Travel Blogs from Zürich
... and pragmatic people, and I like that. I've seen how Pito and I have been able to rationalise our way through certain travel situations and not stress about the small things, something other foreign travellers can have trouble doing (cough cough, Germans and Yanks!). Makes me happy I come from a country like Australia and that we are 'real'. Whilst Pito quite enjoyed the punctuality of Switzerland I like being 5 minutes late for work ...
I wake get fresh then I get asked to cut some muesli then I cut open my cereal with my new Swiss knife and sliced open my finger then we jump on our tour husband head up the mountains but on the motorway we go through a 4 kilometre tunnel. We get up to the ...
... mystique surrounding much of the instruments once used. I know I have enjoyed the small collection that Brownless Library at Melbourne University held. It would always fascinate me and could hold my attention for long periods of time. (Time I should have spent studying :P) It took me a very long time to find the right building, I spent ages and ages getting lost but stumbling on some incredible views of the city, but to my dismay the exhibition was closed. By this time it had ...
... of the city, stopped at the lake and in the old town, gave us some history and pointed out various buildings. The Guildhall has pretty wrought iron and some interesting faces on its façade – check out the guy with glasses! The Fraumunster church was worth a look, quite plain but with modern stained glass windows created by Chagall which had lovely rich colours, and the vaulted roof over the altar was creamy white with very sparse ...
... from these ornate, double-sided lanterns shaped like bishop’s hats. I was surprised to see that the lights were actual flames from candles, sittting at the top of the lantern hats. I was amazed that nothing caught on fire!
Then it seemed like a never ending sight of hundreds of men who follow the lantern-spinners, either ringing cowbells or blowing alpine horns. The noise was very particular, in that although it sounded like pure choas, it ...
Other places to stay in Zürich
Oerlikon, Zürich | 4 star hotelfrom $160
- Don't stay here if you dislike dust and dirt
- Good hotel - hated the bathroom
- Good hotel
Hard, Zürich | 4 star hotelfrom $142
- Too far out....
- The worst Intercontinental in the world
- Take a pass
Unterstrass, Zürich | 4 star hotelfrom $244
- Very Mediocre
- Wonderful, comfortable stay
- Needs Updating Badly
Thurgauerstrasse 101, Zürich | 4 star hotelfrom $142
Kreis 11, Zürich | 4 star hotelfrom $144
Kreis 11, Zürich | 2 star hotelfrom $98
Enge, Zürich | 5 star hotelfrom $623
- Beautiful Hotel
- Excellent staff
- Nice hotel, great location, modern rooms
Unterstrass, Zürich | 4 star hotelfrom $213
- OK - could try harder
- Got an upgrade
- Sehr gutes Hotel - Empfehlenswert!
Escher Wyss, Zürich | 4 star hotelfrom $170
Kreis 3, Zürich | 4 star hotelfrom $163
Seebach, Zürich | 4 star hotelfrom $167
Rathaus, Zürich | 4 star hotelfrom $257
- Pros and cons about the Central Plaza
- Great location!
- Small but stylish room
Escher Wyss, Zürich | 4 star hotelfrom $115
Kreis 7, Zürich | 3 star hotelfrom $259
Kreis 1, Zürich | 4 star hotelfrom $462
- Great hotel
- The best
- Great time in Zurich
Escher Wyss, Zürich | 2 star hotelfrom $130
Kreis 1, Zürich | 4 star hotelfrom $248
Kreis 7, Zürich | 5 star hotelfrom $685
City, Zürich | 5 star hotelfrom $726
- Herrliches Hotel in Zürich
- Superb hotel in Zurich
- The best city hotel in Europe
Kreis 1, Zürich | 3 star hotelfrom $240
Gewerbeschule, Zürich | 3 star hotelfrom $174
- A wonderful experience
- Great Hotel & Location Minutes from Railway Station
- Nice on the inside, creepy on the outside
Sihlfeld, Zürich | 4 star hotelfrom $137
City, Zürich | 4 star hotelfrom $365
Kreis 6, Zürich | 4 star hotelfrom $141
Kreis 6, Zürich | 3 star hotelfrom $183
- A good bargain hotel in Zurich
- Noise unbearable; staff rude
- You could do better...