lapping up Lucerne

August 2, 2014

Complete with gable paintings, the covered, medieval Chapel Bridge forms the centrepiece of Lucerne’s townscape and is considered to be one of the oldest, covered wooden bridges in Europe. A further landmark of the town is the Museggmauer, a wall which, with the exception only of one of its towers, has been preserved in its …
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Zurich – metropolis of experiences

July 2, 2014

SWITZERLAND Zurich Zürich is one of those cities that tourists tend to skip right through. Since it’s a transportation hub, people fly in or change trains here, but don’t give stopping a serious thought. The local graffiti jokes: Zürich = zu reich, zu ruhig (“too rich, too quiet”). But even though you won’t find a …
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Basel In 48 Hours

March 10, 2014

Switzeland’s city of culture, Basel dazzles with its museums, art galleries and architectural wonders. Here is a 48h programme for you in this city that is at its most colourful during the Fasnacht Fesival (March 10-13). DAY ONE 9:00 A.M The popular quarter of Grossbasel in the Old Town is an ideal spot for starting …
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