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Posts from the ‘Switzerland’ category

Chilling out and chasing history at medieval Chateau de Chillon

Everybody loves a knight in shining armour. I didn’t find one in Switzerland, but I did see some beautiful bronze suits of armour at Château de…


All the fun of a funicular

“What’s a funicular?” The question surprised me, coming from someone who has travelled quite a lot.  I was talking about travelling on one in Switzerland, but…


Insider guide to Basel

Hotel inspections are a part of life for travel writers. Despite the fact that we are staying in a hotel, it is almost certain that we’ll…


Helvetia on her travels

I met Helvetia on an early morning walk on my second day in the Swiss city of Basel. I didn’t know who she was then, but…