Zero Star Hotel Switzerland: About The Bed Under The Stars

Switzerland is best known for its luxurious ski resorts in the mountains and even fancier hotels near the lakes. It’s the land of five star resorts, so when someone opens up a Zero Star Hotel, it’s bound to get a lot of attention. Yes that’s zero stars as in a rating of zero stars – […]

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What Languages Are Spoken In Switzerland?

Switzerland is one of those rare countries in Europe that actually has four official languages. German, French, Italian and Romansh. German is spoken by over 62% of the population in the North and East of the country. While French is spoken in the West by 23% of Switzerland, and Italian in the South (8%). Then […]

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Quilt VS Sleeping Bag – The Simple Answer

To quilt or not to quilt? Camping quilts have experienced a surge in popularity over the last decade, making them a serious rival for the traditional camping sleeping bag, and there are now far more quilt options available on the market than ever before. But what’s behind this sudden boom in demand for camping quilts? […]

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How To Wash Fleece – Simple Steps

Over the last four decades, there’s been a surge in popularity for all things fleece. Yet most of us know very little about it, including how to wash it. What we do know is that we have a soft spot for our snuggly fleece products and that we’d hate to see them mangled by a […]

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Duck Down Vs. Goose Down: Everything You Need To Know

Confused by the different types of down insulation? You don’t have to be! Our detailed guide on goose and duck down will tell you everything you need to know about the natural insulation, as well as all the differences between them. I will also tell you about down insulation in general and what exactly you […]

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9 Cities in Europe with Great Architecture

This is a touchy subject for many. After all, architecture is like art – how beautiful it is can be very subjective. It’s also greatly influenced by the culture and the environment upon which the architecture of a certain city has evolved. In Europe, however, you’ll never run out of structures to gawk at. Europe […]

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Best Knots For Camping

Knot tying seems to be a dying art in the outdoor world unless your hobby depends on them like climbing, fishing, or sailing. As a sailor and a fisherman, I’ve been tieing knots since I was a kid and my name is often called to come and help choose and tie the right knot for the […]

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Down Vs Synthetic Sleeping Bags

When you start getting serious about your choice of sleeping bag, you’ll soon realize there are tonnes of options out there, many of them carrying hefty price tags. You want to make sure that your investment will be worth your while, and there are a range of factors to consider. The most important aspects will […]

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Top Things To Do In Port Macquarie (Camels, Koalas & more)

Port Macquarie may not be as famous as Cairns or other beach towns on the east coast of Australia, but it has so much to offer, it perhaps should be. From camel rides on the beach at sunset, to koalas in hospital, many of the activities are things you won’t find anywhere else either. So, […]

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Top Stand Up Paddling Spots In Switzerland

If you are a fan of stand up paddling, then you probably know that you can paddle almost anywhere there is water. From the surf beaches of Hawaii and Australia to the fjords of Norway, almost nothing is out of bounds. If you spend any time in Switzerland, you absolutely have to take advantage of […]

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