Category Archive: Switzerland

7 European cities I would love to live in

Sometimes we come across cities that simply steal our hearts. Cities where we can imagine ourselves living. It can be for many reasons. Maybe it’s the big city feel, maybe the seaside atmosphere… Continue reading

Reaching 40: These are my 40 best travel experiences in Europe (Part 2)

A big birthday is a time for reflection, not at least when you’re turning 40! I can’t believe I’ve reached the big 4.0, but I do prefer this compared to the alternative. On… Continue reading

Reaching 40: These are my 40 best travel experiences in Europe (part 1)

A big birthday is a time for reflection, not at least when you’re turning 40! I can’t believe I’ve reached the big 4.0, but I do prefer this compared to the alternative. On… Continue reading

15 special spots I dream myself back to while being locked down

It has currently been more than three weeks since I left the building where I live here in Madrid. The current Coronavirus lock-down restrictions have made me a “prisoner” in my own home,… Continue reading

12 places in Europe to ‘get away from it all’ – once the world is back on track

Like many of you, the current and global Corona-crisis has left me stuck at home unable to travel or even go for a stroll in the local park. To be honest, it is… Continue reading

Husky Lodge in Switzerland is a dog lover’s dream

A wolf-looking pack of Siberian huskies, a snow-covered alpine landscape and a wooden cabin tugged in between steep mountainsides. This might sound like a dream, but it’s one that can come true if… Continue reading

4 cool alternative activities for non-skiers in Switzerland

Maybe it’s just me, but I have the feeling that most people only think of skiing when it comes to visiting Switzerland in the winter. And although the alpine country seems perfectly built… Continue reading

Switzerland: Dogsledding with huskies in Crans Montana

The dogs are jumping and barking of excitement as I approach them in my thick winter coat, and I’m greeted by both them and their owner, Pierre-Antoine Héritier. A skilled ‘husky musher’ who… Continue reading

A hockey night with SC Bern – Europe’s most popular bears

The Swiss capital might not be the first on people’s mind when it comes to a city break in Europe, but when it comes to the sport of ice hockey Bern tops one… Continue reading

Unique Accommodation: An alpine hotel full of surprises

What: Hotel du Lac Where: Crans Montana, Valais, Switzerland Web: boutique-hotel-du-lac.ch I love when a hotel or another type of accommodation really surprises me – not with the bill for the mini-bar, but… Continue reading