Articles Tagged ‘Switzerland’

10 Idyllic Swiss Villages

10 Idyllic Swiss Villages June 5, 2012 | Europe | Read More
The quiet Swiss village of Wengen is a gorgeous town with a long history. Host to the famous Lauberhorn Run Ski Race, Wengen has established itself as a popular skiing destination that sees crowds numbering in the thousands each year.

11 Dangerously Perched Cliff-Side Monasteries

11 Dangerously Perched Cliff-Side Monasteries June 4, 2012 | Featured | Read More
Placed on the tops of mountains, perched on steep hillsides, and nestled among sharp rocks, the precarious location of these monasteries offered protection from invaders and the chance for worshipers to feel close to god. By modern-day standards the construction of such compounds seems daunting –...

Recipe: Traditional (and Romantic!) Cheese Fondue

Recipe: Traditional (and Romantic!) Cheese Fondue February 10, 2012 | Food Lovers | Read More
These days “fondue” is used to describe any food dipped into a communal bowl of hot stuff – whether it be oil to cook meat, chocolate to dip strawberries, or the classic, cheese fondue. The national dish of Switzerland since the 1930s, fondue became increasingly popular after being...

Old Spice Sends Two On Adventure Tours To Promote New Product Line

Old Spice Sends Two On Adventure Tours To Promote New Product Line August 17, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
If you’re looking to get out and travel for cheap, but aren’t sure where to start, just consider that there are as many ways to see the world as there are creative ideas. In the case of Zachary Scheel, an Ohio native who now lives in the Pacific Northwest, one such brainchild recently helped...

Europeans Keep Roadways Safe Using Angels and Druids

Europeans Keep Roadways Safe Using Angels and Druids May 24, 2010 | Austria, Offbeat | Read More
In America, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is trying to cut down on auto accidents with bans on cell phone use. Overseas, they have decided to take an altogether different tack. If you’re driving down certain motorways in Austria, you’re as likely to see a man resembling Obi-wan Kenobi...

NileGuide 5 with Nancy D. Brown – What a Trip!

NileGuide 5 with Nancy D. Brown – What a Trip! August 11, 2009 | NileGuide 5 | Read More
This week’s NileGuide 5 interview is with Nancy D. Brown, freelance travel writer and blogger at www.Nancydbrown.com. She is also the Lodging Editor of the UpTake Lodging Blog. When she’s not traveling she can be found a) in front of the computer b) tweeting on her iPhone @Nancydbrown c)...