Bern Historical Museum (Helvetiaplatz 5, Bern) –– the Bernisches Historisches Museum is one of the most important museums of cultural history in Switzerland. Its collections of history, archaeology and ethnography include approximately 500,000 objects dating from the Stone Age to the present and representing cultures from all over the world. The hydria from Grächwil, the […]
Café de Grancy (Avenue du Rond-Point 1, Lausanne) – this restaurant has an “at home feel to it”, complete with its wooden tables and chairs, chalkboard menu, board games and antique furniture sitting area. In addition, promotions like “Wednesday night fondue” take something as commonplace as Switzerland’s national dish and turn it into an extravaganza […]
CAR RENTALS – the following car rental agencies operate in Zurich: Alamo: +41 (0) 848 445 522 Avis: +41 (44) 296 8787 Europcar: +41 (44) 271 5656 Hertz: +41 (43) 444 7000 Sixt: +41 (44) 445 9090 Unirent: +41 (43) 255 5656
Einkaufszentrum Glatt (Neue Winterthurerstrasse 99, Glattzentrum/Wallisellen) – this is one of the most popular shopping centers in the Zurich area. Over 100 retailers are found here, covering a range of goods from fashion to jewelry, watches, toys, electronic goods and more. Various eateries are located here as well – from tapas bars, to Starbucks, and […]
Bern (city) – located 90 minutes southwest of Zürich, Bern is the capital Switzerland, making it the seat of the country’s government. The Houses of Parliament (Bundeshaus) rise above the city just a stone’s throw away from the railway station. The doors to the Houses of Parliament are open to visitors most of the time, […]
Baroque Club (Place de la Fusterie 12, Geneva) – the posh interiors of the venue makes this one of Geneva’s top nightspots. There’s no entrance fee, but drinks are rather pricey. Despite that, this club is regularly packed with mostly 20-something revelers dancing to electronic dance music.
Aathal Dinosaur Museum (Zürichstrasse 69, 8607 Aathal) — has been around for more than 20 years: be surprised by the extensive exhibits and the countless activities on offer. Visitors can immerse themselves in a bygone world and experience how the bizarre dinosaurs, the rulers of land of yesteryear, could have lived. Much about their lives […]
This mountainous nation (where much of the Alps are located) has a history that goes as far back as the Romans, when they occupied the country from 200 BC to 400 AD. The original name of the country (Helvetia) got its original name from the Celtic tribe that lived in the country, and were defeated […]