Zermatt Igloo Village

Zermatt Igloo VillageStay in the highest igloo village in the Swiss Alps – Zermatt Igloo Village.  Zermatt is probably most famous for fantastic Swiss Alps skiing conditions; however, there are many Zermatt attractions that have tourists flocking to Zermatt resorts all throughout the year. One such attraction is the Igloo Village.  A Swiss Alps vacation would not be complete without a tour of a real Zermatt igloo village.

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Don’t Settle for the Amusement Park Ride – See the Real Matterhorn

MatterhornSome of you have probably been to Disneyland Park, the world-renowned theme park built by Walt Disney in Anaheim, California.   Opened way back in 1959, it may have been the world’s first-ever theme park.  Disneyland Park (known simply as “Disneyland” for many years and still called that by many of the millions of visitors it has every year) is directly responsible for popularizing the whole theme park concept, which is still on a roll today.

About now, you might be saying to yourself something like “What in the world does all this have to do with the Matterhorn?  That’s in Switzerland, near Zermatt, halfway across the world from California!” Continue reading

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Cultural differences to know when traveling in Switzerland

You are probably excited about your trip to Switzerland; however, you may be a little nervous too because you do not know what to expect.  When traveling overseas, it is common to feel a little stressed about the cultural differences that are bound to arise during your trip. Switzerland is a common European tourist destination; therefore, many of the ski resorts are set up to accommodate the needs of foreign travelers.  To help you feel more at ease, here are a few tips about some of the most common cultural differences that you may encounter when traveling in Switzerland. Continue reading

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