The Eurail Pass travel guide – choosing the best rail pass, and tips for your Europe travels

To travel by train is one of the joys of visiting Europe. For non-europeans there is a rail pass that lets you travel across the continent. This rail pass is the Eurail Pass, and this guide will help you decide which pass to get, and how to get the most out of your pass. Why […]

Hostel Review: Zurich Youth Hostel, Zurich – Switzerland

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

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 […]

Switzerland Travel Guide

Travel Guides > Switzerland Travel Guide Destination Guides Geneva Zurich Accommodation Switzerland hotels – Search for discount hotels in Switzerland. Travel Guides My Switzerland – Official website of the Swiss National Tourist Office. Swiss Vistas – Switzerland tourism and travel information. Blogs Newly Swissed – Online magazine about Switzerland, covering lifestyle topics related to culture, […]

Geneva Travel Guide

Travel Guides > Switzerland > Geneva Travel Guide Accommodation Geneva hotels – Search for discount for hotels in Geneva. 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 […]

Zurich Travel Guide

Travel Guides > Switzerland > Zurich Travel Guide Accommodation Zurich Hotels – Search for discount hotels in Zurich. 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, […]

The best of Swiss transport at Mt. Rigi – Switzerland

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. […]