Geneva Travel Guide

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

Zurich Travel Guide

Travel Guides – 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 I travelled to Bern via rail thanks to […]

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. […]

Good Idea: Basel Bike Parking

Basel Bike Parking

Europe is renown for its bike friendly cities (well bike friendlier than US/UK/Australia anyway). This appears to be true in Basel, Switzerland. Next to the Hauptbahnhof is an impressive bike park facility. From street level a gently sloping entry leads you underground to the Velopark. [Velo Park Entrance] Here you can leave your bike or […]