Cliché gifts for your valentine: common pitfalls
Showing your partner that you care on a daily basis is an important factor in building and maintaining a happy relationship every daysof the year. This has little to do with material gifts. Like...
The best New Years Eve parties in Switzerland
Are you in Switzerland for New Year's Eve? Looking to celebrate the night over a cozy dinner or dance the night away? Then check out our list of top events from around the country for a night you...
Off the beaten track: Hidden Christmas markets
Switzerland offers a variety of Christmas markets throughout the festive season all over the country, including off the beaten track. When you visit a small village, you can experience authentic...
The complete guide to skiing in Switzerland
This detailed guide to Swiss ski resorts provides links to opening times, pass prices, and special offers at over 50 resorts across 9 regions!
Enjoying fondue like the Swiss
You may have noticed that the Swiss eat a lot of fondue. Elsewhere, it may be something of a retro cliché harking back to the 1970s fondue craze, but in Switzerland it's a common, convivial dish...
Winter magic in the city of Bern
Stroll through one of Bern's lovely Christmas markets or have a mulled wine at one of the cool winter pop-up bars. Winter in Bern is enchanting and Christmas time brings even more beauty to this city.
Top 10 spots to go swimming
In summertime, when the mercury rises to the top of the thermometer, the best place to cool down is in one of the many rivers, lakes, swimming holes and water parks. Here are some of Hello...
Discover Switzerland with your Pets
The Swiss could be seen as a nation of animal-lovers – but there are strict guidelines for owning a pet.
The Rolling Bartender
Each day, Victor Costa covers 6,000 vertical metres with the après-ski train. Every day, he travels from his new home in Andermatt, Uri over the Oberalp Pass to Disentis, Graubünden and back, twice...
The best openair cinemas in Switzerland
Bonviva presents the best open-air cinemas in Switzerland – there's something for everyone!
Easter holiday in Graubünden
Graubünden has all the ingredients for your perfect short holiday over the Easter weekend — sunny terraces, cosy mountain lodges, spring skiing, wellness and spas at many hotels.
Guide to Geneva for newcomers
Do you need inspiration for a day out in Geneva? Read these insider tips, spend some quality time in the beautiful lake city and uncover the eclectic aspects for the artistic, the art-fan, the...
Autumn in Switzerland
Whether you call it autumn or fall, the months leading up to winter are a magical time to explore.
The foodie guide to Zurich
This guide is an excellent overview of the booming restaurant scene in Zurich, from dumplings to Texas BBQ via Vegan. Both visitors and permanent residents of Zurich will find new and exciting...
Top tips for flying with kids
Dread flying with kids? A few expert tips can help you get to your destination with your wits still intact.
Multilingualism: an overlooked gift
Speaking two languages can have more advantages than you thought.
The author of this article, Jessica Beard, 16, tells us more.
The devil's playground
From white-water rafting to snowshoeing, Anitra Green shares some insider tips for Les Diablerets.
Autumn walks with kids in Switzerland
Tanya Deans of Moms:Tots:Zurich gives a guide to her family's favorite autumn hiking routes in Switzerland
Interior design for small apartments
Living in Switzerland is often a dream come true for many people. But adjusting to the limited living space often requires some flexibility.
Water, what else?
This guide to beverages will make you think twice the next time you are thirsty.
Stuff expats don't talk about
You would think most expats plan a move abroad in detail. My family didn't.
Swiss nature parks
Switzerland has no less than 18 nature parks scattered all over the country.
Managing transitions: The secret to thriving in Switzerland
From Cincinnati to Basel, from a farm boy to international leadership guru, George Kohlreiser shares his wisdom on how to manage international transitions and thrive in your new home.
The herb garden is blooming
The Swiss interior design expert Pfister gives tips to create the perfect herb garden on your available outdoor space.
Outdoor lighting for the summer
Your balcony or terrace will be perfect summer this summer with these tips from the Swiss interior design expert Pfister.
Between balcony and living room
Enjoy a lazy spring! Here are some tips for those warm but still a bit chilly days on which you really want to be outside.
The staircase to heaven
Need a new jogging routine? This article gives guidance to anyone interested in including something new when out on a run, or to anyone looking for inspiration to get out there!
You are what you eat
Healthy eating is not just trendy or a boring routine, it is fun! Try to explore new flavours on your own terms and listen to your body. Read these nutritional tips and get excited about everyday...
Sugar is evil
We eat more and more sugar, also through processed food. Sugar provides fast energy, but in contrast to our ancestors from the Stone Age, we do not need it.
The energy balance can be positive or negative. To understand how the body gains or loses weight this concept is important to understand.
One workout is better than no workout
Many might feel demotivated because they do not have the time to do many workouts with a busy schedule. Read some advice from a professional and be inspired to get active at least once a week.
Nature holds all the cards
We are presented with processed and unhealthy food every day. Read this short and simple guide to a healthy diet.
Turn a few laps!
Get expert tips on training on a running track. Running tracks make for excellent training arenas and they are not just for top athletes.
Stress time is crucial
Many are talking about repetitions in strength training, but fewer are talking about how long a repetition should last. Learn the expert tips and concepts.
Fitness is a key part of work-life balance
How do you manage to do regular training while balancing your professional life?
There is an incredible energy between Myke Penseyres and Massaki Chraiti. The dynamic duo newly graduated from the Geneva School of Economics and Management sit down with Hello Switzerland to...
Enjoy the great outdoors!
1000 peaks, 150 valleys and 615 lakes. Graubünden is a place where everyone can enjoy a summer holiday in pure and undisturbed harmony.
Is it the clock with only eleven hours on it? The art supermarket? Or maybe that you can see dinosaur footprints? Visitors to Solothurn are spoilt for choice with things to do, stories to hear and...
Creating your perfect home environment
Rob Leeman, furniture designer at Ralpine Design, demystifies the decision making process of choosing furniture.
Hiking to the most Beautiful Swiss Film Locations
Countless movie classics have been shot in Switzerland: from Alpine Fire to recent productions such as Tandoori Love, Grüninger's Fall, and Star Wars.
A plate a day
Adapting to Switzerland's health conscious and active lifestyle isn't always easy. Natalia Hedges recalls her introduction to Swiss- German cuisine, table manners and discovering that there is more...
Top speed through the alps
To discover speedier railway travel, Anitra Green takes a peek behind Switzerland's CHF 11.2 billion New Rail Link through the Alps.
Top 5 tips to learning any language
The beauty that comes with Switzerland sometimes becomes a little difficult to fully enjoy and experiences without the local language. But you can learn! Here are my five top tips to get you started:
The best Swiss museums and galleries
Swiss museums and art galleries feature some of world's best art shows. This is your guide to this season's art scene in Switzerland.
The marriage of cultural and musical events with innovative gastronomy.
Escape to Lake Greifensee, Switzerland
Summer is one of the most beautiful times of the year in Switzerland.
Selling at a flea market
How a simple visit to a flea market can become an adventure.
In Search of Coffee and Ice Cream
Have you ever wondered where to go for coffee on a Sunday?
On Your Mountain Bike!
Have you ever noticed the number of cyclists whizzing through Swiss cities?
More Switzerland for Less Money!
Switzerland may be a beautiful country with lots of splendid scenery, attracting millions of tourists from all over the world, but it also has the reputation of being expensive.