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Visit Zermatt Before the Alpine Sykline Changes Forever

Visit Zermatt Before the Alpine Sykline Changes Forever February 25, 2011 | Hotels, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Many of the world’s most dramatic alpine peaks tower above the traffic-free Swiss village of Zermatt. The highest Alp in Switzerland, Monte Rosa, rises to 15,203 feet while another, the world’s most photographed mountain, the Matterhorn, tops out at 14,692 feet. Also here, but lesser known, is the...

ALPINE SNOW GOLF: Boërl & Kroff Second Tournament in Gstaad

ALPINE SNOW GOLF: Boërl & Kroff Second Tournament in Gstaad February 25, 2011 | Events, Hotels, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Yes, you read it correctly; this is a golf tournament on snow that will be held in the très chic resort of Gstaad, Switzerland on Saturday, March 5, 2011. There is still time to register on the event’s website. Golfers will be arriving in Gstaad next week from all over Europe to participate in the...

Château d’Oex: Famous Friday!

Château d’Oex: Famous Friday! January 28, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Competing balloon pilots, enthusiastic spectators and eager passengers woke up to yet another day of radiant sunshine albeit a bit chilly at first at about 21° F, but then it warmed up to toasty 25° F. But with the bright sunshine and dry air, the conditions are perfect for a bit of glühwein (hot...

Château d’Oex: In the Air and on the Ground

Château d’Oex: In the Air and on the Ground January 27, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Magnificent sunny skies welcomed today’s balloon pilots of the 33rd International Hot Air Balloon Festival in Château d’Oex, Switzerland. They all took off this morning for the competitions in invigorating temperatures of 25° F (a high of 29° F), but no glacial winds like last week. To experience...

Château d’Oex: More Hot Air

Château d’Oex: More Hot Air January 25, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Warmer temperatures were in order today (up to a high of 28°F) and loads of sunshine for the 33rd International Hot Air Balloon Festival in Château d’Oex, Switzerland that began on Saturday. The balloon racing pilots took to the skies on time this morning and the Château d’Oex hot air balloon...

Let the (Hot Air Balloon) Races Begin! Château-d’Oex Today

Let the (Hot Air Balloon) Races Begin! Château-d’Oex Today January 24, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Today at Château-d’Oex, Switzerland, at the “33rd Festival International de Ballons”, it’s a green light for balloonists! This morning it was about 20° F and mostly sunny. The competitors took off at 9:45 AM for today’s competition which is called “The Two Gruyères.” Two Gruyères?...

Up, Up and Away. Would you like to ride in my beautiful balloon?

Up, Up and Away. Would you like to ride in my beautiful balloon? January 23, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Just to get you in the mood for an amazing event that is taking place right now in the Swiss Alps, sing along with the 5th Dimension (OK this is really retro) and then I’ll tell you where to find the serious balloonists (up to 100). The place to be during this brisk (25°-26 ° F) but sunny weekend...

Dreaming of the Swiss Winter Wonderland?

Dreaming of the Swiss Winter Wonderland? January 8, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Couldn’t make it to Switzerland this year during one of the heaviest snow falls in decades sticking right down to the shores of Lake Geneva (Lac Leman in French) as well as all the other gorgeous lakes in Switzerland? Well, it was unusual this year as you will see in this gorgeous slide show from Swissinfo.ch....

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow…and you can know before you go!

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow…and you can know before you go! December 11, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Switzerland Tourism, online known as myswitzerland.com has a Swiss Snow Report App for your iPhone, iPodtouch, and iPad and it’s free from the iTunes App Store. The Swiss Snow Report App has more than just the snow conditions but also live cams and Swiss ski trail maps with ski levels indicated so...

Swiss Holiday Souvenirs and Gifts That Everyone Will Actually Love!

Swiss Holiday Souvenirs and Gifts That Everyone Will Actually Love! November 22, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Want to take home great memories and gifts for your loved ones after your very Happy Holidays in the Lake Geneva region of Switzerland? I know that you’ve seen those over-priced cheap looking little cow bells possibly made in other parts of the world that neither you nor anyone else would ever look...
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