Articles Tagged ‘Europe’

Visit Zermatt Before the Alpine Sykline Changes Forever

Visit Zermatt Before the Alpine Sykline Changes Forever February 25, 2011 | Hotels, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Many of the world’s most dramatic alpine peaks tower above the traffic-free Swiss village of Zermatt. The highest Alp in Switzerland, Monte Rosa, rises to 15,203 feet while another, the world’s most photographed mountain, the Matterhorn, tops out at 14,692 feet. Also here, but lesser known, is the...

Do you wanna dance? Go MAD!

Do you wanna dance? Go MAD! November 13, 2010 | Nightlife | Read More
Image courtesy of  the City of Lausanne Once a warehouse, the Iconic (and sometimes a bit wild) MAD Private Lausanne Dance Club is in the trendy Flon neighborhood, a former industrial area and reputed street of prostitution.  The Flon has only been renovated in recent years but has received a...

The Swiss Games Museum: the only one in Europe!

The Swiss Games Museum: the only one in Europe! October 30, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
What kind of museum do you put in a Swiss castle? OK, maybe. But this one is different. It’s called the “Château de jeu” or “musée Suisse du jeu” and is located in a little village called La Tour-de-Peilz along the shore of Lake Geneva at the far end of Montreux, Switzerland going toward...

Idyllic Beach on the Lake of Geneva: Pully “Plage”

Idyllic Beach on the Lake of Geneva: Pully “Plage” June 13, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
Finding yourself on Western Europe’s largest lake means having an incredible selection of scenic beaches, shorelines and yacht harbors from contemporary and ritzy to simple village piers which are clearly from another era. Therefore, when heading for the shoreline (which is never far from anything)...