Tis The Season For Switzerland’s Christmas Markets

Winter is one of the best times to visit Switzerland.  Though the days are short and the weather decidedly frosty, this picturesque Alpine nation’s colourful Christmas markets make it one of Europe’s must-see winter destinations. When the winter winds begin to gust down the icy slopes of the Swiss Alps, they signal the arrival of […]

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Swiss Pass Super Star Program announces winners for August, Sept 2013

 The six-month-long Swiss Pass SuperStar Program, launched in India by Switzerland Tourism, in collaboration with Rail Europe and Swiss Travel System, received an overwhelming response with 18 travel agents winning a seven-day, all-inclusive FAM trip to Switzerland, starting December 2, 2013, and a few winning 16 GB iPads. The Program, which concluded last month, was […]

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Going down the memory lane- trace the DDLJ route in Switzerland

You can take a cruise round the lake or see Geneva’s big attraction: the much-photographed flower clock in the Jardin Anglais. It has over 6,000 flowers and plants, and their colours and patterns change with the season. Since we’re talking about a country that prides itself on its watches and punctuality, the flower clock tells […]

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Zurich, a cozy Swiss town with global appeal

Spring, summer, fall, or winter — there is no single best season to visit the charming town of Zurich — the largest city often mistakenly referred to as the capital in Switzerland is located in the north-center of the country. In the last decade, Zurich has experienced a tourism (re)naissance, and the truth is there […]

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Travel and Adventure: Winter’s lure of the Matterhorn and beyon

Traveling by rail from Zurich to Zermatt deep in the Swiss Alps was worth every mountainous twist and turn as the tracks traversed up through snow-covered vineyards and forests, delivering me to within eyeshot of the Matterhorn, one of the world’s most legendary peaks. Like the young boy in his ski suit sitting across from […]

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