Travel Blogs from Zurich, 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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... sitting in the row ahead of us by himself. We were able to change the seating arrangements on the short flight from Athens to Zurich.They ended up putting all 4 of us across the back row of the plane but that meant that Heather and Christina were all off ...

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 ...

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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... still swollen and bruised but I thankful I was wearing my jeans! We flew out of Istanbul in the late afternoon and arrived in Zurich around 7:30pm. My friend Leigh from high school was waiting for us. It sure was nice to see him again! The kids really ...

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 ...

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 ...

Eb's in Zürich!, Zurich, Switzerland travel blog

Eb's in Zürich!

A travel blog entry by elsewhere

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... awesome elevator music consisting of a mixture of mooing cows and the sound of large bells. Liam summed it up brilliantly. Switzerland has a fever...and the only prescription...is more cowbell ;) I'd taken the liberty of bringing some food with me on ...

Zürich bei Nacht, Zürich, Switzerland travel blog

Zürich bei Nacht

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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... entry will be a little shorter than usual. This was my first visit to Zürich and what looks to be a very lovely Switzerland in general. Unfortunately it was on business, and since our Swiss hosts seemed to work the ungodly hours of 8am to 6pm ...

Layover in Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland travel blog

Layover in Zurich

A travel blog entry by coryandlaura

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... good care of us. They even gave us a full box of chocolates to take along with a bag full of croissants to take and enjoy on the rest of our trip. They made a long flight fun. Right now we are waiting in Zurich to board our flight to ...

Hong Kong, Amsterdam & Zurich - Day 122, Zurich, Switzerland travel blog

Hong Kong, Amsterdam & Zurich - Day 122

A travel blog entry by christosp

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4 countries, 3 flights, 7000 miles and 36 hours later I finally arrived in Zurich from a distant Hanoi. It's been a crazy day and a half of travel. First caught a flight from Hanoi to Hong Kong then I had a 12 hour wait over night in the airport before a ...

Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland travel blog

Zurich

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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I really don't know if I made the right decision to leave Italy and come to Switzerland, for I absolutely fell for Italy (training through it just goes to show what a wasted opportunity) and I can't stand the toffee nosed atmosphere of Zurich (a lot of ...

Zurich, Switzerland, Zurich, Switzerland travel blog

Zurich, Switzerland

A travel blog entry by tbassplayer

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... some good Samaritan will find my stock of written addressed postcards and pay to put them in the mail. But there's a greater chance of Switzerland entering the Iraq war. From the Swiss town of Sargans, I took a bus to the Liechtenstein capital of Vaduz. ...

Combining Business and Pleasure, Zurich, Switzerland travel blog

Combining Business and Pleasure

A travel blog entry by chronometers

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... during our personal time as well.  Thus, Chris also came out on Thursday afternoon and we spent the weekend in Switzerland.  In fact, this trip was such a great combination of business and pleasure that Chris even did some business there as ...

To Zurich Once More, Zurich, Switzerland travel blog

To Zurich Once More

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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We left Nonnenhorn around 4 pm and arrived in Zurich 2 hours later. We were at first disheartened to see that Tom and Louise had not come to meet us like they said and we tried to figure out where excacty they lived, but to our joy Tom rode up on his bike ...

If it's Tuesday, it must be Zürich!, Zürich, Switzerland travel blog

If it's Tuesday, it must be Zürich!

A travel blog entry by thymeoff

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... to the pretty village of Appenzell would definitely be in order. Set in the verdant pastures of north-eastern Switzerland near the border with Austria, the wooden farmhouses with colourfully overflowing window boxes provoked an almost continuous chorus ...

Switzerland is the gnome, Zurich, Switzerland travel blog

Switzerland is the gnome

A travel blog entry by twittg

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... them for hours some days. Anyway, I think this gnome is a sneaky lil' bugger that syphons money from your wallet...Switzerland is freakin' expensive! Like 2-3 times more expensive than the other places I've been in Europe. It's still possible to find ...

