Category Archive: Switzerland

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

My 13 best travel experiences in Europe

It’s a frosty winter morning here in Denmark, so I thought it would be a good day to stay warm inside and cherish some of the greatest travel memories I have stored on… Continue reading

Travelooney’s Random Travel Awards 2017 – Part 2

2017 was a busy travel year for me and I’m many European memories and experiences richer as I start off 2018. Therefore I’d like to “reward” some of the destinations and locations I’ve… Continue reading

Christmas in Europe: 13 first hand travel tips

While some people don’t like to travel during the Christmas-season, many other people love to see how it’s all done in other cities and countries, when it comes to Christmas markets, shopping and… Continue reading

Unique Accommodation: Marktgasse Hotel in the historic heart of Zürich

Marktgasse Hotel in Zürich’s enticing Niederdorf neighbourhood is another kind of modern – simple, stylish and yet traditional. The result of a well balanced restoration (from 2013-2015), of the building that has been… Continue reading

Switzerland: 12 exciting things to do in and around St. Gallen

St. Gallen is my most recent Swiss discovery. An often overlooked city in the alpine country’s northeastern corner – full of charm and experiences in and around its historic heart. Just take a… Continue reading

Live from… St. Gallen: Discovering a new corner of Switzerland

Today the rain has been falling on the cobblestoned streets of St. Gallen (or St. Gall), but yesterday was as sunny a day as they get, and both this old city and the nearby… Continue reading

Live from… the skyline of Zürich

I got a nice surprise when I arrived at my hotel in Zürich late last night. The Marktgasse Hotel in the historic Niederdorf neighbourhood along the river. An old building converted into a… Continue reading