A Grand Tour of Switzerland

24 Hour Guide to Basel, Switzerland

Art. Culture. History. Food. Luxury. The Rhine River. Basel has a lot going on and I had limited time to see it so I took in the highlights as fast as I could. My homebase was the Hotel Nomad, a trendy boutique with easy access to top sites like the Altstadt, or old city, the Marktplatz which has a farmer's market, Johann Wanner Christmas shop, the Kunstmuseum Basel, Fondation Beyeler and the Rhine River. We took river ferries to cross to Klein Basel, a funky neighborhood with a lot of great shops, cafes and of course, the notable Ueli Brewery. Check out this travel guide for how to see some...

Food Guide: Basel, Switzerland

Fondue, pretzels, flammkuchen, leckerli, beer... there is no shortage of deliciousness in Basel! Along with Swiss specialties like fondue, there's also great international food in this diverse culinary hotspot. Of course, you'll taste influences from nearby Germany and France, but the result is a unique type of quality Swiss food that you can only find in Basel. I ate my way around this city, from breakfast, to lunch to dinner, to many sweets, pretzels, cocktails and beer in between. Trust me--bring your appetite and check out this video for suggestions of Basel's best, before you go. Featured: Confiserie Bachmann, Berower Park, Kunsthalle Basel, Walliser Kanne, Ueli Brewery,

Geneva, Switzerland: A 24 Hours Guide

A mix of culture, history, luxury, great food, iconic sites and lakeside views--it's not too hard to have a perfect day ins Geneva. I toured through this charming city, which feels more like a village, in order to share my favorite spots with you. The Old Town, or Vieille Ville, the Carouge neighborhood, the historic La Savoie Steamship and the Victorinox Swiss Army knife workshop were all on my list of must see sites. Check out this guide to a perfect day in Geneva for all my tips! Featured: La Savoie Steamship, St Peter's Cathedral, La Vieille Ville, Carouge, Carouge Farmer's Market, Victorinox, Les Ambassadeurs, The United Nations, The Broken...

Food Guide of Geneva

Geneva is internationally known as a hotspot of luxury, culture, business and FOOD. The culinary scene in Geneva benefits from it's prime location--next to the lake, the countryside, farmland and of course, France! The local farmer's market in Carouge gave me a taste of the regional specialties. You'll find a mix of food in the city center, from modern cafes to historic gourmet dining. And don't forget to reach for that Michelin guide, the city has a high number of Michelin & Gault-Millau restaurants so you'll be eating very well for every meal here. Featured in this video: Bayview by Michael Roth, La Flacon, La Savoie Steamship, Hotel President Wilson,...

Luxury in Basel, Switzerland

It seems that life in Basel is in general luxurious, with the city's access to some of the best museums, cultural events, a thriving food culture, cafes & nightlife, fashion and historical neighborhoods as well as easy access to France & Germany. The day to day is very culturally rich and just being in Basel felt like a privilege. I profile some of the finest hotels, top local restaurants, best neighborhoods and premier activities and museums in this Luxury Guide. Featured: Hotel Trois Rois, Fondation Beyeler, Berower Park, River Ferry, Hotel Nomad

Lake Geneva, Switzerland: 24 Hours Guide

The Lake Geneva region is, simply put, STUNNING. In the Canton of Vaud, the Lake Geneva region has so much natural beauty, between the centuries old villages, the lakeside views, the UNESCO Lavaux terraced vineyards, the cosmopolitan cities and the striking mountains. We spent a day touring Vevey, stopping at the Farmer's Market, Charlie Chaplin's new Chaplin's World, Nestle's museum Nest, as well at Saint Saphorin. We sipped chasselas with a family run winery in Lavaux and made local cheese up in Château-d'Oex. We explored the green countryside on the GoldenPass Panoramic train through the mountains. There's so much to say about this amazing region, but it's probably better to...

