Switzerland

Travel ideas for Switzerland – trip tips and recommendations from my experiences travelling in Switzerland. This European nation has diverse and beautiful landscapes, attractive cities, and rich cultural traditions. Here you will find exciting travel ideas for travelling in Switzerland so start planning your trip now and experience everything that Switzerland has to offer travellers.

Italian Dolomites mountain and lake landscapeItalian Dolomites mountain and lake landscape
France, Hiking Travel Ideas, Italian Alps & Dolomiti Mountains, Italy, Rhone-Alpes, Slovenia, Switzerland

A guide to planning a hike in the European Alps

It’s that time of year again – I’m planning a hike in the European Alps, that incredible theme park for lovers of alpine trekking. After tackling the Tour du Mont Blanc in recent summers I was a bit worried that I wouldn’t be able to find another Europe hike to […]

Bagan sunset, Myanmar
Austria, Belgium, City Break Travel Ideas, Family Travel Ideas, Food & Drink Travel Ideas, France, Hiking Travel Ideas, Italy, Morocco, Ski Holiday Ideas, Spain, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Unesco World Heritage Sites

Wandering Kiwi’s 2016 travel year in review

As I write my 2016 travel year in review I can’t help reflecting upon a year that has been a mixed bag. On the one hand political events have plunged the world into great uncertainty. On the other hand, the Wandering Kiwi family has had a consistently excellent year pursuing […]

Havana sunset, Cuba
Cuba, Family Travel Ideas, Food & Drink Travel Ideas, France, Hiking Travel Ideas, Italy, New Zealand, Ski Holiday Ideas, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Unesco World Heritage Sites, United Kingdom

My most popular Instagram travel pics of 2015

2015 was my second year on Instagram and looking back over the images is a very satisfying review of a fantastic year of travel, with lifelong bucket list items ticked off and loads of family and personal fun along the way. Here are my most popular Instagram travel posts from […]

Alpage La Peule, Swiss Valle Ferret TMB
Adventure Travel Ideas, Hiking Travel Ideas, Italian Alps & Dolomiti Mountains, Italy, Switzerland

Hiking Tour du Mont Blanc: Ferret to Rifugio Bonatti

I didn’t leave the Hotel Col de Fenetre until after 8.30 this morning, my latest start on the Tour du Mont Blanc. This was partly because I was enjoying the coffee so much and it was such a peaceful setting in the tiny village of Ferret. My destination was the […]

Col du Balme - hiking the Tour du Mt Blanc
Adventure Travel Ideas, France, Hiking Travel Ideas, Italian Alps & Dolomiti Mountains, Italy, Rhone-Alpes, Switzerland

Hiking the Tour du Mont Blanc

As I sat in my accommodation in Les Houches about to embark on hiking the Tour du Mont Blanc, I had to reflect that it was ‘third time lucky’! Two years ago I was all set for hiking the mont blanc hike when I was let down by the British Home […]

Cruise on Lake Geneva Switzerland
City Break Travel Ideas, Switzerland

Geneva: A city for tourists and international business

The Swiss city of Geneva has long been synonymous with international peace-keeping organisations and the headquarters of the International Red Cross, but few people realise that this enchanting destination is steeped in culture and history. Travelling to Geneva Geneva is very easy to reach. You can travel to the city […]

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