Switzerland

Where to Visit in February

Where to Visit in February

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Don’t underestimate the value of travel in the shortest month of the year. It’s the perfect opportunity to get the New Year off to a great start and pick from a smorgasbord of both wintry…

Five Incredible Photos of Switzerland

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Switzerland is famous for its postcard-perfect scenery, with some of the most attractive views captured from the panoramic carriages of the Glacier Express. Whether chugging through looping tunnels (which are considered some of the longest…

Insights from Frequent Flyers Geoff & Sandra Williams

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Geoff and Sandra Williams from Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, are self-confessed travel addicts. Married for over half a century, they’ve traveled on 41 coach tours with 12 different companies, seen almost 70 countries (many…

Why You Need to Visit Oberammergau

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Located in a quiet little Alpine valley in southern Bavaria, Oberammergau sits in the shadow of the brooding 1,342-meter peak of Kofel Mountain. Covered in colorful Lüftmalerei (murals) and surrounded by dense pine forests, this…

Fairmont Montreaux Palace Switzerland

Seven Reasons to Visit Le Montreux Palace in Switzerland

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One of the most prestigious hotels in Switzerland, Fairmont Le Montreux Palace is a Belle-Époque gem built at the turn of the 20th century. Standing tall in a microclimate on the shores of Lake Geneva,…

Six of the Top Michelin Star Restaurants in Europe

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The oldest European restaurant guide still in existence, the Michelin Red Guide, wields great power in the culinary arena. Symbols of excellence, Michelin’s iconic “stars” have the power to make or break both careers and…

The Real Willy Wonka: A Trip To Maison Cailler

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Everybody has different tastes: some despise celery, others can’t bear the sight of a brussels sprout, and many think zucchini the poor cousins of cucumbers. We all have our predilections too. Some are partial to…

Budapest

10 Incredible Heritage Hotels

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Blessed with a character only the passage of time can bestow, heritage hotels are invariably bastions of superlative taste. Each has its individual charms, from the grande dames of Europe to the peach-colored palaces of…

Madrid

Where to Visit in June

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Europe is always a smart destination to visit in June, especially in the north where Scandinavian countries enjoy lake-land parties, never-ending days and some of the best fishing spots in the world. Accommodation tends to…