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The Alps

Rick Steves' European Christmas: Samichlaus, Schmutzli and Fondue in Switzerland

Rick Steves | Posted 02.19.2014 | Travel
Rick Steves

High in Switzerland, the mighty Alps seem to shout the glory of God. Up here, where villages huddle under towering peaks, Christmas fills a wintry won...

Liechtenstein: Good Thing, Small Package

Barbara Barton Sloane | Posted 11.04.2013 | Travel
Barbara Barton Sloane

A hiker's paradise -- that's Liechtenstein. Nestled cozily between Austria and Switzerland, it's a principality that, in 2006, celebrated 200 years of sovereignty.

Chasing Ice: A New Documentary Melts a Climate Change Skeptic's Heart

Michael Rose | Posted 01.22.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Rose

One of the most beautiful and important films ever made. It takes up the discussion where An Inconvenient Truth left off but with new footage, not just something scraped up out of an archive.