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GoldenPass Belle Epoque vs GoldenPass Panoramic – The Battle of the Golden Pass

The GoldenPass is a pretty train line that runs between Montreux and Lucerne. For part of it, two gorgeous trains take tourists in style. The GoldenPass Belle Epoque is a vintage style train, and the GoldenPass Panoramic is equipped with extra windows for fabulous views. We took a day trip to Gruyere travelling one way… Continue reading GoldenPass Belle Epoque vs GoldenPass Panoramic – The Battle of the Golden Pass

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A Dairy-licious Day Trip to Gruyeres Festival

When you think of Switzerland, what pops into your head? Trains? Cheese? Heidi? Well, a day trip to Gruyeres from Montreux offers two of three and I am sure you could recreate some Heidi moments while you are there. We took a day trip to Gruyeres on the best day of the year to do… Continue reading A Dairy-licious Day Trip to Gruyeres Festival

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Interrailing Switzerland on a Budget – How to Save Money in Switzerland

Interrailing in Europe is a rite of passage for travellers from across the world. The ticket can seem expensive but one country where it really pays off is Switzerland. You will save money when compared to booking individual trains for sure. However, there soon comes the realisation that you need to pay for everything else… Continue reading Interrailing Switzerland on a Budget – How to Save Money in Switzerland

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A Tour to the Rhine Falls with Best of Switzerland Tours

During our trip to Zurich, we couldn’t resist the chance to embark on a trip to Europe’s biggest waterfall, the majestic Rhine Falls! In a country full of natural splendours, the Rhine Falls still stands out. Although there are ways to reach the falls by public transport but we thought that the benefits of taking… Continue reading A Tour to the Rhine Falls with Best of Switzerland Tours

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The Perfect Lugano Day Trip – Luxury by the Lake

Lugano offers visitors the chance to live in the lap of luxury and indulge in dolce vita. Surrounded by the soaring Swiss Alps and lapped by the sparkling waters of Lake Lugano, this chic Swiss city blends beauty, Swiss harm and Italian flair. If you only have one day in Lugano or can only take… Continue reading The Perfect Lugano Day Trip – Luxury by the Lake

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Reaching the Top of Europe – Jungfraujoch with Best of Switzerland Tours

When researching Switzerland, there is a huge bucket list of places to visit and things to do. When I learned about Jungfraujoch it leapt straight to the top of mine! Of course, on a train adventure, we had to visit the highest train station in Europe. We are happy independent travellers but sometimes, it is… Continue reading Reaching the Top of Europe – Jungfraujoch with Best of Switzerland Tours

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A Bed in Montreux – Tralala Hotel Review

Montreux sits on the edge of Lake Geneva and is the gateway to the Vaud Alps. Once a year the town is converted into a music lovers’ paradise with a huge jazz festival and Tralala Hotel is all about that celebration of music. Read on for our full Tralala Hotel review. Tralala Hotel Location Tralala… Continue reading A Bed in Montreux – Tralala Hotel Review

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A Bed in Interlaken – Backpackers Villa Sonnenhof Review

Interlaken is one of Switzerland’s most popular tourist destinations. Surrounded by some of the most famous and beautiful nature in the country, with great transport links, it is no wonder. There are plenty of hotels and hostels to choose from but in a country that is pretty hard on the backpacker’s wallet, how can you… Continue reading A Bed in Interlaken – Backpackers Villa Sonnenhof Review

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A Bed in Zurich – Pop Up Hostel Krone Zurich Review

Zurich is an expensive city, there are no two ways about it. Money flows through like the pretty river water that cuts through the city. You might think there is nowhere to stay on a budget but there is a new accommodation option that sits somewhere between a hostel and a boutique hotel. Its superb… Continue reading A Bed in Zurich – Pop Up Hostel Krone Zurich Review

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Riding the Rails – Montreux to Interlaken GoldenPass Express Prestige Class Review

The train line that runs between Montreux and Interlaken is one of the most popular tourist routes in Switzerland. There have been some lovely trains that travel between these two spots but, until very recently, travellers have had to change trains at Zweisimmen. However, there is a new kid in town with a rather neat… Continue reading Riding the Rails – Montreux to Interlaken GoldenPass Express Prestige Class Review