Check out epic views of the Swiss Alps in Winter.
My week in Switzerland wasn’t cheap, however I managed to save some money by couchsurfing with a friend in Bern, and another person in Geneva. In Interlaken, I stayed at one of Europe’s most popular hostels, Balmer’s, but with snow on the ground, and a chill in the air, the guests were few and the […]
I checked out of Balmer’s after two nights, resupplied myself with a new bag of assorted chocolate truffles, and checked my e-mail at a posh McDonald’s before going back to the train station for the 11:06am panorama train. The Golden Pass scenic route runs from Luzern to Geneva via Interlaken and lots of little towns […]
The train ride to Interlaken allowed me to see my first views of the Swiss countryside, and there was plenty of snow cover, but clouds and fog conspired to hide the mountains. Interlaken is a resort town and Europe’s version of Queenstown, New Zealand. Billing itself as an adventure destination, winter activities include the usual […]