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Did you know that nearly 150 years ago the first mountain railway in Europe departed from Vitznau and went up Mount Rigi? It seemed fitting that we should try out this day trip for ourselves, with our teenage daughter and our dog in tow, and we absolutely LOVED the experience! View from the train Starting in Vitznau with its quaint train station, we caught the 12.15 train up to Rigi Kaltbad. As the cogwheel train carved its way through the trees and offered ever more lovely views of the lake, it was surprising how quickly we slipped into a holiday mood and once we got off at Rigi Kaltbad, we were all looking forward for our two hour hike to Rigi Scheidegg. Our

Switzerland and chocolate is a long love affair. The country became a big player in the

Chestnuts Chestnuts are a Swiss staple at this time of year and can be enjoyed

First your eyes begin to itch, then your nose is runny and before you know

When we talk about fish, we automatically have some dishes in mind: "Blue trout", "baked

A concept which was initiated in Southern Italy over a hundred years ago is making

Widely considered to be a Swiss national dish the humble Rösti (pronounced, rer-shtee) was originally

Switzerland is know for its watches, chocolates and cheeses. But did you know it also

I must admit I didn't know what to expect when I headed to the Swiss

When I planned to visit the Swiss Museum of Transport I did not know what

It is not the first time we are writing about the transport museum which is

Editors Note: This post was updated on 14/1/2014 I recently found out about the Swiss Museum

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In just a few days, Luzern’s very own county fair, the Lozärner Määs will begin! From

With children back at school and the weather getting cooler, the time is approaching for

Every autumn, all over the Alps, farmers go through the same process, having taken their

Fasnacht, known as the fifth season, is a very special time in Luzern. Over the

With gun control being in the headlines again we thought we‘d take a look at

This Sunday marked the first Sunday of Advent, so it is now completely acceptable to

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With close to 28 000 official cases and nearly 1500 deaths Switzerland is currently placed

This time Dr. Brandi Eijsermans is talking about what we can do to cope with

It’s officially springtime! The sun is shining, the air warm, the time has changed

We sat down with Dr. Brandi Eijsermans to discuss how to deal with the extended

Somehow everyone is becoming an expert on how to tackle the Covid-19 virus, and a

Here is a scoop, the month of March will be the only month until this

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