In December 2013 Starwood hotel group opened “W Verbier” – their first alpine escape. Verbier is the internationally renowned ski resort in the heart of the Swiss Alps. The hotel is the first of its kind in Switzerland, setting new standards with the design-led lifestyle-brand. We had a close look, check out our video review!
In tiny little Switzerland it takes just about an hour or so to get from Zurich to spectacular mountain resorts. One of the lesser known Swiss alpine jewels is Braunwald, nicely nestled on a sunny and traffic-free natural terrace in central Glarnerland.
The picturesque little city of Rapperswil is located on the upper end of Lake Zurich. It offers am amazing view on the lake as well on the mountains. Rapperswil is worth an excursion throughout the whole year. But we mainly love the scenery and Rapperswil’s charm in winter. Have a look…
The Starwood Luxury Collection’s Gritti Palace is an awesome Venice hotel right next to a Canal and near the San Marcos Square.
In December 2011 the new 5 star hotel Giardino Mountain in Campfer next to Saint Moritz, Switzerland, opened its doors to discerning guests.
Surrounded by majestic mountains, the Giardino Mountain resort boasts alpine chic, a generous spa, luxuriously equipped rooms with a view and excuisite cuisine in three different restaurants.
Guests choose from countless winter sports activities such as skiing, cross-country skiing, winter polo, curling or during summer time hiking, golf, sailing, paragliding, surfing or kite surfing.
This post was inspired by travel comparison website dealchecker and their flights to Malta / Gozo. Thanks Bettina for your photographs!
Eiger, Moench and Jungfrau offer an awe inspiring panorama of the Bernese Oberland in the Swiss Alps. With sunny weather you get spectacular views of peaks, glaciers and valleys around Lauterbrunnen, Wengen, Grindelwald and Kleine Scheidegg.
Sunrise in the Wintertime
This morning while getting up: Spectacular heating activity over Zurich’s roofs. The temperature was minus 10 degrees.
St. Petersburg, the city of the tsars, is a perfect destination for people looking for a cultural city trip. St. Petersburg’s history and rich cultural traditions have inspired some of the modern world’s greatest literature, music and visual art.