Lausanne: The night is calling

Lausanne: The night is calling

The Charles-Bessières bridge curves towards the symbolic centre of Lausanne: the more than 700-year-old protestant Notre-Dame Cathedral. Reigning proudly above(…)

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Restaurant: Zürich – AuGust

Restaurant: Zürich – AuGust

Zurich’s Widder Hotel has always been a special little something. Nestled in the traditional Augustiner Quarter, the stylish five-star is(…)

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Alpamare – Water games

Alpamare – Water games

It’s been ten years since I first noticed Alpamare. I was working nearby and could see the colourful slides from(…)

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Restaurant: Vivus – Zurich

Restaurant: Vivus – Zurich

“Steigenberger Bellerive au Lac” is a hotel for aficionados. Opened in 1930, the traditional four-star operation on Zurich’s Seepromenade has(…)

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Markets in the city: Zurich

Markets in the city: Zurich

Fresh vegetables, warm bread, colourful flowers, cheese and organic meat, as well as homemade sauces and marmalades: more and more(…)

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Scuol: Water Of Life

Scuol: Water Of Life

Scuol and water have always been inseparable. As early as the middle ages, people talked about the healing power of(…)

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Hiltl Shop: To go please!

Hiltl Shop: To go please!

On a snowy November evening, the center of Zurich is buzzing with shoppers. Their busy endeavours come to a standstill(…)

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Restaurant Schönegg – Zürich

Restaurant Schönegg – Zürich

High above Wädenswil, Restaurant ‘Schönegg’ is all set for the festive season. Where sun umbrellas jostled for space during the summer,(…)

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Inferno race: Mürren

Inferno race: Mürren

On a dark Friday evening high up in the mountains, the fearsome effigy of a fire devil is accompanied by(…)

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