Today’s Featured Article


Swiss Rail’s Glacier Express

Traveling the Swiss Rail system is always an entertaining adventure, with unforgettable scenic views, the luxury of cultural integration and personable friendly conversations. Because I enjoy people watching, taking the Glacier Express is preferable to any other type of transportation. The Glacier Express from Brig to Chur then Southeast to St Moritz and the Silsersee […]

Books & Literature


The Dawning of the Age of the Wanderess: How Modern Culture is Encouraging Young Women to Travel the World Alone and Free

"The Wanderess," Roman Payne's latest novel, is experiencing a boom in viral activity.  The subject of the book resonates with our internet culture, which allows and encourages women to brave the world on their own. In the world of literature, … [Continue Reading]


delicacy Biberli

Remembering Old Traditions of Swiss Delicacies

As a child, I loved the Swiss dessert delicacy, from the tiny canton in Appenzell, we called the “biberli”. It was reserved as a reward for quality accomplishments and holiday celebrations in our home. The original recipe was an extremely delicate almond paste and honey, sandwiched between a richly perfumed cake, soft and dense like […]

Lifestyle Trends


Culture & Trends: Publicity Agency Predicts That the Coming Generation Will Be an Age of Wandering

Over 50 years ago, the novel “On the Road” inspired young men to travel America.  Today, literature … [Continue Reading]

Travel & Tourism


Turning of the Leaves – a Fall Ritual

Every autumn we stand in awe of the beauty in our forests as the green leaves of summer change gradually to a rich mixture of red, purple, orange and yellow. Technically, this change is the result of chemical processes happening in the tree as … [Continue Reading]

Wellness & Fitness



What is Thalassotherapy? From the Greek word Thalassa meaning “ocean,” true Thalassotherapy includes incorporating all of the healthy marine elements by way of water exercise, ingestion of salty … [Continue Reading]



Off the Beaten Track in Champagne

By. Jiles Halling Champagne – just the sound of the world has a sort of magical attraction … [Continue Reading]

Designer Quotes


Grand Hotel Kronenhof

“The real heaven is going to have to pull out all the celestial stops to match the one in Switzerland.” – Grand Hotel, Kronenhof ( Pontresina, Switzerland ) Turning of the Leaves – a Fall Ritual © 2014

Daily Literary Quote

She Was a Free Bird

“She was a free bird one minute: queen of the world and laughing. The next minute she would be in tears like a porcelain angel, about to teeter, fall and break. She never cried because she was afraid that something ‘would’ happen; she would cry because she feared something that could render the world more […]