Hostel Review: Zurich Youth Hostel, Zurich – Switzerland

Zurich Youth Hostel

Hostel Name: Zurich Youth Hostel Address: Mutschellenstrasse 114, Zurich, Switzerland I stayed at the Zurich Youth Hostel in Zurich, Switzerland. I booked on the HI website and the total cost was 45.73 USD for a 6-bed dorm. Welcome to Switzerland! I’ve stayed here before and recall it being one of the nicer hostels I’ve stayed […]

Apartment Review: Airbnb in St. Gallen, Switzerland

St Gallen Airbnb

I was visiting St. Gallen to meet some friends, and I split accommodation for two nights with a friend. The minimum rate for a hotel we could find was around $150 a night (about two weeks in advance) so it was Airbnb to the rescue. We found a two bedroom apartment that was 15 minutes […]

Geneva Travel Guide

Travel Guides geneve-tourisme.ch – Official site of the Geneva Tourism & Conventions Foundation. ville-geneve.ch – Official city website. Geneva.info – City guide featuring information on sights and activities, entertainment, restaurants, transport, hotels, museums, shopping, and day trips. switzerland-geneva.com – Geneva tourist information. Blogs Expat Geneva Blog – A guide for expats with some useful information […]

Zurich Travel Guide

Travel Guides zuerich.com – Official Zürich tourism site. HG2 Zurich – A hedonist’s guide to Zurich, featuring the best boutique hotels, restaurants, bars and clubs in the city. Zurich City Guide – City guide covering attractions, restaurants, bars, nightlife, accommodation, tours, and transport information. Zurich4You – Directory of services and events for expatriates and the […]

Rainbow over Zurich – Switzerland

Rainbow over Zurich

Rainbow over Zurich, Switzerland. Travel Photos: Zurich Photo Gallery

Swiss flags on Spitalgasse, Bern – Switzerland

Spitalgasse - Bern

Another day in Europe, another UNESCO Cultural World Heritage Site. The Spitalgasse is a street that runs through the medieval city centre of Bern, Switzerland. I have been to Bern before, but it still surprised me how beautiful the old city is. Travel Photos: Bern Photo Gallery

Guardian Angel, Zurich – Switzerland

Guardian Angel

The Guardian Angel by Niki de St. Phalle can be seen floating high in the cavernous space of the Zurich Hauptbahnhof (main train station). Travel Photos: Zurich photo gallery

The best of Swiss transport at Mt. Rigi – Switzerland

Mt Rigi

Mt. Rigi in central Switzerland is a popular day trip from Lucerne. With a round trip ticket you can cross Lake Lucerne (Vierwaldstattersee) on a paddle steamer, board a cog railway at Vitznau and ascend the summit, then descend via cable car to Weggis. From here you can get the paddle steamer back to Lucerne. […]