Dawn Breaks Over Zurich, Zürich, Switzerland travel blog

Dawn Breaks Over Zurich

A travel blog entry by tiara316

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The brown stripe on the horizon has thickened to pink. My doG, I'm laying my own eyes on Homer's rosy-fingered ...

Zurich - Day 123-124, Zurich, Switzerland travel blog

Zurich - Day 123-124

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... a walk around the beautiful city of Zurich in the morning sun. The Euro 2008 football championships are on at the moment in Switzerland and Austria so the city is buzzing with market stalls, exhibitions and the FanZone where you can watch the matches on a ...

Ancient Machines.., Zürich, Switzerland travel blog

Ancient Machines..

A travel blog entry by flashpackers

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... from Zurich to Innsbruck would be about 4 hours.   As we wanted to use up all our Swiss francs before we left Switzerland, we headed back to Sprungli and tried to spend our last 13.35sfr on truffles. We ended up with 8 truffles and 95 ...

Going to Visit Louise and Tom!!!, Zurich, Switzerland travel blog

Going to Visit Louise and Tom!!!

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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... its winter because its such a heavy meal and not suitable for warm weather. Because Tom wasn't there though (he's originally from Switzerland) and we were just with Louise, who's actually from Malta, we figured we could bend the rules. So we went to ...

Bern & Luzern, Zurich, Switzerland travel blog

Bern & Luzern

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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... to satisfy her. We had just enough time to see the fireworks show and have an icecream before heading back to the station to get the last train back to Zurich at 12am. We collapsed into bed because we had to get up at 7am to go hiking up a ...

Hiking in the Swiss Alps!!, Zurich, Switzerland travel blog

Hiking in the Swiss Alps!!

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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... a lake and the Alps so it was very nice scenery for the evening. We were fed tons of food and drinks before heading back to Zurich, an awesome way to close out a day of hiking. We left around 9:30 because there would be too much traffic due to the nice ...

Looking forward to getting to Berlin, Zurich, Switzerland travel blog

Looking forward to getting to Berlin

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... On top of that, Zurich does not offer much at all for the tourist. You kind of need to get out of Zurich to enjoy the real Switzerland, which unfortunately, my budget does not afford. I can think of many more pristine and beautiful locations around the ...

Liam in Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland travel blog

Liam in Zurich

A travel blog entry by elsewhere

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Heyas, Well, this is my first entry. Am finally in Switzerland, and it's very pretty and treelined in this part of Zurich. The flight was pretty uneventful. Couldn't sleep much, so watched several dodgy flicks and played a bit of Tetris. ...

Chapter 56: In der Schweiz, Zurich / Interlaken, Switzerland travel blog

Chapter 56: In der Schweiz

A travel blog entry by easyread

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... in a parallel universe where the language sounded vaguely familiar, but garbled through distortion filters. Weird. Everything in Switzerland is shockingly expensive. Especially the restaurants, where a main course generally runs 25 Swiss francs (US$20). ...

Coming out of a low., Zurich, Switzerland travel blog

Coming out of a low.

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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Jule, you will be happy to know that I have your pebbles from Switzerland... will try to post when I get to a cheaper country. I've been on a real low over the last 2 days, as my travelpod entries will probably show. But I think I'm coming out of it ...

gotta do some banking, Zurich, Switzerland travel blog

gotta do some banking

A travel blog entry by jay29

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... in that room. I guess I look suspicious. A few days later I read in Time magazine that a similar watch display in Bern, Switzerland was robbed and thieves stole over $100,000 worth of watches. I guess I can understand the armed guard at the clock ...

Down in memory lane 2 in Zurich, Switzerland, Zürich (Kreis 4), Switzerland travel blog

Down in memory lane 2 in Zurich, Switzerland

A travel blog entry by ieeworldvoyage

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More photos! here are friends we met in Zimbabwe, 23 years ago... Mary and Kevin were teaching in the same school as us and Rene was the doctor who helped me deliver Tristan... more memories, more good food, more laughs...I think we are gaining even more ...

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