• Switzerland
  • World Nature Forum Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch Exhibition – Dynamic in Space and Time

    The World Nature Forum Information and Visitor Center of the UNESCO World Heritage Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch is located in Naters, 5 mins away by foot from the train station of Brig. If you have already seen my previous 5 posts about the Aletsch Glacier (for example the three viewpoints within the Aletsch Arena, the UNESCO […]

    World Nature Forum Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch Exhibition – Dynamic in Space and Time was last modified: August 2nd, 2018 by Dong
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  • The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier – Villa “Le Lac”

    As the UNESCO comments: Chosen from the work of Le Corbusier, the 17 sites comprising this transnational serial property are spread over seven countries and are a testimonial to the invention of a new architectural language that made a break with the past. They were built over a period of a half-century, in the course […]

    The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier – Villa “Le Lac” was last modified: May 22nd, 2018 by Dong
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  • Leukerbad (2/2) – Torrent and Walliser Alpentherme & Spa

    This is the second post about this gem in the Alps, Leukerbad and here I’d like to talk about the Torrent area, an ideal place for both winter sports and relaxation, as well as the Walliser Alpentherme & Spa, a resort featuring two thermal pools, a Valaisian Sauna Village and the Roman-Irish Bath. At the end […]

    Leukerbad (2/2) – Torrent and Walliser Alpentherme & Spa was last modified: January 27th, 2018 by Dong
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  • Leukerbad (1/2) – Gemmi Pass & Leukerbad Therme

    Since I came to Switzerland two and half years ago, I have visited the Canton of Valais a few times. However, it wasn’t until recently that I discovered a gem in the Alps, Leukerbad. If you can understand a bit of German, you probably know that “Bad” in German means “bath”. Thanks to its rich […]

    Leukerbad (1/2) – Gemmi Pass & Leukerbad Therme was last modified: January 21st, 2018 by Dong
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  • Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn (3/3) – Viewpoint Eggishorn

    As the UNESCO comments: The extension of the natural World Heritage property of Jungfrau – Aletsch – Bietschhorn (first inscribed in 2001), expands the site to the east and west, bringing its surface area up to 82,400 ha., up from 53,900. The site provides an outstanding example of the formation of the High Alps, including […]

    Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn (3/3) – Viewpoint Eggishorn was last modified: November 18th, 2017 by Dong
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  • Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn (2/3) – Viewpoint Bettmerhorn

    As the UNESCO comments: The extension of the natural World Heritage property of Jungfrau – Aletsch – Bietschhorn (first inscribed in 2001), expands the site to the east and west, bringing its surface area up to 82,400 ha., up from 53,900. The site provides an outstanding example of the formation of the High Alps, including […]

    Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn (2/3) – Viewpoint Bettmerhorn was last modified: November 16th, 2017 by Dong
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  • Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn (1/3) – Viewpoint Moosfluh

    As the UNESCO comments: The extension of the natural World Heritage property of Jungfrau – Aletsch – Bietschhorn (first inscribed in 2001), expands the site to the east and west, bringing its surface area up to 82,400 ha., up from 53,900. The site provides an outstanding example of the formation of the High Alps, including […]

    Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn (1/3) – Viewpoint Moosfluh was last modified: November 14th, 2017 by Dong
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  • Le Moléson – a mountain of recreation

    Le Moléson is a mountain of the Swiss Prealps, overlooking the region of Gruyères in the canton of Fribourg. In fact, the first time that I heard about it was when I was on Rochers de Naye, the parent peak of  Le Moléson. This time, when I was planning my trip to the demonstration cheese dairy […]

    Le Moléson – a mountain of recreation was last modified: November 14th, 2017 by Dong
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  • La Chaux-de-Fonds / Le Locle – Two Towns that Tick Alike

    Most of the people know that Switzerland is famous for producing high-quality watches. Most people also know at least one or two Swiss watch brands such as Omega, Longines, Tissot, IWC, Breitling, TAG Heuer, Zenith, Blancpain, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Breguet and so on. However, do you know from where did this watchmaking industry start? If you are fascinated by watches, you have to visit […]

    La Chaux-de-Fonds / Le Locle – Two Towns that Tick Alike was last modified: August 29th, 2017 by Dong
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  • Laténium – A 500-century journey back in time

    First of all, many thanks to the deputy director of Laténium Museum Miss/Mrs Delley for giving me such an interesting and informative tour in the museum and to director Mr Kaeser for making this arrangement possible. Laténium Archaeology Park and Museum Hauterive-Neuchâtel is the biggest archaeological museum in Switzerland and the name actually came from the […]

    Laténium – A 500-century journey back in time was last modified: August 14th, 2017 by Dong