Category: Destinations

Interlaken – the mountains

Interlaken is famous for its location between two lakes. It offers views of the famous three Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau, and the 007 movie location Schilthorn is just a stone-throw away. You can get up to the Jungfraujoch by mountain rail and spend a little fortune doing so. However, despite being marketed as the “Top […]

Interlaken – the lakes

The name “Interlaken” means “between lakes”, and it does what it says on the tin. The location between Lake Brienz and Lake Thun offers lots of options to spend your time on or by the water. Whether you try a kayak tour (e. g. via mountain surf or high tide) or prefer a more leisurely […]

Interlaken – more things to do

Yes, Interlaken is famous for its mountains and lakes, but there is more to do. Here’s a quick collection of things you can do with or without kids.  Ballenberg Swiss Outdoor Museum This is ideal for kids and adults alike. Learn more about the history while strolling past original houses from different areas of Switzerland […]

Interlaken – Food and drinks

Okay, so you’ve enjoyed the mountains, the lakes and the views, and you’re hungry. Where should you go? Generally, I’d avoid any restaurant that advertises its menu in various languages on large blackboards outside – these are the tourist group hotspots where quantity trumps quality. Instead, I’ve got a few tips for you – some […]