Celebrating New Year Appenzell Style

Who are these scary men walking from door to door in funky costumes? They dance, yodel and shake hands with almost everyone in the village. Welcome to Appenzell! This is how they celebrate the New Year.

Whisky Trekking in Switzerland

Switzerland is not necessarily known for its whisky. But that’s wrong. Locher, one of the local Appenzell beer breweries, started making whisky back in 1999. Today, Locher sells six different types of Säntis malt. And they came up with a brilliant idea: The Whisky Trek around the Appenzell Alps.