Switzerland

My Zürich Photo Diary

Zürich is the largest city in Switzerland with a population of approximately 400 000 people. But it’s not the capital, did you know that? I didn’t, and here I thought I was a geography buff. (Hangs head in shame). Just in case you were wondering, Bern is the capital of Switzerland. But back to Zürich. […]

Budget guide to Zürich

I just spent three days in Zürich, and let me tell you, Switzerland is expensive. I will never again complain about how pricey Amsterdam is because compared to Zürich, it’s downright cheap. But money or more specifically, lack thereof, shouldn’t keep you from exploring the largest city in Switzerland. Below are my best budget tips […]

The most affordable place to stay in Zürich: City Backpacker – Hostel Biber

It’s no secret that Switzerland is expensive, from transportation to food, and everything in between. When it comes to finding affordable accommodation in Zürich, you have three hostels to choose from. I opted to stay at Hostel Biber. Here’s why: Location of the hostel When I say the location of the hostel couldn’t be better, […]

My two favourite fairy tale Swiss mountain villages

Snowy mountains, green pastures with grazing livestock and turquoise lakes. Every frame in Switzerland is postcard-perfect. Adding to the lure of this beautiful country is it’s charming mountain villages. My two personal favourites are Lauterbrunnen and Wengen. Here’s why you should include them both in your itinerary on your next trip to Switzerland. Lauterbrunnen This […]