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10 stunning Swiss mountain lakes that’ll take your breath away

Fun fact. Wherever you find yourself in Switzerland, you’re never more than 16 kilometres (10 miles) from the nearest lake.  Crazy, isn’t it?  Tiny Switzerland – also known as the water castle of Europe – counts an impressive total of over 1.500 lakes. That’s definitely one too many to visit while you’re here, which leaves you with no choice […]

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25 completely free things to do in Switzerland

Switzerland is expensive. That’s old news. Wherever you go and whatever you buy, you’ll find yourself spending a lot more money than you would anywhere else. Unless you’re maybe travelling to Bermuda or Norway. But for a budget traveller, our high prices can be a real turn-off. Which is a shame, because Switzerland is a fantastic place to […]

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The 5 best scenic train rides in Switzerland

The Swiss are big on trains. I mean, Sheldon Cooper big. Let me explain that. Switzerland only measures 220 by 348 kilometres, which results in a very manageable landmass of roughly 41.000 square kilometres. That’s only half the size of Lake Superior in the US/Canada. Or 2.5 times the size of Beijing. Like I said, pretty manageable.  Yet, if you sum […]

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Meet Gabriela from Zermatt in the Meet the Locals series

Episode 2 – meet Gabriela from Zermatt

Hello everyone and welcome to the Meet the Locals series on Lost in Switzerland. In this episode, I’m talking to Gabriela. She’s a good friend of mine who I met at university, like Tobi, Andrea and Yannic. Gabriela is originally from the Canton of Aargau. When I met her, she lived in Zurich but right […]

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