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...
Top Christmas markets in Switzerland
Switzerland offers a variety of Christmas markets throughout the festive season. Grab a glass of mulled wine and check out our guide to the top markets throughout the country.
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.
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...
Top Swiss Oktoberfest festivities
Grab your Dirndl or Lederhosen and head to one of Switzerland's top Oktoberfest beer tents. Oktoberfests are a beloved tradition all over Swizterland.
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 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...
A twist on the Swiss kitchen
Chef Sue Style is here with some ideas to spruce up your autumn and winter menu. Bon appetit!
Thanksgiving feasts throughout Switzerland
It's turkey time again! But if you're not up for spending hours in the kitchen roasting a turkey, baking a pumpkin pie or whipping up a side of mashed potatoes, then you're in luck. Restaurants and...
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...
Water, what else?
This guide to beverages will make you think twice the next time you are thirsty.
Hotel Chesa Rosatsch: Home of Food
Explore Celerina, in the Upper Engadin region of Switzerland. You just may never come home after spending a week exploring the beautiful region.
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...
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.
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...
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...
Capuns with mountain views
Graubünden offers the best ingredients for top-class cuisine - plenty of local delicacies and chefs of the highest calibre. Our specialities spring from our connection with nature and creative ideas.
La dolce vita
Sometimes in life you just want it all. Blue water. Awe-inspiring hiking trails. A nice bottle of wine. Luckily, Switzerland's answer to the perfect holiday is nestled in the south — Ticino. Ashley...
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...
You don't have to be a chocoholic to enjoy the Maison Cailler. Offering an official tour with curious bits of history, geography, manufacturing and theatrical presentations…There's something new to...
Switzerland's Mountain Magic
Whether you're looking for a romantic getaway, a family vacation or to simply relax, Adelboden has something to offer everyone. So get inspired and experience the Bernese Oberland at its best.
Thanksgiving leftovers with a twist
Are your Thanksgiving leftovers in need of a makeover? Then check out Dale Margison's recipe for a yummy turkey and cranberry pie.
Beer for all
Nestled in Zurich's revamped Kreis 5 quarter, two-and-a-half expats are introducing the city to sour beers and coffee IPAs. Ashley Roque stops by to chat about their road to entrepreneurship.
A primer on Swiss beers
Belly up to the bar as Newly Swissed's Christian Langenegger makes a case for sampling new Swiss beers.
Unearthing winter brews
Winter and Christmas beers are released every year, but do you know the story behind the tradition?
Blunt rocks Verbier
The British pop star James Blunt has launched a high-altitude ski restaurant in Verbier. La Vache ("the cow") opened in 2012 and is situated at the top of the James Blunt chairlift. It is the most...
Zug's best restaurants - the inside view with Halimah King
Discover the best places to eat, drink and go out in the international city of Zug. Halimah King, owner of Singalicious, tells us more about Zug's upcoming gastro scene.
Do not fall asleep at the table in Switzerland
Ben from the popular blog LondonZurich.com speaks of wine and notes an important cultural difference between Switzerland and the UK!
Homemade Mulled Wine in 3 Easy Steps
A hot mug of mulled wine (Glühwein or vin chaud) is the perfect thing to warm you up at the Christmas market. But it is also simple to make at home and a festive way to entertain friends.
Worldwide Christmas dinners
From Switzerland and Sweden, here are some great ideas for a delicious dinner to enjoy with your families and friends.
Significantly more people work than live in the town of Zug, according to Swiss statistics – that's a lot of weekday lunches. Yet ask any of those workers about their lunchtime habits and most will...
Ticino, with its mediterranean feel, is a unique corner of Switzerland with many stories to tell. If you take the time to explore, you will find inspirational people and events around every corner.
Did you know: Decanting
Most people associate decanting with old or very expensive wines, but decanting actually benefits almost all wines. Here's a quick guide.
The ways of wine
Swiss wine has come into its own in recent years with local growers and vineyards winning global accolades for their wares. Discover Swiss wine culture and unbridle your inner Bacchus.
Absinthe comes of age
Gaudentia Persoz, the first woman to make absinthe legally in Switzerland, talks to writer P.K. Read about her own experience at her family's distillery.
Living the high life
With Basel's temperate climate there's outdoor eating and drinking options aplenty, and the city's rooftop haunts are the perfect place to see out the summer. Basel Editor Kate Orson gives us some...
Christoph Schwegler is the new face of Zurich's wine producers. He arrived at Rheinau's monastic, Mövenpick-owned Staatskellerei six years ago and has turned its fortunes around.
The Battle of the Burgers
There's a food fight in Lausanne vying for your taste buds!
Wooed by food
Lausanne's Swiss restaurants cater for visitors and residents alike. Find out about some of the most enticing dining options Lausanne has to offer.
Enjoy the beauty of Lucerne while avoiding the crowds at these two lively and interesting locales.
A Taste of New York in Zürich
My suitcases are usually filled to the brim when coming home from transatlantic trips to New York City. There are baking ingredients galore, fun paper accessories from Anthropologie and often...
A Very Swiss Angel's Share
As you drive through Switzerland, you're very likely to miss this unlikely Swiss product. But this a trip is worth making for both the beautiful scenery and the high quality whiskies.