The world's best outdoor ice rinks

Ancient glaciers, sprawling mountain ranges and more islands than you can count.

An introvert’s travel guide for New Year’s Eve

Escape the pressure of the New Year’s Eve countdown in any of these non-party places.

5 snowy winter getaways

Idyllic chalets, fun-packed ski resorts and Northern Lights viewings.

Skiing in the Alps: which resort is right for you?

Let us help you decide, with our guide to Europe’s top four ski destinations.

Wild swim in Europe’s 5 dreamiest lakes and fjords

Bracing adventures through glacial waters in Norway and summer swims in Provençal lakes.

Move over Switzerland: the new Bollywood film sets

7 alternative destinations to Switzerland for Bollywood fans.

Breaking bread: the story of the zopf

Switzerland's national bread is a buttery delight with a macabre history.

12 breathtaking infinity pools

Whether you'd prefer a villa, hotel or apartment, prepare for some serious pool candy.

Swiss trips: 6 countries in 5 days

Map out a trip to any five of Switzerland's foreign neighbours from these Swiss cities.

7 of Europe's most wonderful pools

Find lesser-known pools in Iceland or soak in waters above the rugged Dolomites.

5 outstanding Swiss spa hotels

With everything from yoga and nutrition programmes to medical therapies and sleep clinics.

5 of the most romantic ski vacations

Enjoy some après-ski and curl up by the fire at one of these very romantic skiing spots.