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  • Swimming in the River Aare, Bern. Image: Bern Tourism

    Bern: Joy ride

    Plunge in the fast-flowing Aare river and let the current carry you on a whistle-stop tour along the banks of the Swiss capital of Bern Read More»

  • River Aare and Untertor Bridge

    Weekender: Bern

    Compact and quaint, with a crazy clock and resident bears, Bern is the quirky capital that surprises and stimulates in equal measure Read More»

  • Passengers taking in the view through the Glacier Express train’s iconic panoramic windows. Image: Slawek Kozdras

    Switzerland: Moving at the speed of a glacier

    With an average speed of just 24mph, the Glacier Express bills itself as the world’s slowest express train. And when your route is dotted with gorges, mountains, vineyards and spa… Read More»

  • Snowboarding, Laax

    Laax: Learning to freestyle

    In the Swiss resort of Laax, freestyle capital of Europe, it’s almost impossible to keep your feet on the ground Read More»

  • An Omega watch

    Bern: Made in Switzerland

    It may be small, but the region of Bern has certainly made its mark on the wider world. Thanks to the ingenuity of its people, it’s home to a diversity… Read More»