WHY MÜRREN IS THE GEM OF SWITZERLAND

After returning from a fortnight spent in Switzerland, I am dying to go back! The mountains, the waterfalls, the scenery, the fondue (in cheese and chocolate varieties) - it was all so beautiful, [...]

WHY MÜRREN IS THE GEM OF SWITZERLAND2019-09-04T21:36:42+01:00

STANDING ON TOP OF EUROPE AT THE JUNGFRAUJOCH

So, anyone that has visited the Berner Oberland region in Switzerland knows that the Jungfrau (pronounced young-frau-yock) is king of the mountain range there. As you're gazing at the trifecta of the [...]

STANDING ON TOP OF EUROPE AT THE JUNGFRAUJOCH2019-09-04T21:39:26+01:00

MEETING THE MATTERHORN IN ZERMATT

There are countless reasons to visit Zermatt all year round. In Winter, it turns into a wonderland of snow capped chateaus, a magnificent ski resort to try out the slopes and the buzz of Apres-ski. In [...]

MEETING THE MATTERHORN IN ZERMATT2019-09-04T18:28:23+01:00

LUCERNE: A QUICK GUIDE

Okay, so Lucerne is officially my favourite city in Switzerland! Situated next to the beautiful Lake Lucerne, with historic architectural masterpieces placed either side and the famous Kapellbrücke bridge running through its [...]

LUCERNE: A QUICK GUIDE2019-09-04T18:29:34+01:00

MERINGUES & SHERLOCK HOLMES IN MEIRINGEN

  There are two reasons why I love the town of Meiringen in Switzerland - 1) my absolute all time favourite sugary treat the meringue originated from here and 2) Sir [...]

MERINGUES & SHERLOCK HOLMES IN MEIRINGEN2019-09-04T18:31:15+01:00

CHECKING IN AT THE GRAND HOTEL GIESSBACH

The Grand Hotel Giessbach could be, in my opinion, one of the best historic hotels in Europe, if not THE best. Located in a beautiful setting above the turquoise glacial lake of Brienzersee, surrounded by [...]

CHECKING IN AT THE GRAND HOTEL GIESSBACH2019-09-04T18:33:22+01:00

A DAY IN SAAS-FEE

So today I decided to visit the pretty village of Saas-Fee in Switzerland which is a famous ski resort and is accessible all year round, even in the heat of summer. Located in [...]

A DAY IN SAAS-FEE2019-09-04T18:34:30+01:00

EXPLORING LAKE BRIENZ BY BOAT

There are two big lakes in the Jungfrau Region of Switzerland, Lake Thun and Lake Brienz. Whichever you choose to visit, you will certainly not be disappointed by the spectacular views. With [...]

EXPLORING LAKE BRIENZ BY BOAT2019-09-04T18:36:44+01:00