Travel Blogs from Switzerland

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We are headed home, Zurich, Switzerland travel blog

We are headed home

A travel blog entry by coryandlaura

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4 am came early. Really early. We tried to be as quiet as possible. Well everyone but Christina. Heather took the key to the room when she headed down with her luggage. The lights were on a timer connected to key so when the lights went out, Christina at ...

Finally, in the Alps (or at Least Next to Them), Interlaken, Switzerland travel blog

Finally, in the Alps (or at Least Next to Them)

A travel blog entry by eundel

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For some reason, I had always assumed Switzerland was entirely covered by the Alps. Surprisingly, I was wrong. You can actually be in Switzerland without being in the Alps, which was a bit of a disappointment for me when it turned out my friend was living ...

All Good Things..., Zurich, Switzerland travel blog

All Good Things...

A travel blog entry by eundel

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Not much today. Just a 6-hour train ride to Zurich to spend the night near the airport. I did have a little trouble figuring out if I was on the correct train. It was one of those that separated, and only the cars going the other way were labeled. The ...

Zurich by day, Lugano by night..., Zurich, Switzerland travel blog

Zurich by day, Lugano by night...

A travel blog entry by madman96

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... brief relaxation and catch up at their apartment we are heading down to the local bar to catch the Euro games, which featured a Switzerland home game making for yet another lively crowd.  Somehow, we wind up playing kings at the bar and end the ...

Zermatt (Matterhorn)., Zermatt, Switzerland travel blog

Zermatt (Matterhorn).

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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Grindelwald., Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Grindelwald.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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St. Moritz., St. Moritz, Switzerland travel blog

St. Moritz.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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Swiss Family Tuckwell, Jona, Switzerland travel blog

Swiss Family Tuckwell

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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... and 9.30 overnight train to Switzerland's Finance capital...... A few common Switzerland misconceptions 1) Bern is the capital of Switzerland not, thou bigger cities, Geneva or Zurich 2) There is not an all incorporating language of SWISS. Of which ...

Zürich., Zürich, Switzerland travel blog

Zürich.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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What are you asking me for?, Zürich, Switzerland travel blog

What are you asking me for?

A travel blog entry by eundel

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... had a basic knowledge of the country's geography and politics, but that was about it. I certainly hadn't attempted to acquire any Switzerland-specific travel skills, like what exactly I was supposed to do with my ticket and why the train doors didn't open ...

Authentic Swiss Country Girl, Zurich, Switzerland travel blog

Authentic Swiss Country Girl

A travel blog entry by janda

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Hi So on our last day in Turkey we went shopping in Istanbul. I love shopping in Turkey as it is fun to see how the price drops as you go to leave. We bought a blanket that is close to King size and very decorative. When Andrew asked the price he was ...

France and Switzerland, Neuchatel Switzerland and Colmar, France travel blog

France and Switzerland

A travel blog entry by chronometers

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... and about 4 floors. It was all quite nondescript. Apparently there are many of these "factories" throughout this area of Switzerland - where the art of watchmaking is still appreciated. After visiting the factory and the museum at Chateau des ...

Sticker Shock, Estavayer-le-Lac, Switzerland travel blog

Sticker Shock

A travel blog entry by eundel

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... the town. Estavayer-le-Lac is a small town overlooking Lake Neuchâtel (Lac de Neuchâtel). Because I didn't do any research on Switzerland, I didn't know anything about the town or the area. It seemed to be the standard European town with a couple of old ...

Yet more old haunts, sorry, friends, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Yet more old haunts, sorry, friends

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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Paul and Toni-Rae have the most amazing apartment looking over Lake Geneva.   Spend the weekend with them eating lots and wandering around Geneva, the port and visit some old town up the lake with a castle that I can't recall now.  ...

Swiss Roosters are Better than Japanese Roosters, Montreux, Switzerland travel blog

Swiss Roosters are Better than Japanese Roosters

A travel blog entry by eundel

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... planned, he just wanted to check it out, so we strolled along Lake Geneva. With Lake Geneva situated on the border between Switzerland and France, the guidebook called Montreux the "Swiss Rivera", and it looked a lot like I imagine the French Rivera might ...

