Top 5 typical winter traditions in Switzerland

Top 5 typical winter traditions in Switzerland

Many think that Switzerland is shaped and defined by chocolate making, quality watches, cheese farms and alphorn blowing. But the culture of this multilingual country is rooted into the ancient times, it is rich and beautiful. I have put together a top 5 list of the most typical traditions in Switzerland and there is another one, a sixth one practiced throughout the year, you can hear about if you watch the below video by the tourism board  of Switzerland. Enjoy and let me know if you ha... [ read more ]

Must-see destinations in Switzerland

Must-see destinations in Switzerland

It is probably the ski resorts and the largest cities, like Geneva or Zurich that attract most visitors to Switzerland, but there are other must-see destinations in the country. Check out my top 3 Swiss cities and go on a nice vacation. Believe me - and the below video - every effort will be made to create a relaxing vacation for you, while you are in Switzerland. You should take care of your watch, though! ;)   Basel Giving home to nearly 200,000 people, Basel is the third la... [ read more ]

The most livable cities of the world in 2011

The most livable cities of the world in 2011

Livability, infrastructure, level of cultural life and social environment. These are only a few of the aspects based on which Mercer puts together it's list of most livable cities of the world every year. According to them Vienna is henceforward the best city to live in. Mercer makes their list of best cities every year with 221 'competing' cities, New York being the baseline with a score of 100 points. The most successful cities are usually from Germany, Switzerland, the Scandinavian cou... [ read more ]