Kurt Hauenstein is an architect from Zurich who has modernized a number of houses in the village of Fläsch in the Swiss canton of Graubünden. His own 18th century house there is outstanding.
The writer Hermann Hesse praised his beloved Swiss Alps to the skies, although the other tourists in the Engadine Valley really got on his nerves.
Voters have cast ballots on introducing easier naturalization procedures for noncitizens whose families have lived in Switzerland for three generations. There were also referendums on tax laws and a 2026 Olympic bid.
Many people decide to take a vacation in the Swiss Alps after reading Johanna Spyri's children's book "Heidi." So let's take a trip through the canton of Graubünden on the trails of Heidi, Peter and Alm-Onji.
Manuela Kasper-Claridge heads DW's business department. She's a regular participant at the World Economic Forum. Here she provides a few impressions of arriving at the event in Davos, Switzerland.
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