you want to appear polite and well-mannered to your Swiss host you should follow these 12 rules. How to win the politeness game in Switzerland | © Hans/ Pixabay […]

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12 Reasons to Visit Montreux, Switzerland

The lakeside resort of Montreux is one of the best places to enjoy Switzerland. Surrounded by nature and on the banks of Lac Léman, it’s buzzing with lively culture and a vibrant arts scene. Don’t miss the world-famous Montreux Jazz Festival which is a definite must-see. The promenade Montreux’s lakeside promenade is always bursting with […]

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Top 10 Places You Can’t Miss In Switzerland

For ravishing alpine scenery and quaint villages oozing storybook charm, it’s hard to beat Switzerland. The soaring snow-capped peaks of the Alps, glittering blue lakes, emerald valleys, glaciers, and picturesque lakeside hamlets imbue this landlocked nation with a fairytale beauty. Travelers come here for jaw-dropping scenery but are charmed by the many cultural attractions. The […]

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Top 8 Places To Eat In St. Gallen, Switzerland

The beautiful Swiss city of St. Gallen – pronounced Sank Gallen locally – is located just south of the Lake Constance (Bodensee) in the northeastern part of Switzerland. The city was founded in between the 6th and 7th-century by an Irish monk called Saint Gallus. Legend has it that he commanded a bear to help […]

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