Bare rock faces, lofty heights and amazing views: you only need to look at all the different via ferrata routes to imagine the tension, the thrilling excitement and the unforgettable sheer adventure of climbing them.
Cocktails, long drinks, flips, fizzers, slings, mixed drinks - whatever you call them, their attraction normally lies not only in the delicious flavours but also in how they look.
A vaulted cellar in Piedmont, oak barrels from France, a charismatic winemaker, a marchioness from Monaco and a hotelier from Switzerland with a mission.
The opposites in Ticino are a big attraction. Sandy beaches and year-round snow, green hills and remote valleys. All within a stone's throw.
Our four-legged hotel guest Einstein von Vierbein gives us an insight into his most intimate thoughts during his 4-star visit to our hotel.
The Lenzerheide region has continuously expanded its trails in recent years and has become a popular biking El Dorado.
The Arosa Bear Sanctuary offers an exciting and informative insight into the lives of bears.
As you walk along a pretty route, Globi shows you a number of information points where you can learn interesting and exciting facts about nature and the animal world.
Climbing the Matterhorn was 15-year-old Hermann Biner's heart's desire. However, as the boy from Zermatt didn't have enough money for a guide, it remained just a dream for a long time.
If we go back in time, getting about in deep snow was no easy matter. However, as we know, necessity is the mother of invention...
Did you know that traditional Bündnerfleisch is dried on Grisons mountain air like 100 years ago?
The Charles Kuonen pedestrian suspension bridge is no less than 494 metres long and spans the Matter valley at a height of up to 85 metres.
Just a gondola ride from our hotel, the Madrisa mountain world enchants its guests with alpine cosiness, varied experiences and fine gastronomy.
No longer active at sixty? No way! At sixty it's high time to swim against the tide. Or with it?
Squirrel trail, bear sanctuary, swimming pool or rope park - Arosa is an adventure playground for big and small children!
The ancient holistic Indian medicine system of Ayurveda is synonymous with the art of healthy living and gentle healing. It encompasses various forms of massage which not only make you feel great but are also good for your health.
Lomi Lomi Nui, also called Lomi Lomi, is a traditional form of Hawaiian massage and was originally part of a healing treatment. Literally, it means "the great kneading treatment".
The history of the grotto
Before refrigerators were invented, our grandparents would store their perishable foods in a grotto – somewhere in the shade or in a cave where it would still be pleasantly cool even during warm summer days.
It could hardly be easier to get up to the Männlichen from the Sunstar Wengen hotel: the valley station for the aerial cableway is right opposite the hotel.
The Eiger, with its famous north face of the Eiger, over 1,800 metres high, captivates admirers from all over the world.
Holidays. A time for new places and the wonderfully unexpected. It’s becoming harder and harder to find those undiscovered places and experiences.
Roger Gfrörer is at home on the ski slopes all over the world. An exciting insight into the various ski resorts and experiences that Roger Gfrörer has experienced.
Ladies' choice or gentleman's choice? Dance through the seasons in Davos
The sports resort of Davos is a popular destination for holidaymakers.
Then head for one of the highest breweries in Switzerland...
There's more for our younger guests to explore and experience at the Sunstar Hotel in Arosa than ever before!
Obviously, you know about the Arosa Festival of Humour, and I'm sure you have heard about the Arosa Classic Car race. But those are just the tip of the events iceberg...
As summer draws to an end, it's festival time in Wengen. The Chästeilet (cheese sharing) festival is a combination of culture and tradition.
When the Lauberhorn Race takes place in January, thousands of ski fans transform the areas lining the route into one long party.
A treat with "wow effect" is the "filetto baciato" or "salami-kissed fillet". Tasted the Piedmontese glory once, you'll probably be looking for it back home after the unforgettable taste.
Every year the Piedmont races again: on horseback in Asti and on donkeys in Alba. The history of the two competitions dates back to 1275, when the cities rivaled each other.
This winter, happy hikers from all over Switzerland will once again be drawn outside as if by magic. Winter walking is still really popular, and no wonder with such great views.
Klosters is very passionate when it comes to playing tennis. What could be better than to indulge in your hobby or to pursue your profession in the midst of the magnificent mountains?
On the shores of Lake Maggiore, you can enjoy "the lightness of being" to the full.
There’s no doubt about it: anyone skiing down the slopes in Telemark style is bound to get noticed.
We are all - you the guests and we at the hotel - much more environmentally aware nowadays. With about 300,000 overnight stays in our hotels every year, we also bear a heavy burden of responsibility. We know that and we act accordingly. Not least because we also know that that's what our guests want.
In Saas-Fee there is still plenty of snow around when the lowlanders are already enjoying the summer.
There are 3 world records in Sass Fee that you absolutely have to visit.
Did you know that pain (not just back pain) and impaired organ function can often be traced back to a problem with the nerves leading from the spinal cord? It may be the result of one or more vertebrae having slipped or become blocked or misaligned.
Walser German is the dialect spoken by Swiss Germans in the Canton of Wallis. It is one of the highest Alemannic dialect groups and the local language of some 80,000 inhabitants of Upper Wallis.
In Davos, the snow "freezes" even in summer.
Short stories about the famous glacier village in the bernese oberland.
The Sunstar regions all boast inviting, fairytale trails for fantastic excursions with snowshoes and a good pair of walking boots.
Left, right, left, right, just find the right rhythm and you'll glide over the frozen lake as if on rails. It's a way to focus the mind and relax.
Celebrities have been staying in this picturesque alpine village for decades. In particular, the British heir to the throne Prince Charles has graced it with his presence ever since 1978.