The 5 Best Day Hikes in the Swiss Alps

Simply put, the Swiss Alps are perhaps the best supported hiking destination in the entire world. Where else can you enjoy drop-dead gorgeous mountain scenery and never have to carry anything more than a light daypack? Even on long-distance trails like the Haute Route you can walk for days on end without a tent, sleeping bag, food, or stove. That’s because […]

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Traditional Food To Try In Switzerland

Historically speaking, Switzerland is a nation of farmers. Traditional Swiss dishes came from simple ingredients such as cheese and potatoes. What makes this tasty dishes more exciting is the regional influences which include North Italian, German, and French cuisine. So imagine the rich cream sauces brought by North Italian influence, or the wrapping of meat […]

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The Most Beautiful Place In The World? Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

As we drove into the small Swiss town of Lauterbrunnen it was unlike anything we’d ever seen before. In traditional Swiss fashion, cross-timbers mark the facades of the village and it’s adorable… but comes standard in the old-country. The village setting is where the magic lies. Lauterbrunnen is positioned along a crystal river in the center of a U-shaped valley […]

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