Despite the stunning serenity and vast vistas of Switzerland, one of the small country’s most striking features is its unusually beautiful graveyards. Visitors more familiar with the aged, dilapidated, and mossy cemeteries of their native countries are stunned by the polished headstones, vibrant, flower . . . read more
The world-class ski resort of Verbier lies in the southwest of Switzerland in the canton of Valais. When it comes to skiing in Switzerland, no resort is more idyllic than Verbier. Although not a familiar name to many Americans, Verbier certainly does not go unnoticed. . . . read more
Stone giants reside around the world, waiting to be visited by tiny travelers. Whether in the form of an animal or a human, these giants humble their viewers. Each inspires awe for the unimaginable efforts of those who painstakingly carved these cliff colossi. Leshan Giant . . . read more
After you’ve achieved “cultural authenticity” by eating with your hands, experience something your hosts actually care about—their sports. Not your typical breed of athletics, these attractions are often an ancient cultural tradition of their host nation. TEJO: COLOMBIA Based on a sport played by Colombia’s . . . read more
A couple of summers ago, I took a ten-day trip to Europe with my best friend, Jess Ward. We went to Paris, Berlin, and London. But it turned out that some of the best days we had in Europe were on our two-day stopover in a remote village in Switzerland.