Somewhere in Interlaken

Switzerland travel stories

Tramping Switzerland, Part I

Part I: Lucerne in the Sky With Diamonds Mark Twain, who died 100 years ago, is primarily remembered as the fictional chronicler of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn’s Mississippi River adventures. But Twain (born Samuel Langhorne Clemens) is also one of the best travel...

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Sweet Simplicity in Lucerne

Just a few steps from the train station, sat my hotel in Lucerne, Switzerland - Hotel Continental Park. The entrance is on a side street just steps away from the tracks. The lobby is simple and inviting and the front desk staff could not be any more friendly. The hall...

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Loving the Train System in Switzerland

After getting off of a seven hour overnight flight to Zurich, I was quite nervous about finding my way to Lucerne. All I knew was that I needed to catch a train. I asked at the info desk where the train station was and I crossed the street and entered the building as...

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Swiss Air Business Class Seats, The Variables

I enjoyed a very nice Business Class flight from New York to Zurich last night. The flight attendants were lovely. The food was fine and the seats laid perfectly flat. You can't ask for much more than that. They had good movies, though, not massive in number. And the...

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2010 European River Cruises

New York, June 2009 -- Offering consumers and travel agents a head start on planning next year's vacations, Peter Deilmann EuropAmerica Cruises will begin accepting bookings on August 1, 2009 for its 2010 schedule of European river cruises; full details and pricing...

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Savings in Switzerland

NEW BEAU-RIVAGE PALACE PACKAGE OFFERS 25% SAVINGS Exclusive Wine Tasting and Michelin Dinner The Beau-Rivage Palace, considered by many to be the Beau-Rivage Palacefinest hotel in Switzerland and one of the most beautiful palace hotels in the world, is offering a new...

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Flights to Switzerland

ANNOUNCING SPRING HOLIDAY SWISS BUSINESS FARES FROM CONVENIENT U.S. GATEWAYS TO SWITZERLAND & BEYOND Hurry offer ends soon. Travel this spring in comfort to Rome, Tel Aviv, Athens and more...book now on swiss.com. Traveling for the upcoming spring holidays just got...

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Graubünden, Switzerland (video podcast)

Graubünden in Switzerland has mountains, valleys and Romansh one of the four official languages of Switzerland. I had the chance to find out more at a recent travel trade meeting in Los Angeles. In this interview with Gieri of Graubünden Tourism, we get the lowdown on...

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Old Town Lucerne (video podcast)

This year's VEMEX (Visit Europe Media Exchange) was another great time for getting the low-down right from those who know. Here is my interview with Sibylle of Lucerne Tourism. Actually, I remember more about this charming storybook city than I let on. Shhh, don't...

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Sushi at Swiss Hotel

THE TRADITION EVOLVES: BEAU-RIVAGE PALACE OPENS SUSHI RESTAURANT Sushi at the venerable Beau-Rivage Palace? That's right...Le Miyako Lausanne, under the direction of Chef Hayato Sugimoto, recently Beau-Rivage Palace opened at the legendary Beau-Rivage Palace. "As our...

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