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.

Snowshoe Trails in Switzerland

Snowshoeing is a wonderful way to explore the mountains in winter. Compared to the sometimes very busy ski slopes, the snowshoe trails are rather quiet.