Zermatt Winter Travel Packages

Posted on February 21, 2016 By

The Swiss Alps are a great destination for skiing, the most popular areas located in Valais, Graubunden and Bernese Oberland. Zermatt is a village in the Valais area at the northern base of the Matterhorn. Despite the growth in popularity and the fact that it is one of the greatest mountain climbing and ski locations…


Swiss Hiking A Fabulous Get Away

Posted on February 15, 2016 By

An enthusiastic hiker and outdoor fanatic are not terms I would ever use to describe myself. My husband, on the contrary, is just that. The man would live under the stars if he could! It does seem interesting that the two of us ended up together, considering our interests are rather opposite and there is…


Preparation Tips for Hiking the Swiss Alps

Posted on February 11, 2016 By

With some of the most scenic landscapes in the world, hiking the Swiss Alps is sure to be one of the most fabulous vacations you have ever taken. You will get to experience the majestic Alps as well as enjoy the charm and allure of the quaint local towns and natives. However, before you begin…


Swiss Fondue Recipe and History

Posted on February 3, 2016 By

Truly epic, fondue history starts with a recipe in Homer’s Iliad (Song XI). Doesn’t it stand to reason that the mixture described of Pramnos wine, grated goat’s cheese and white flour was a fondue? Well, whether that’s what Homer was describing or not, fondue history states that the warm cheese dish originated in Switzerland but…