My first Swiss rail trip part 5: The Gornergratbahn

After our magnificent first big rail trip around Scandinavia the year before, my best friend suggested we went to discover Switzerland by rail in 2013. He was inspired by his aunt’s trips to Switzerland and always wanted to go there himself, of course I couldn’t say no as the country spoke to me too. So…

Bearhunting in Bern

Bern or Berne is the federal city (i.e. capital) of Switzerland. I visited once, but missed the bears in the bear pit as it was winter and too cold for our furry friends. I did see them this time. As we didn’t stay for the night, I didn’t spot the other type of bear. Wink…

My first Swiss rail trip part 2: travelling the old Gotthard line

After our magnificent first big rail trip around Scandinavia the year before, my best friend suggested we went to discover Switzerland by rail in 2013. He was inspired by his aunt’s trips to Switzerland and always wanted to go there himself, of course I couldn’t say no as the country spoke to me too. So…

SWITZERLAND | Rapperswil-Jona, Town of Roses

It rained a lot in Rapperswil-Jona in the Sankt Gallen canton of Switzerland. But the town is quaint with an overlooking castle and medieval street. You can reach it via the Seedamm.