Switzerland

Tips and Articles in Switzerland

The construction for what is now the world's longest tunnel began all the way back in 1996. Two million truckloads of dirt later, Switzerland's NEAT Gotthard Base Tunnel (which lives 8,000 feet beneath the Alps) is just shy of being completed. The...
Switzerland is a confederation of rules and disciplines, as well as a confederation of cantons. It is sometimes said that in this miniature Alpine nation, what is not forbidden is compulsory. The Swiss are not known for frivolity; the grandeur of ...
Switzerland is a confederation of rules and disciplines, as well as a confederation of cantons. It is sometimes said that in this miniature Alpine nation, what is not forbidden is compulsory. The Swiss are not known for frivolity; the grandeur of ...
Switzerland is a confederation of rules and disciplines, as well as a confederation of cantons. It is sometimes said that in this miniature Alpine nation, what is not forbidden is compulsory. The Swiss are not known for frivolity; the grandeur of ...
Switzerland is a confederation of rules and disciplines, as well as a confederation of cantons. It is sometimes said that in this miniature Alpine nation, what is not forbidden is compulsory. The Swiss are not known for frivolity; the grandeur of ...
Switzerland is a confederation of rules and disciplines, as well as a confederation of cantons. It is sometimes said that in this miniature Alpine nation, what is not forbidden is compulsory. The Swiss are not known for frivolity; the grandeur of ...
Switzerland is a confederation of rules and disciplines, as well as a confederation of cantons. It is sometimes said that in this miniature Alpine nation, what is not forbidden is compulsory. The Swiss are not known for frivolity; the grandeur of ...
Switzerland is a confederation of rules and disciplines, as well as a confederation of cantons. It is sometimes said that in this miniature Alpine nation, what is not forbidden is compulsory. The Swiss are not known for frivolity; the grandeur of ...
Switzerland is a confederation of rules and disciplines, as well as a confederation of cantons. It is sometimes said that in this miniature Alpine nation, what is not forbidden is compulsory. The Swiss are not known for frivolity; the grandeur of ...
Believe it or not, there are more breweries per capita in the tiny European country of Switzerland than anywhere else in the world. “A lot of people don’t know this,” says British-expat Michael Jones, co-founder of The International, Zurich’s firs...
It’s rare that anyone actually enjoys being in airports these days, but if you’re obliged to wait out, say, a seven-hour layover, you’ll likely find it far more pleasant to do so overseas than in some bleak U.S. terminal. Consider your options abr...
What are the most expensive cities to visit on business?London?Paris?Zurich?Two consulting firms (one American, one Swiss) studied this question and came up with the same answer: Hong Kong, Tokyo, and Moscow. The U.S. firm, Runzheimer Internatio...
For most of us, running out of toothpaste is easily remedied by a quick trip to the local drugstore. For Kirsten and Carl Dixon, owners of the Winterlake Lodge on mile 198 along the Iditarod Trail in South Central Alaska, it involves calling an ai...
Surely you’ve played this game: Are you a hotel person, or an inn person? My answer has always been firm: I am not an inn person. The homey rooms, the cheerful “And what did you do today?” every time you come through the door, the enthusiastic sh...
North America Iconic Hikes Our top picks for tackling some of the most scenic U.S. landscapes. Yosemite National Park, California: On the Yosemite Walking & Hiking tour from Backroads, stroll beneath an 1,800-year-old giant sequoia in the park’...