Probably the most expensive country on earth! But the beautiful views, great hikes and cute towns make up for it, a little bit. It’s definitely worth the visit, also if you don’t have a lot of money, just don’t stay for too long and you’ll be fine. Or camp in nature with a tent like many do.


Fun Facts

Switzerland Profile

The local currency is Swiss Franc.

Here you find the current exchange rate.

Roman Catholic 38.2%, Protestant 26.9%, Muslim 4.9%, other Christian 5.7%, other 1.6%, none 21.4%, unspecified 1.3%.

German 65%, French 18%, Italian 10%, Romansch 1%, other 6%.

German (official) 64.9%, French (official) 22.6%, Italian (official) 8.3%, Serbo-Croatian 2.5%, Albanian 2.6%, Portuguese 3.4%, Spanish 2.2%, English 4.6%, Romansch (official) 0.5%, other 5.1%.

Where is Switzerland?

Switzerland, in central Europe, is the land of the Alps. It is surrounded by Germany, Liechtenstein, Austria, Italy and France.

Is Switzerland safe?

Switzerland has a low rate of violent crime. However, pickpocketing and purse snatching do occur in the vicinity of train and bus stations, airports, and some public parks. Liechtenstein has a low crime rate. Travelers may wish to exercise caution on trains, especially on overnight trains to neighboring countries.

Do I need a visa for Switzerland?

It depends on the country you are from. Check here if you need a visa to travel to Switzerland.


Going South

Going South

I have lived in Turkey for almost two years and in Argentina so I’m used to countries which have so many different places. But, I never imagined Switzerland being like that.  We left Zürich behind to travel to the Southern part of the country. At the start we...

Another country & the first van problems

Another country & the first van problems

A lot has happened since the last time I wrote a blog. We’ve crossed borders, visited some castles and experienced our first car troubles. We also have left the rainy and cold days behind, had great hikes with friends and cooked our first meal!  So, we feel real...

Crossing borders

Crossing borders

After two nights in the cold, many steps in the snow and nothing but bread and pizza it was time to leave Germany and it's corona restrictions behind and head for another country and hopefully some sun. After visiting the Hohenzaller Castle we travelled all the way...