Swiss Alps

This Gorgeous Town in the Swiss Alps Wants to Pay You $25,000 to Move There

If living in a fairy tale-like village in the Swiss Alps is like something out of a dream, then getting paid to do just that might be your fantasy …

Would you move to this tiny village in the Swiss Alps?

This one will pay you to<p>People often dream of up-and-leaving for the country, or greener pastures, or somewhere—anywhere—else than where they currently reside. Some even follow through with those pipe dreams, whether spurred by a new job or simply needing a change of scenery. But these fantasies …

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You Can Now Get Paid Just To Live In This Charming Town In The Swiss Alps

<b>If you want to</b> get away from the bustling city and go somewhere quieter, here is your chance to make that move—a tiny village in the Swiss Alps may …

Virender Sehwag to face-off against fiery Shoaib Akhtar on ice in front of the Swiss Alps!

Come February, the longstanding rivalry between Virender Sehwag and Shoaib Akhtar will be renewed but this time it will play out on an ice field …

Blogger Network featured post: Hiking the GR52 and GR52A with Stephen McAuliffe | The Great Outdoors

21st November 2017<p><b>Today on the Blogger Network, Stephen McAuliffe walks a stunning multi-day autumnal route in the Alpes Maritimes</b><p>Stephen’s blog, …

This Gorgeous Town in the Swiss Alps Will Pay You to Live There

If you’ve ever wanted to live in a quiet, picturesque town in the mountains, the time is now.<p>The Swiss village of Albinen, near Leukerbad in the …

Travel

Swiss Alps hotels now thinking beyond the ski hill

As the Swiss Alps get warmer and European powder becomes more unreliable, hotels are offering alternatives such as fat-biking and tennis alongside art collections, Michelin-starred restaurants, cheese humidors and world-class spas.<p>My first evening at the Burgenstock Resort in the Swiss Alps was …

Skiing

Family life: Incredible views from the chemical toilet; the chorus from Mendelssohn’s Elijah; Frizzy Lizzy

Readers’ favourite photographs, songs and recipes<p>Snapshot: Incredible views from the chemical toilet<p>This photo of my brother, taken one summer in the mid-60s, brings back memories of annual family holidays on a farm in Awliscombe, Devon. We spent two weeks there every year for many years, with our …

Solar minimum is coming: Earth faces a deep freeze future, say Russian scientists - Russia Beyond

Something is wrong with the Sun. In September, NASA announced the biggest solar flare in 12 years, which was unexpected considering that the Sun is heading into a period known as the solar minimum, when surface activity becomes muted.<p>In 2016, using observations of other sunlike stars made by NASA’s …

Magnetism

Cache of Bronze Age artifacts found in Swiss Alps

Among the total haul is a wooden box containing flour, fragments of bows, flint arrowheads, string made from animal fibre, a container made of cow …

Archaeology

Switzerland battered by strong winds, rain and snow

An active cold front swept across the country bringing high winds, rain, hail and snow on the weekend, causing considerable disruption to roads and …

Weather

Unique Retreats: Whitepod's Space-Age Swiss Alps Domes

The Swiss Alps represent nature at its finest, so why hole up in a hotel when you could experience the scenery up close? Whitepod’s geodesic camping …

Hotels

What are your favorite Northeast ski resorts?

Can we talk about 200” of powder snow? Nope. The Northeast doesn't get them. But there is quite a long list of ski resorts in the Northeast which …

Skiing

Swiss Chocolatier Opens Outlet in La Jolla

Teuscher Chocolates of Switzerland is coming to La Jolla.Founded 80 years ago in the Swiss Alps by chocolatier Dolf Teuscher Jr., the company is set …

La Jolla

The Best Summer in Arosa: Classic Cars, Nature Charming Hotels

Table of Contents<p>Arosa All-Inclusive Summer Destination<br>• Where to stay in Arosa in the Summer<br>• What to do in Arosa in the summer?<br>• How to travel to Arosa, …

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Man runs 1,250 miles from Colosseum to the London Eye

A man has completed a 1,250 mile run from Italy back to England to raise money for a mental health charity.<p>Dan Keeley, from Hailsham in East Sussex, was diagnosed with bipolar disorder after experiencing a manic episode in Italy in 2012.<p>His journey took him through Italy, the Swiss Alps, France, …

London Eye

Real 'Grand Budapest Hotel' Town Wins Best Filming Location in Europe

See why Wes Anderson, Quentin Tarantino, and others love this German town.<p>Europe has long been an iconic filming location for both movies and television shows, from the Swiss Alps in <i>The Sound of Music</i> to Rome's Trevi Fountain in <i>La Dolce Vita.</i> These days, the continent has practically become …

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Ski Verbier Exclusive Offers Ultimate Heli-Glacier Picnic

Harnessing over 20 years of experience, Ski Verbier Exclusive provides exceptional stays in the Swiss mountain town based around its 17 luxurious …

Skiing

A New Airline Wants You to Go Skiing in the Swiss Alps

It's time to start checking off your skiing bucket list.<p>Thinking about winter travel plans? If you're a skier, a new airline wants to bring you to Switzerland. Ski-focused airline Powdair, which is set to make its first flight in December, announced special offers with Swiss resorts this week, …

Skiing

Passengers Get Impromptu Scenic Tour Over the Alps

A Swiss International Air Lines pilot turned what could have been an interminable delay into a sightseeing tour of the alps.

Aviation

Princess Caroline's grandchildren star in Baby Dior campaign

The campaign is in honour of the late Grace Kelly<p>It's not often royal fans are able to see the laid-back side of the Monegasque Princely family. …

Princess Caroline's grandchildren star in newly released photos for Baby Dior

It's not often royal fans are able to see the laid-back side of the Monegasque Princely family. However newly released photos of Princess Grace's …

Tschuggen Grand

The Swiss Alps’ Tschuggen Grand doesn’t just have ski-in/ski-out access—it has its own private mountain railway. The two panoramic cabins of the …

6 of the Coolest London Campervans Available to Hire for Your Next Road Trip

One distinct autumn adventure for travelers to partake in is a road trip across England's beautiful countryside. If you want to make it a journey to …

Travel

Objekt lines up a six-stop US tour

He'll start out at Brooklyn's Good Room next Friday—where Antenes and Pessimist are also billed—before hitting Seattle, Richmond, Minneapolis, …

Music

Vanderham Rides the Swiss Alps

Splitting borders while chasing Alpine singletrack, stone huts, and good food.<br>( Comments : 1 )

Mountain Biking

Mr. Scruff spins in Melbourne and Sydney

The Romanian minimal DJ is booked for a secretly located, all-night party next Friday.<p>Finn Johannsen confronts the fetishisation of DJs playing rare, …

Music

Unpacking the 1939-ness of Bartók's "Divertimento For String Orchestra"

Image: Piano Piano! via Flickr<p>Writing about classical music often means I’m constantly learning and shifting my own expectations, yet in the year …

Orchestras

Brooklyn's Second Hand Records moves to new location

Frank Wiedemann will represent the duo during a three-night North American run next week.<p>The inimitable performance sampler just got a lot more …

Music