Zermatt Unplugged entertains with spectacular concerts for Christmas

 Zermatt Unplugged Fans of the popular Zermatt Unplugged festival that arrives each spring in this Matterhorn ski resort will be overjoyed to discover that they are offering a season opening session during Christmas week for the second year in a row.  The annual music event is held in April each year in Zermatt but organizers decided to hold special concerts at Christmas to kick off the season and give everyone a taste of what they can expect in April. Each year, thousands of people descend on Zermatt hotels and fill every Zermatt accommodation to celebrate with world-renowned artists.  This year, they will have the opportunity to come in December to get a preview of the fantastic artists that make Zermatt Unplugged one of the most popular music festivals in the world. Continue reading

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Why Zermatt is Such a Popular Destination

ZermattZermatt, located high in the beautiful Swiss Valais at the base of the most iconic mountain in the world (the Matterhorn), is at or near the top of the bucket lists of travelers from throughout the world.  How come this little village has become such a popular destination?

It’s because Zermatt has so much to offer for everyone, young and old, skier or not.  Just because it’s a world-famous ski resort doesn’t mean you have to ski (although its altitude means Zermatt has the longest ski season of any resort in the Alps).  You see, Zermatt is much more than just a ski resort – it’s more accurately described as a mountain resort.  There are plenty of fun activities that don’t involve strapping on a pair of skis. Continue reading

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What to do if you lose your belongings during your Switzerland vacation

ZermattTraveling outside of the country is exciting – – visiting another country to experience another culture is a dream come true for many travelers.  Visitors to Zermatt Switzerland will never forget their first Matterhorn ski vacation.  However, for those who lose their luggage, purses, wallets or other items it can quickly become a nightmare.  Unfortunately, this does happen sometimes but the main thing to remember is not to panic.  Panicking will only make it more difficult to think straight and take actions to correct the problem.  It is not your fault, accidents happen to everyone.  By staying calm and taking the right steps, you can usually recover quickly and go on to enjoy your vacation.  Continue reading

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