5 Tips for Visiting The Swiss Alps

Buying tickets to the train on SBB's mobile app while visiting the Swiss Alps.

If you’re thinking of visiting the Swiss Alps, these tips will give you a leg up. Or if you’re like me, they’ll at least make you less anxious about getting everything right. The Alps cross several countries but this post is about the part of the Alps that are in…

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First Cliff Walk in Grindelwald, Switzerland

First Cliff Walk

Although it was truly our “first” cliff walk, it’s actually pronounced Feerst and is the name of a mountain near Grindelwald in the Berner-Oberland region of Switzerland. The First Cliff Walk is a 300 meter long, extremely high elevated walkway that sometimes hugs the cliffs of the mountain and sometimes…

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Paragliding in Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

Paragliding in Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

I really wanted the name of this post to be something less mundane because paragliding in Lauterbrunnen was anything but boring, and definitely deserves a pithier title! Here’s our experience though, in a straightforward nutshell so I figured I’d go with a straightforward title. There, now we’re done with the…

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The Best and Worst Towns of the Swiss Riviera

Lakeside promenade in Montreux, Switzerland

In this case, “worst” is very relative as I’m pretty sure every town in Switzerland belongs somewhere on Unesco’s World Heritage list. But for our trip we were looking for the best town to stay in as a base where we could day trip to others. In my research though,…

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