Lake Geneva, Switzerland

Throw convention out the window in Geneva

Amy Hughes “Zurichers come to Geneva to laugh,” our taxi driver says with a smile. If Zurich is known for it’s Germanic style of keeping time and order (none of which are bad things), Geneva is known for it’s French influence on life, which, …

Switzerland's always ready for its close-up

It’s 8am in Weggis on Lake Lucerne and our guide Roland stands at the bus stop across from the Post Weggis hotel waiting for the 8.04am bus. Around 45 seconds past 8.04am the …

All Dolder-ed up and Oprah says to go

Amy Hughes Just a week after Oprah tweeted, “best spa ever”, I arrive at the Dolder Grand Hotel, perched in the steep hills above Zurich. As endorsements go, they …

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