Articles by author: Richard Turner

Articles by author:

Richard Turner

Going Clubbing

The international organisation working life in Geneva is non-stop. So, for sanity in mind and body, consider the nearby year-round golfing options that will help you build focus, de-stress, and enjoy this beautiful region. Was it Twain who said “golf is a good walk...

What letter are you going to send today?

In August 2021, following an extensive career in both the Japanese and international postal sector, Masahiko Metoki was elected Director General of the Universal Post Union (UPU), a UN specialized agency and the primary forum for international postal cooperation. His...

Right on time

Inaugurated in November 2001, the Patek Philippe Museum in Geneva houses one of the world’s most important and prestigious horological collections. Some 2,500 watches, automata, precious objects and portrait miniatures on enamel invite the visitor on a fabulous voyage...

July 7th – World Chocolate Day

Switzerland knows a little about chocolate, and Camille Bloch, soon to be a century in business, is part of that great tradition. But times are also evolving, so we ask how a chocolate company is meeting the future while keeping things sweet. What does World Chocolate...

Dream big

Santiago Bustamante Villa is a young Colombian who, at 19, made his dream come true by getting into Stanford University, one of the world’s most prestigious institutions. While many students would settle in for the challenges of student life, Santiago instead decided...

Making Switzerland a more sustainable travel destination

Can you tell us a little about ‘Swisstainable’ and what it means for the visitor’s experience of Switzerland? Swisstainable is an initiative — well, we like to describe it as a movement — launched by Switzerland Tourism (ST) with the support of the whole Swiss tourism...