After living in Basel for 2 years, travel writer Ben Kepka shares his picks for 7 of the best things to do in Switzerland. Switzerland should be on every traveller’s bucket list. If you find yourself in Switzerland and enjoy mixing history with contemporary culture, fun and entertainment, you should visit Basel. Its history dates back thousands of years to… Read More
Switzerland is a small country located in Central Europe nestled within the Swiss Alps. These Swiss travel guides will help you plan your trip.
Switzerland is expensive. That’s old news. But you can visit Switzerland on a Budget. And be honest. It’s why you haven’t put it on your bucket list yet, right? You’re intimidated by the high prices. You think you’ll never be able to afford a trip to Switzerland without blowing your retirement savings. You’re nervous you’ll be paying off debts for… Read More
We are excited to introduce a new regular photography feature by National Geographic’s own Jonathan Irish. We met Jonathan in Switzerland and became fast friends. He and Dave instantly hit it off talking ‘all things photography and’ we were both blown away by his fantastic eye. Matterhorn Reflected It is an honour to have him as a contributor here at ThePlanetD… Read More
Dave took amazing Switzerland pictures from Lucerne to Bern and Interlaken to Geneva. When I look at this collection of Swiss photos, I am impressed by their variety. Switzerland Pictures We already shared some Instagram photos with you from our time in Switzerland, but an iPhone can never compare to a photograph carefully crafted with a Canon DSLR. Dave… Read More
It was the Adventure Travel World Summit that brought us to Switzerland for the second time in our lives. Back in 2002 we didn’t know much about the country except that it was expensive and it’s a mecca for offshore banking. We really didn’t have a list of things to do in Switzerland before going back then. My sister won… Read More
Music plays a huge part in our lives and our travels. Montreux has a vast musical history. There is a Freddie Mercury statue commemorating his death. He chose Monetreux as his hideaway to live out his final days. Smoke on the Water was inspired by the Casino burning down in Montreux and it hosts one of the largest music festivals… Read More