“Kids should try the local food here,” says Noa Von Allmen, 12, who lives in the Swiss mountain town of Lauterbrunnen, considered the gateway to the famous Jungfrau mountain region
This is the start of a two-week, self-guided hiking trip arranged by Alpenwild for my husband, me and our two daughters — a rare time together now that the girls are grown
we are ensconced in the luxe 347-room Swissotel Zurich, across the street from a train station that is one stop from the main Zurich Station in one direction – and one stop from the airport in the other
The popular Haus Hiltl Zurich restaurant is run by the fourth generation of the Hiltl family and is open from morning until late evening
The clouds are low again. We can’t see much and I’m wondering why we came—And then we come upon a flock of the grazing black-nosed sheep near the top of the funicular. Wonderful!
Café 3692 is named for the height (in meters) of the Wetterhorn Mountain, which looms over the town of Grindelwald along with the Eiger and other peaks in the Jungfrau
When the hotel first opened in 1899, she said, it was fewer than 10 rooms. Her grandmother was the youngest of the hotel founder’s 12 children
We are climbing along the base of the Mattenberg Mountain below the Grindelwald Glacier. It is beyond amazing
There is something to be said about being on equal ground with tourists from all over the world—China, Japan, India, Europe and North America.
I feel as if Heidi is going to step out of one of the rustic alpine houses any minute. Farmers bring their cows and goats to the high Alpine meadows to graze all summer, making cheese