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Get Swissed at the water castle

Get Swissed at the water castle

Mid Morning Mix

We're ready for another adventure on land and on water this week. What exactly are Swiss 'water castles' and, apart from being spectacular, what's so special about that view?&n...

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Tram'Drames - murder, mystery and theatre on a vintage tram

Tram'Drames - murder, mystery and theatre on a vintage tram

Mid Morning Mix

  Emanita Dunning and Gabriel Bird talk to Katt Cullen about Tram'Drames; the upcoming theatre production that moves through the city of Geneva on the tramway. They talk about the 7 gru...

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Tak Erzinger: poetry and pilgrimage on St Jacob's Way

Tak Erzinger: poetry and pilgrimage on St Jacob's Way

Mid Morning Mix

  Poet and artist Tak Erzinger took to St Jacob's Way (also known as St James' Way / Jakobsweg) as a pilgramage that would help her deal with personal trauma. She returned...

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10 years of 'Caves Ouvertes' in Vaud (8-9 June)

10 years of 'Caves Ouvertes' in Vaud (8-9 June)

Mid Morning Mix

  Catherine Cruchon from Domaine Henri Cruchon explains the Caves Ouvertes event in Vaud, which takes place this year on the 8-9 June. She also gives us an initiation into the best way t...

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Get Swissed on the scenic road to Ticino

Get Swissed on the scenic road to Ticino

Mid Morning Mix

  Marc takes the ultimate road trip to Ticino and invites us all along. Are you ready?  

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Win a stay in Ticino

Win a stay in Ticino

Mid Morning Mix

  Here in Ticino, quality and efficiency are Swiss, whereas the flair and the lifestyle is Italian. Be seduced by the breathtaking scenery, the colours and the flavours of the "...

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Get Swissed with UNESCO

Get Swissed with UNESCO

Mid Morning Mix

  Discover the historical gems of Switzerland, both in natural beauty and man-built cities. This episode of "Get Swissed" travels to various UNESCO sites and Marc tries hi...

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Daisy Hessenberger's Antarctica adventure with Homeward Bound

Daisy Hessenberger's Antarctica adventure with Homeward Bound

Mid Morning Mix

Daisy Hessenberger has returned from her adventure in Antarctica with Homeward Bound. She joined us to talk about women in science, technology, engineering, mathematics & medicine. We also t...

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Gadget Guru - Tesla Model 3

Gadget Guru - Tesla Model 3

Gadget Guru

Our Gadget Guru, Paul Bristow, is impressed with this computer with wheels...

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ART SEEN - Jacques Berger

ART SEEN - Jacques Berger

ART SEEN

Uli Van Neyghem tells us about the charming exhibition in Pully of the work of Jacques Berger: A Swiss painter who refused to be put into boxes.

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Maurice Turrettini - Geneva International Motor Show

Maurice Turrettini - Geneva International Motor Show

Mid Morning Mix

Geneva International Show AKA Salon de l'auto takes place this year between the 7-17 March. GIMS President, Maurice Turrettini joins Katt in the studio to tell us about it the 2019 event; newco...

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Raphaël Pieroni - Borders of all Kinds

Raphaël Pieroni - Borders of all Kinds

Mid Morning Mix

Borders of all kinds / <<Frontiers en tous genres>> is an exhibition that focuses on the construction of identities by borders, and shows how they, by partitioning space, diff...

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Crans Montana - Absolutely!

Crans Montana - Absolutely!

Mid Morning Mix

Family friendly? Absolutely! Crans Montana really is a family friendly destination!  There are plenty of activities for families in both summer and winter! Gaëlle Bodrito from Cra...

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TICINO: Sunshine 2-hours away from home!

TICINO: Sunshine 2-hours away from home!

The Breakfast Show

Ticino is the only Swiss region entirely located south of the Alps where Italian is the official language.   Ticino is the perfect destination for families, honeymooners and nature lover...

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Get Swissed in the Bernese Oberland

Get Swissed in the Bernese Oberland

Mid Morning Mix

  Discover winter magic, find peace and get a shot of adrenaline in this episode of "Get Swissed" in the heart of the Bernese Oberland. Are you ready?

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Come Up - Slow Down - in Gstaad

Come Up - Slow Down - in Gstaad

Mid Morning Mix

Michel Hediger works at the Tourism Office / Gstaad Marketing. He gives us a little background about how Gstaad came to be the destination that it is today. It involves a rather...

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Gstaad - Marius, creator of Iglu Dorf

Gstaad - Marius, creator of Iglu Dorf

Mid Morning Mix

Marius builds the same hotel every year. Why? Because it melts every spring. He's the Manager of Iglu-Dorf - a hotel made out of snow up on the slopes in Gstaad. With only 11 rooms, it's...

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Gstaad - Michel Hediger, Product Manager at Gstaad Marketing

Gstaad - Michel Hediger, Product Manager at Gstaad Marketing

Mid Morning Mix

Michel works at the Tourism Office in Gstaad. He gives us a little background about how Gstaad came to be the destination that it is today; a happy accident involving a mountain that was far too st...

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Gstaad - Mirka Czybik, GM of Hotel Huus

Gstaad - Mirka Czybik, GM of Hotel Huus

Mid Morning Mix

Mirka Czybik is the General Manager of the Huus Hotel. She talks us through some of the hotel facilities, including the hotel spa, restaurant and brand new shisha bar.  The lobby itself has...

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Gstaad - Stephan Post, GM of Park Gstaad

Gstaad - Stephan Post, GM of Park Gstaad

Mid Morning Mix

We talk to Stephan Post, the General Manager of Park Gstaad -  a 5-star hotel in Gstaad - about hotels, culinary offerings and wellbeing in general in the region. We talk about ...

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Chats in Nendaz: Nendaz Freeride - Cyril Lanfranchi

Chats in Nendaz: Nendaz Freeride - Cyril Lanfranchi

Mid Morning Mix

WRS' Katt Cullen spoke to Cyril Lanfranchi, Founder and ‘Head of Competitions’ at Nendaz Freeride, about the competition, which has now become a festival…

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Plane Talk - Airlines donate hold space for humanitarian aid

Plane Talk - Airlines donate hold space for humanitarian aid

Plane Talk

  Chaitan Jain from IATA explains the contribution that airlines make when humanitarian aid is required.  

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Win a free night's stay in Nendaz's four-star resort

Win a free night's stay in Nendaz's four-star resort

Mid Morning Mix

Nendaz Hotel and Spa are offering WRS listeners the chance to win a night's stay in their resort, complete with breakfast and access to the spa!

Provided by Nendaz 4 Vallées Hotel & Spa

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Plane Talk - Easier travel across the African continent

Plane Talk - Easier travel across the African continent

Plane Talk

  Chaitan Jain from IATA explains the latest updates regarding travel across Africa. Could it finally be becoming easier to travel within Africa? It looks that way. Here's what we kn...

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