Category Archive: Switzerland

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

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