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Having a ball - winter '16/17

Having a ball - winter '16/17

A deliciously sweet vin chaud by a blazing fire, daring deeds on a frozen lake and an exciting dog-sled adventure! Here’s what the WRS team loves most when ...

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Travel: Brand Basel

Travel: Brand Basel

Is this Switzerland’s coolest city? Art and architecture take urban Basel to the next level.

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Scott's final trek for Movember 2016

Scott's final trek for Movember 2016

Mid Morning Mix

Scott Poynton's been hiking up La Dôle every Wednesday. 

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Showing Solidarity

Showing Solidarity

Geneva-based foundation offers direct and effective emergency aid

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Rethinking Rolle

Rethinking Rolle

Hansine Johnston’s pick of the top spots in newly-revamped Rolle.

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Alpine Lifestyle Partners

Alpine Lifestyle Partners

The concept of property investment combined with rental and ‘super concierge' services has become the preferred choice for many looking to invest in the Swiss Alps yet retain the lifestyl...

Provided by Alpine Lifestyle Partners

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Base Nyon

Base Nyon

Base Nyon has torn up the rule book on apartment hotels and runs on a completely fresh and dynamic new model - combining the flexibility and services of a hotel with the space, convenience and choi...

Provided by Base Nyon

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Alpine French School

Alpine French School

Learn French + Ski!

Provided by Alpine French School

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Nendaz

Nendaz

In the heart of the sunny Valais - with breathtaking views of the Alps - you’ll find versatile Nendaz, the natural home of active winter holidays, relaxing weekends and fantastic family day t...

Provided by Nendaz

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Anzère

Anzère

Looking for a great escape that’s all about sunshine on high sunny plains and a quiet, natural vibe?

Provided by Anzère

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Morzine

Morzine

What’s the secret of a great day out in Morzine?

Provided by Morzine

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Monts Jura

Monts Jura

Downhill skiing, snowboarding, world-class cross-country trails and some of the prettiest snow-shoeing in the region, all with incredible views of the Mont Blanc, the Salève and the Geneva l...

Provided by Monts Jura

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Le Palais – Megève

Le Palais – Megève

The fun starts here...

Provided by Le Palais – Megève

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Nendaz 4 Vallées Hotel & Spa

Nendaz 4 Vallées Hotel & Spa

Floating in a beautiful, warm outdoor infinity pool looking up at the crystal-clear mountains and watching tiny snowflakes settle on the picture-perfect village of Nendaz – what could be...

Provided by Nendaz 4 Vallées Hotel & Spa

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The weird and wonderful Bern onion market

The weird and wonderful Bern onion market

Bern's anual onion market is coming up on November 28th. Thousands of people are due to descend on the capital to enjoy the bustling atmosphere; over 50 tons of onions woven into...

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Rent or buy a chalet in Verbier

Rent or buy a chalet in Verbier

Early snow is signalling another fantastic winter season in Verbier!

Provided by Chalet Apartments

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Stairway to Heaven...

Stairway to Heaven...

Les 4 Vallées is Switzerland’s largest ski domain, famous for its breathtaking vistas and the glamorous resort of Verbier. But it’s also a winter wonderland of surprises at La Tzoumaz, ...

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Making Time

Making Time

Swiss watches are the global market leader, despite the strong CHF casting a shadow over exports. But is the industry braced for the challenge of new generation smart technology? Ironically it coul...

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Back in the groove... with Katt Cullen

Back in the groove... with Katt Cullen

WRS Mid Morning Mix presenter Katt Cullen is actually a born listener – and loves it when you call in with your stories. Not only does it make great radio, but sometimes Katt finds herself ...

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Having a Ball...

Having a Ball...

For every action there’s a reaction. WRS Breakfast Show host Mark Butcher shares the secret of seasonal inaction while the team reveal their winter favourites. 

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An uninhabited hike in the Valais

An uninhabited hike in the Valais

Swiss mountains are very accessible, with gondolas or cog trains at the ready to take you to the top of many peaks - where a restaurant and other activities no doubt await you. This is awesome, yes...

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Word of Mouth - Goatman

Word of Mouth - Goatman

Word of Mouth

The Swiss are very fond of their mountain goats. One man – an Englishman – transformed himself into a Swiss mountain goat and went to live with a herd of goats near the village of Wo...

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Word of Mouth - Barry the Great

Word of Mouth - Barry the Great

Word of Mouth

In this week's episode of Word of Mouth Garry Littman takes a look at Swiss heroes.  And there are none braver than Barry the Great. Sorry, it’s not your turn Mr William...

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Word of Mouth - Barry the Great

Word of Mouth - Barry the Great

In this week's episode of Word of MouthGarry Littman takes a look at Swiss heroes. 

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