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With its stellar reputation as an international banking and finance hub and an increasingly cosmopolitan population of around 1.2 million, Switzerland’s largest city hits the headlines so often that ...
The lakeside medieval town of Lucerne is a cozy base for trips to Switzerland’s snow-capped Alps and mountain landscapes of the Bernese Oberland. The picture-perfect, orderly town takes to the ...
Away from its big cities, Switzerland remains a country of jaw-dropping mountain vistas and cherished rural traditions. You won't have to venture far from urban boundaries to plunge into another ...
Ever since the fondue craze in US popular culture began in the 1960s,
the habit of eating melted cheese served in a communal pot has come to
seem slightly silly to many Americans. But let me ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, October 2012
Is there a better way to experience the essence of Switzerland
than hiking? I can’t think of one. The following are just a few of the
countless options for stretching your legs in the out of ...
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 John Reality, Cambodia, August 2012
This tiny, historic village, nestled between the towering walls of a sheer-sided valley not far from Interlaken is famous first and foremost for the extraordinary waterfalls that surround it. You can ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, February 2012
The sixth-largest city in Switzerland , Winterthur is also one of the country’s most culturally sophisticated. Art tourists in particular will find themselves in bliss, wending their way amid the ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, August 2011
As the home of both the E.G. Bührle Collection (containing one of the
most famous collections of French Impressionism and Post-Impressionism
anywhere in the world) and the Swiss National ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, March 2013
Famed as an international banking center and home to the ‘most expensive shopping street in Europe’, Zurich isn’t the place to bag a bargain, but there are still plenty of budget friendly things to ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, September 2012
Chocolate-lovers will delight in the multitude of factories, chocolatiers, and specialty shops that call the heart of Switzerland home. While the possibilities are seemingly endless, here are a ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, January 2012
Located on the opposite end of the lake from Zurich (and accessible via S-Bahn rail link), Rapperswil , the famed City of Roses, makes an excellent spring or summer day trip from Switzerland’s ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, October 2012
Switzerland’s largest city might have a reputation as being a center of international banking, but this is a town that knows how to mix business with pleasure. Whether you prefer lounging by the ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, January 2013
Whether you take yours as a potent shot of Italian espresso or a
cream-topped Starbucks mocha sprinkled with cinnamon, coffee—the focal
point of Zurich ’s Johann Jacobs Coffee Museum—is ...
Written by Viator, May 2013
Set on the glittering Lake Zurich against a dramatic mountain backdrop, few places are picturesque as Zurich and as the weather heats up, there’s plenty to keep you busy in Switzerland’s largest ...
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