Luxury Guide to Geneva

Switzerland is known for high quality goods, luxury items and world renowned food and Geneva is a city that perfectly embodies all of this. I spent 3 amazing days in Geneva, staying at the Hotel President Wilson, enjoying their Michelin restaurant, spa and waterfront rooms. I toured through this historic city and it's many charming neighborhoods, checking out the watches at famous Les Ambassadeurs, sailing on a steam ship lunch cruise and exploring the trendy Carouge district. The Michelin restaurants, like La Flacon, were unrivaled. If you want to live it up in Geneva, check out some of these incredible experiences with me. Featured: Hotel President Wilson, Les Ambassadeurs, La...

My Roadtrip Tour of Switzerland

This is my ultimate guide to an incredible country: Switzerland! I spend two weeks on a road trip, and I take you with me--showing you where to eat, stay, what to drink and see and how to experience the best of the best! ✈Join the adventure & SUBSCRIBE▶▶http://bit.ly/KelleyFerro ▼◦▼◦▼ MORE INFO & LINKS IN THE DESCRIPTION ▼◦▼◦▼ Starting in the posh Geneva where I visited markets, ate amazing Michelin cuisine, took a steamship cruise and river ferry and saw the UN. Next we cruised along the coast of Lake Geneva, stopping at adorable villages like Saint Saphorin, sampling wines of Lavaux, staying over in fun cities of Vevey and Lausanne...

Lake Geneva Luxury Guide

From the most fabulous hotels to homemade menus at gourmet restaurants, hand crafted wines to Belle Epoque vintage trains, the Lake Geneva region offers so much in the way of luxury. Featured: The Royal Savoy Hotel, The Grand Hotel Du Lac, L'Auberge de l'Onde, Saint Saphorin, GoldenPass Panoramic Train, GoldenPass Classic train, Chaplin's World,

Luxury in Valais, Switzerland

Alpine chic is what you will get in the Valais region. I stayed in Crans-Montana and Zermatt, two swanky mountain towns that are perfect for luxury seekers and outdoor enthusiasts. With a focus on adventures, the style is upscale but active. Both hotels fit the part, with a ski chalet fee, styled with wooden timber, fireplaces and cozy Swiss ambiance. Food ranges from hearty local fare like cheesy raclette with potatoes to freshly picked produce, mushrooms and game. I spent an afternoon with a Michelin chef, enjoying food cooked in an outdoor oven, along with views of the rolling mountains. If you want to experience the luxurious side of Valais,...

Lake Geneva: Food Guide

Cheese. Lake fish. Chasselas grapes. Chevreuil. Mushrooms. There's so much good food in the Lake Geneva region, you need to come with an appetite! I toured through Vevey's Farmer's Market, the farms of the Pays D'enhaut, tasting the cheeses of Château-d'Oex, Michelin restaurants L'Auberge de L'Onde & La Brasserie at the Royal Savoy Hotel and sipped wines in Lavaux. Don't miss the lake fish, the family run wineries and vineyards in Lavaux, like Domaine du Croix Duplex, and the amazing cheeses!

Food Guide: Valais, Switzerland

The Valais region in the South East of Switzerland is known for its sunshine! All this sun makes for a great growing season—fruits, vegetables, grains, grapes all grow very well here, making the food of the Valais so fresh and delicious. I tasted rosti, a fried potato hash, with pork sausage, at 3000 meters on top of Gornergrat and freshly made chicken with spaetzle on the Matterhorn. I sipped wines with a local vintner, ate handmade chocolates with a chocolatier and dined al fresco at family home on a hillside with a Michelin chef. Food is a way of life in the Valais, and it is savored. Don’t miss the...

24 Hours in Valais: Zermatt & Crans-Montana

Glaciers, ziplines, mountain peaks and stunning views--Valais is one of Switzerland's most gorgeous regions. I explore the best things to do in one full day from the Matterhorn to Gornergrat, fat biking in Crans Montana to dining on the best food ever. Oh and don't forget apres ski. You will love your 24 hours in Valais.