Zermatt, Switzerland
Douro

The best and worst of travel in 2019

December 21, 2019 Jack 0

Delivering training sessions about some of the destinations we’ve visited over the year prompts us to reflect on our experiences in a specific location; something which doesn’t always happen immediately after a trip as there’s nearly always somewhere else exciting to visit steaming toward us. […]

As we walked out

Walking to the Igloo Village at Zermatt

February 17, 2019 Jack 0

Rotenboden is little more than a hut, far fewer people alight here. Liam tells us it’s an easy walk to and from our lunch objective, the Igloo Village. He also mentions the snow might be waist deep, yet is easy to walk through – “like walking through powder”. […]

Austria

Travel Cheats

September 9, 2015 Andy 0

I can’t help feeling like a cheat and wondering if the ease of my getting here hasn’t in some way diminished the achievement of those who have risked so much to stand where I am standing… […]

Ascona

The Swiss Face of Lake Maggiore

February 27, 2015 Andy 0

As we drove further north, I began to fear for the beauty of the lake in whose company I had spent so much time. Had the Mediterranean spirit of its Italian meanderings been lost to the Alpine discipline of its Swiss shores? […]

Europe

The Joy Of Travelling Around Switzerland

May 5, 2014 Andy 0

As I glide across this country, through landscapes whose beauty defies every superlative in my vocabulary, I contemplate whether the Swiss watch industry was born of the nation’s obsession with punctuality, or vice versa… […]