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Geneva is a fine base to explore the nearby Alps, whether they're in Switzerland, France or even Italy. There's public transport access by train and bus to nearby mountain destinations where the ...
Take a ride on the Bernina Express, Switzerland's newest Alpine delight. This magnificent 3-hour train journey takes you along one of the most beautiful railway routes in the world over the Bernina ...
1. The Lake District
This area is stunningly beautiful to walk around, ride a ferry, sail, or
just sit and read the Romantic Poets: Coleridge, Wordsworth et al.
Bath is one ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, March 2013
An alpine paradise for lovers of the outdoors and home to some of Europe’s glitziest ski resorts, Switzerland is like an all-natural adventure playground for children and the perfect destination for ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, September 2011
The Château de Chillon is far and away the most famous castle in Switzerland. It’s easy to see why. Situated on the eastern edge of Lake Geneva, this iconic structure dates back to the 11th ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, June 2012
Austria’s Lake District , known officially as Salzkammergut, is one of the best places in the country to go for a relaxing weekend in the presence of an unforgettable landscape and beautiful ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, April 2012
Ah Nessie – where are you? Who are you? What are you? Since 1933 you have beguiled us with your presence in Loch Ness, although legend has it that you were spotted as early as the 6th century. Back ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, August 2012
Whether you’re a serious trekker or just a Sunday stroller, Scotland is an excellent place to strap on those sensible shoes and head outdoors.
If you like a long walk, there are four official ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, March 2012
Switzerland is known for breathtaking views, and Lake Hallwil and its surrounds have a lot to offer tourists looking to soak up some stunning scenery, Swiss culture, and recreation at prices that ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, August 2011
Mountain railways, cable cars, funiculars, and chair lifts abound in Switzerland , but one of the best ways to pass a fair weather afternoon is aboard one the fleet of paddle steamers that depart ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, July 2011
After a few days trudging the streets and hills of dark, glowering Glasgow, I decided I needed to get into the countryside. Consulting a map and a train timetable, I decided that Loch Lomond would ...
When you think of holidaying in Portugal, everyone thinks of that wonderful Atlantic Coast, primarily of the Algarve. But this region is now overrun with tourists and has lost some of its charm. If ...
Written by Katie H, January 2013
Lake Titisee in the southern Black Forest of Germany is both a lake and a town. Formed 10,000 years ago, carved from glaciers in the last ice age, the lake spans 2km long and 1km wide and, along with ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, October 2011
Though slightly smaller and less famous than Lake Geneva to the southeast, Lake Constance is a destination equally as laudable as its noteworthy neighbor. With a shoreline shared by Switzerland , ...
Written by JC, Germany, August 2011
Lake Constance (Bodensee in German) is Germany ’s largest lake, although it also laps against Austria and Switzerland .
Despite its size it is ridiculously easy to get around, with trains ...
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