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Santa traditions in Switzerland

At the beginning of December, Santa and his helper Schmutzli move into a small cottage by the forest pond. Children can visit Santa in person here. They can also phone, write, or WhatsUp Santa! >
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At the beginning of December, Santa and his helper Schmutzli move into a small cottage by the forest pond. Children can visit Santa in person here. They can also phone, write, or WhatsUp Santa!
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Start your backyard composting this fall

Fall is a great time of year to start backyard composting! The leaves get you started on the right track to find composting a fun and satisfying activity. >
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Fall is a great time of year to start backyard composting! The leaves get you started on the right track to find composting a fun and satisfying activity.
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Wild mushroom foraging in the Pacific Northwest

Take a wild mushroom foraging walk. With renowned author, chef & wild food expert Bill Jones on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. One of the planet's best mushroom growing areas. >
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Take a wild mushroom foraging walk. With renowned author, chef & wild food expert Bill Jones on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. One of the planet's best mushroom growing areas.
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Quality olive oil - a Croatian grower's tips

Croatia is emerging as one of the best olive-growing regions in the world, winning more gold medals at international olive oil competitions every year. Tips from a grower on how to buy best quality olive oil. >
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Croatia is emerging as one of the best olive-growing regions in the world, winning more gold medals at international olive oil competitions every year. Tips from a grower on how to buy best quality olive oil.

Experience Croatia with Silvia

With nearly 1,200 islands and 4,000+ kilometers combined coastline, Croatia is a ocean paradise pure that also offers tremendous history & culture from centuries of being at the crossroads of east and west, central Europe and the southern tip of the Mediterranean. >
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With nearly 1,200 islands and 4,000+ kilometers combined coastline, Croatia is a ocean paradise pure that also offers tremendous history & culture from centuries of being at the crossroads of east and west, central Europe and the southern tip of the Mediterranean.
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Berger bell foundry Bärau

Anno 1730, King Henry VIII weds his 6th wife; Johann Sebastian Bach composes 'coffee shop music' for the Leipzig Café Zimmermann; and Farmer Berger starts to cast bells on his picturesque Bernese Oberland farm. King Henry & the Bachs are gone, but Berger bells are cast in Bärau to this day! >
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Anno 1730, King Henry VIII weds his 6th wife; Johann Sebastian Bach composes 'coffee shop music' for the Leipzig Café Zimmermann; and Farmer Berger starts to cast bells on his picturesque Bernese Oberland farm. King Henry & the Bachs are gone, but Berger bells are cast in Bärau to this day!
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Brunni-Bahnen Engelberg - unbound nature experience

Summer and winter activities' galore, Brunni-Bahnen Engelberg's other dazzling experience is the open-air chair lift, sweeping visitors into a Alpine panorama en-plain-air. >
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Summer and winter activities' galore, Brunni-Bahnen Engelberg's other dazzling experience is the open-air chair lift, sweeping visitors into a Alpine panorama en-plain-air.
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Water Castle Hallwyl: opera under the stars

A romantic, medieval courtyard under twinkling stars on a warm summer's night; Rossini's passionate music performed by professional players who make you chuckle & openly laugh over the funny libretto - voilà: Opera Castle Hallwyl! >
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A romantic, medieval courtyard under twinkling stars on a warm summer's night; Rossini's passionate music performed by professional players who make you chuckle & openly laugh over the funny libretto - voilà: Opera Castle Hallwyl!
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World's largest Swiss flag

6,400 square meters of Swiss flag are mounted by a team of expert avalanche control climbers on a vertical cliff of Mount Säntis (elev. 2,500 m), just in time for Switzerland's National Day on August 1. >
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6,400 square meters of Swiss flag are mounted by a team of expert avalanche control climbers on a vertical cliff of Mount Säntis (elev. 2,500 m), just in time for Switzerland's National Day on August 1.

Swiss Armed Forces at 4 Day March, Nijmegen/NL

A sense of personal achievement, camaraderie and community spirit are some of the reasons why voluntary Swiss Armed Forces personnel return every summer to participate in the world's largest marching event. >
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A sense of personal achievement, camaraderie and community spirit are some of the reasons why voluntary Swiss Armed Forces personnel return every summer to participate in the world's largest marching event.