What you will find here
This website covers my experiences, tips and tricks, and lessons learned over everything from visiting the classic locations, to hiking in forgotten corners, to daily life and language, to whatever questions come to my mind like where are all the pigs?
I would suggest starting off with the pages below:
My favourite posts:
Seeing all the amazing sights that the train misses out on.
Places that inspired parts of the Hobbit and Lord of the Rings
What tools there are for this interesting but tough language.
The latest official MTB route in Solothurn, fine but there are better ways to do it.
A week of remote working and hiking in the Val d’Hérens.
There are a surprising number of very generous birthday offers in Switzerland.
The most well known resource for outdoor activities in Switzerland does the job, but isn’t the best value for money.
The paths are well signed and organised, but the given difficulty levels can be misleading.
Following the longest Swiss river by bike from source to mouth.
A few days by a famous lake.
A silly error which finally caught me out after 8 years. Thankfully harmless in this case.