Zurich's burning snowman
Will it be a hot summer? Every April locals take to the streets of Zurich and set a snowman on fire to find out. The tradition is called Sechseläuten - here's more.
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...
Traditional Christmas Markets
Swiss Christmas Markets offer a festive way to celebrate the Yuletide season. Here is a round up of the Hello Switzerland's team favorite Swiss Christmas Markets around Switzerland. Which one do...
A beginners guide to Swiss Fondue
Fondue is perfect for the colder months. Adored by the Swiss, each region boasts its own special recipe variations.
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...
A cultural explosion in Emmental
Looking for a bit of Swiss culture? Then it's time to head to Emmental to explore the world of Kambly — Switzerland's most popular premium biscuit brand — and to see how Switzerland's legendary...
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.
Autumn in Switzerland
Whether you call it autumn or fall, the months leading up to winter are a magical time to explore.
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.
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
Stuff expats don't talk about
You would think most expats plan a move abroad in detail. My family didn't.
Christmas time in Basel
Ready to get in the Christmas spirit? Then Basel's annual Christmas market is your best bet. Festive decorations, towering Christmas trees and around 180 of wooden chalets transform Basel's old...
This is Graubünden
Winter in Graubünden is a varied and multi-faceted affair. From a skiing to wellness oasis - you can discover your very own perfect holiday in the midst of the majestic Swiss alpine world. Get...
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.
Unforgettable football get-togethers
Get behind the Swiss national team with your friends: We give you some tips for unforgettable football get-togethers – indoors, on your terrace or in the garden. From the basics for an enjoyable...
Cohesion in the family
The family as an unbeatable team – who wouldn't like that? Especially once the children are older. But is there a recipe for strengthening such team spirit? We spoke to one family that has mastered...
Welcome to the adrenalin mecca
Are you looking for a bit of adventure? Then it's time to head to Interlaken - the top destination for adventure sports.
Alegria: Mother and Entrepreneur
One mother's story about being a new mother, handling her fifth international move and successfully running a new business.
Mürren - The best seat in the house
Looking for a piece of Heidi heaven this spring? Marina Moeller heads to the Bernese Oberland to explore Mürren's outdoor paradise complete with spas, hiking trails and zip lines.
Education: Is money bad for your character?
Research tells us that it is important for children to take on financial responsibilities; one franc in weekly pocket money per school grade is enough; and shopping makes us happy – even when we...
The Indian connection
For many Indians, establishing a new life in Switzerland can be challenging. To make the transition easier, Indira Atluri Born is here with some organizations and tips that have helped others ease...