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St. Moritz: Top of the World

Posted by on Mar 29, 2017

Awaken at sunrise in St. Moritz and you will see why it is referred to as “On Top of the world.”

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The best of Zurich in 24 hours

Posted by on Mar 14, 2017

Zurich is Switzerland’s largest city, the dynamic and cosmopolitan financial and technology center…

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Two Days in the Swiss capital: Bern, Switzerland

Posted by on Jan 12, 2017

Ever wonder why Bern was chosen as Switzerland’s political capital over the larger Zurich or Geneva?

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Dining in Lucerne: the grand, the historic and the delightful

Posted by on Nov 27, 2016

The Old Town is a charming restaurant and café area and the grand lakefront hotels have fine restaurants with outdoor seating. And just beyond the waterfront are hidden gems with charming dining rooms and garden dining.

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All in a day in Lucerne, Switzerland

Posted by on Nov 27, 2016

Lucerne’s magnificent natural surroundings, temperate climate, city amenities, Old World charm, and easy access by road and rail has attracted travelers for over 200 years. It is one of the top tourist resorts in Switzerland.

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Mt. Pilatus: a voyage on a boat, train, cable cars and a bus

Posted by on Nov 27, 2016

During our visit to Lucerne we rode a classic steamboat across the lake to the world’s steepest cogwheel railway at Mt. Pilatus.

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Yverdon-les-Bains, thermal capital of the Lavaux region of Switzerland

Posted by on Nov 26, 2016

The little town of Yverdon-les-Bains is the Swiss Lavaux region’s thermal capital on the southwestern tip of Lake Neuchatel.

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The Swiss Lavaux region: A votre sante!

Posted by on Nov 19, 2016

“The land of three suns” is sun-drenched from the sky, the reflecting lake, and the stone walls that release stored heat when temperatures drop.

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An Untours apartment stay in Meiringen, Switzerland

Posted by on Oct 25, 2016

This was our second Untours apartment stay in Switzerland. This time we chose to stay in Meiringen, in the Swiss Heartland, an alpine and lakes region in the middle of Switzerland.

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VIA Rail: Vancouver to Jasper

Posted by on Jul 29, 2014

We followed in the pathways of the indigenous First Nations, early explorers, fur traders, fishermen, gold prospectors, pioneers, railroad barons, and lumberjacks. By riding VIA Rail we sat back and enjoyed the ride through some of the most remarkable landscapes in the world.

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THE SKEENA: Riding the Rails Across British Columbia

Posted by on Mar 30, 2014

On our two-day 725 mile daylight land cruise we sat back in our glass carriage and enjoyed the view. We experienced the enormity of mountains and vastness of the Interior Plateau and a forested wilderness from the comfort of our armchairs.

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