LANGUAGE: German, Italian, French

CURRENCY: Swiss Franc (CHF)


PRICE OF A 500mL BEER IN A BAR: 6.50CHF / $8.60AUD


WHEN TO GO: Summer/Spring for hiking, winter for skiing

EXPECT: incredible natural beauty, wonderful cities, high prices, cheese everything, magnificent mountains, clean, everything runs on time (yay!)



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Blog Posts For Switzerland


11 Reasons To Love Switzerland
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The fact that it is drop dead gorgeous is reason enough to love Switzerland. However, there are plenty more facts supporting … Read More

Guide To Schaffhausen and the Rheinfall
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Close to the border with Germany lie Schaffhausen and the Rheinfall. These two can easily be combined to make a … Read More

Guide To Interlaken, Lauterbrunnen and Grindelwald
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Interlaken and the whole Berner-Oberland region really is the jewel in Switzerland’s crown. It is a surreal and mesmerizing place … Read More

Quick Guide To Bern
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Many people have not heard of Bern and this surprises me because it is a beautiful city. The Swiss capital … Read More

How To Travel in Switzerland on a Budget (Is It Even Possible?)
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Switzerland takes your breath away in many ways: the stunning views, the splendid food, and the absolutely crazy prices. There … Read More

24 Hours In Zurich, Switzerland
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Zurich was the first major Swiss city I visited on my three week trip to Switzerland. I had never been … Read More

Exploring Klontalersee: A Hidden Beauty
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Klontalersee is one of the most beautiful places that I have seen in Switzerland. Despite going on a cold wintery … Read More

Exploring Seealpsee: The Hike For Any Season
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About the hike Seealpsee is accessible by a 15 minute train trip from the gorgeous town of Appenzell, and then a 3 … Read More