Category Archive: Switzerland

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

Switzerland: On tracks to the Top of Europe

What if I told you that you can “climb” a mountain in the comfortable seat of a train – but still be rewarded with some of Switzerland’s most glorious views to snowclad alpine… Continue reading

3 cities in Switzerland to boost your Christmas spirit

Christmas is just around the corner, but you might be looking for a little boost to get your spirits flying high for the holidays. I just returned from a short trip to the… Continue reading

Live from… Zürich: A day as a travel writer

When travelling for work (travel writing) days can be a really intense stream of events. Early morning check-outs and later check-ins, packing and unpacking, catching trains and buses, and walking countless kilometers to… Continue reading

Swiss “wintertainment”: ICE MAGIC in Interlaken

Take five various sized ice rinks and connect them with 450 meters of icy runways. Add music and colourful lights, a stretch of enticing stalls of food and drinks, a cozy lounge area… Continue reading