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The most beautiful climb you've never heard of

Nestled in the Bernese Alps is a tiny road, closed to motorized traffic at the top, with dramatic views of some of the most prestigious p...

Swiss bliss: Behind the scenes of Discovering Switzerland with Shoddy Dave

If you've been following our recent ten-part series on Switzerland, you'll know that we've traversed much of the country – from lakeside ...

Discovering Switzerland: Aargau & Engadine

Although at opposite ends of the country, the Swiss regions of Aargau and Engadine have one thing in common – an abundance of phenomenal ...

Discovering Switzerland: Swiss Travel System

Switzerland's famously punctual railways are just one part of the broader Swiss public transport network – an efficient, reliable and saf...

Discovering Switzerland: Jura and Swiss Parks

Tracing a mountain range from Switzerland's southwest to northeast, much of the Jura & Three Lakes region falls under the protection of t...

Discovering Switzerland: Fribourg

With beautifully-preserved medieval villages and towns, grassy farmland and forest, and some of Switzerland's best cheese and chocolate, ...

Discovering Switzerland: Lake Geneva Region

With mountain passes through the Jura range, quality local produce and stylish Swiss living – not to mention Europe's largest freshwater ...

Discovering Switzerland: Gstaad & Emmental

In the region around the Swiss capital, Bern, our journey through Switzerland took us to Gstaad and Emmental. While there, we uncovered a...

Discovering Switzerland: Valais

In Switzerland's southwestern corner, bordering Italy and France, lies the sparsely-populated canton of Valais. With 45 peaks over 4,000m...

Discovering Switzerland: Zermatt

A quintessential Swiss Alpine village, Zermatt is the gateway to the iconic and awe-inspiring Matterhorn. As we found, it's also an incre...

Discovering Switzerland: Andermatt

Andermatt has long been a favoured Alpine destination. For centuries, the quiet mountain town has provided refuge to travellers – and, be...

Discovering Switzerland: The trails of Ticino

In Ticino, superb riding abounds – from Alpine climbs to the quiet roads around the lakes, which corkscrew up and down through Instagram-...

Discovering Switzerland: coming soon

From the rolling fields of the Swiss Plateau to the thick forests and lakes of the Jura mountains, Switzerland's landscapes are vast and ...

Roadtripping Switzerland

  Few mountain ranges are more synonymous with road cycling than the French Alps – the Col du Galibier, Col d'Izoard, Alpe d'Huez, t...

Mongolia Bike Challenge - 10 Stages in 10 Different Worlds

I try to keep a road racing focus with this site and I'll usually tell any mountain biker who tries to ambush us with their neanderthal w...

La Dent du Midi

I've decided to extend my stay here in Champéry for a few more days than expected. I've fallen in love with this quiet little village in ...