15 most beautiful towns in Switzerland to visit (includes map)

most beautiful towns in Switzerland

I have lived and worked in Switzerland and visited family living there many times so it is a country I know well. Some of the first things I am asked when people realise I have lived there are Where are the best places to visit in Switzerland? (Which are the best cities in Switzerland? The […]

The Ultimate Guide To The Best Mt Pilatus Tours

Mt Pilatus tours

If you are visiting the beautiful city of Lucerne in Switzerland do not miss the opportunity to take a day trip to Mount Pilatus. There are some great day trips from Lucerne but visiting Pilatus is my personal favourite. Having visited Lucerne on at least 20 occasions and also lived in Switzerland this is one […]

8 of the Best Switzerland Scenic Train Trips: a Complete Travel Guide (includes map)

Best Switzerland Scenic Train Trips featured by top international travel blogger, Tracy's Travels in Time

Think of Switzerland and beautiful mountains, stunning lakes and jaw-dropping scenery immediately come to mind. Swiss chalets decorated with bright flowers clustered in quaint villages and towns on valley floors or perched on mountain sides or on the edge of its many lakes.  Over the last 30 years I have lived and worked in Switzerland […]

A guide to traveling on the Bernina Express

the-bernina-express | A Trip on the Bernina Express featured by top internation travel blog, Tracy's Travels in Time

(This post about traveling on the Bernina Express was updated in 2019) The Bernina Express is consistently found in lists of the most scenic train journeys around the world. The Bernina line runs from Italy to Switzerland (or vice versa) starting/ending in the Italian town of Tirano and starting/ending in the Swiss town of Chur. […]

Best books about Switzerland

BEST BOOKS ABOUT SWITZERLAND

If you are heading to Switzerland – for a holiday or perhaps for longer – I have put together my list of the best books about Switzerland. This includes fiction/non-fiction titles. As long as it is about Switzerland or the Swiss people it counts! These are also my choices of best books – you may […]

A Swiss train journey to Jungfraujoch Top of Europe

Jungfraujoch Top of Europe

(This post was about visiting Jungfraujoch Top of Europe was updated in November 2018)   If you enjoy train journeys you will know that Switzerland is home to some of the most scenic rail journeys in the world including the Jungfraubahn railway to the highest station in Europe –  Jungfraujoch Top of Europe. The Jungfrau […]