Wynigen with Sues wonderful family, Wynigen, Switzerland travel blog

Wynigen with Sues wonderful family

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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23.7.06 Wynigen It was a very hot day so Sylvie (next door) let us swim in her pool, ahhh, delicious. We were happy to relax and get to know Sue's family under the gazebo. We laughed and talked a lot. Esther speaks very good English and so do the ...

Lucerne not Lausanne, Lucerne, Switzerland travel blog

Lucerne not Lausanne

A travel blog entry by peteandmandy

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Monday 16th July - Thursday 19th July Pete is going to have a break from writing this blog, he reckons he's got writers block plus holiday head so it's up to me to keep the blog going. After visiting the city in Lausanne with drove north to Lucerne ...

Lugano Shenanigans, Lugano, Switzerland travel blog

Lugano Shenanigans

A travel blog entry by madman96

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... a lot of people from all walks of life... local celebrity comes to mind as a way of describing their lives in Switzerland! Lugano is a quaint town of maybe 100,000 high in the Alps with spectacular views across Lake Lugano and the surrounding ...

Interlaken., Interlaken, Switzerland travel blog

Interlaken.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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Grindelwald (Eiger)., Grindelwald, Switzerland travel blog

Grindelwald (Eiger).

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Zurich - Day 126, Zurich, Switzerland travel blog

Zurich - Day 126

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... by the river so the residents can bath, and there are steps into the river at various points. Beginning to like Switzerland. My friends sister's boyfriend's birthday party this evening (sorry about the mouth full). So went to their house for some ...

Chilling in Bern, Bern, Switzerland travel blog

Chilling in Bern

A travel blog entry by catters

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... goal of Prague in seven days - for us to meet back in Rome in a week or so. First stop for this random tour of Switzerland was Bern. What a brilliant couple of days, a beautiful city, great food and an absolute pleasure to not be staying in a hostel. ...

On a High, Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland travel blog

On a High

A travel blog entry by byrnedm

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... , Jungfrau, Switzerland · GMT +1:00 hour Anyone who has not seen the scenery which surrounds Interlaken does not know Switzerland - Felix Mendelssohn Efficiency Personified So we headed, bags on back, to Bern train station where we set about ...

Maderanerthal Region (Swiss Alps) - Day 127-128, Golzern, Switzerland travel blog

Maderanerthal Region (Swiss Alps) - Day 127-128

A travel blog entry by christosp

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Day 127 - 28/06/08 A train and a few buses today to reach Golzern which is a small village in the beautiful snow capped Swiss Alps. The transport system is amazing here, completely integrated, so when you get off the train the bus is waiting to take ...

Zurich - Day 129, Zurich, Switzerland travel blog

Zurich - Day 129

A travel blog entry by christosp

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Nothing interesting to tell today, posted 8kg of stuff home, mostly purchases from Vietnam and some other odds and ends which I no longer needed to haul around with me. Went out for dinner in the evening to an Asian restaurant. Getting my body ...

Zermatt., Zermatt, Switzerland travel blog

Zermatt.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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Luxurious Lachen..., Lachen, India travel blog

Luxurious Lachen...

A travel blog entry by tracystravels

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So my standards have yet moved a few notches lower and I now consider myself content to stay in places that are not leaking, and are indoors.  Previously, I was looking for beds a bit softer than granite, toilet paper, hot water...or really running ...

Top of Europe, Interlaken, Switzerland travel blog

Top of Europe

A travel blog entry by danblank

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... and were taken to a club across the street from his restaurant. And here's a piece of advice on clubbing in Geneva (and Switzerland in general): only do it if you have a really strong dislike for your money. The only entertainment we got (for a Friday ...

Schildhorn Beauty, Swiss Alps, Switzerland travel blog

Schildhorn Beauty

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... parasailers. It was really lovely and fresh up there. We felt lucky we had someone to take us there otherwise it's a part of Switzerland we probably would not have seen and enjoyed. There is also a revolving restaurant up there so you gradually get a ...

Time to Skydive over the Alps, Interlaken, Switzerland travel blog

Time to Skydive over the Alps

A travel blog entry by catters

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Trains in Switzerland are simply amazing. To glide through the countryside with snow capped mountains rising from massive blue lakes and lush green fields makes even a train bound for nowhere an absolute pleasure. Well guys look at this space tomorrow ...

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