Articles Tagged ‘Gluhwein’

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...

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...

Bern Onion Festival Merits Special SwissRail Train Schedules

Bern Onion Festival Merits Special SwissRail Train Schedules November 16, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The day starts early at the Onion Festival: image courtesy of berninfo.com The “Zibelemärit” (the onion market) is a traditional folk festival which takes place on the fourth Monday every November starting at 5:00 AM! For about 100 years farmers from the surrounding areas have been bringing...