Hi, I am Ashley! An Aussie turned Swiss.

On this website I share my 22 years of experience living in Switzerland! I have hiked, driven and caught trains across the length and breadth of this Alpine wonderland.

Let me help you have the best trip possible.

Top Destinations


Switzerland's financial hub with a historical old town and lots to do.

Discover Zurich


A Medieval old town in the heart of the alps with a lake to die for.

Discover Lucerne


An iconic Swiss town surrounded by towering alpine peaks.

Discover Zermatt



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Explore historical cities with stunning backdrops.

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Relax after a hard day in the alps with epic views.

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Hiking, biking, paragliding, rafting and more.

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Museums & Churches

Immerse yourself in some culture, history & politics.

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Swiss Trains

All about the Swiss Travel Pass & Others

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About Switzerland

Learn more about the culture, politics, history.

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