Zurich

By Everett Potter I typically travel to Zurich a couple of times a year, but I often spend no more than a night or two. The reason is that the city is a gateway destination before I go on to hike, ski or explore a new corner of Switzerland. Yet

Story & photos By Julie Maris/Semel Yodeling and the clang of cowbells welcome visitors en route to Zurich Airport’s baggage claim. The recorded sounds say “Switzerland” in language all can understand. Then at Zurich’s main railway terminus, Hauptbahnhof—the departure point for the Swiss Silk Road — the unique greeting continues

By Linda Hayes Bleary-eyed after an early morning chauffeured drive down to Zurich from the alpine village of Gstaad, where I’d been enjoying the royal treatment at The Gstaad Palace, I perked up big-time at my first glimpse of The Dolder Grand, my home for the next two days. Set

Story and photos by Denise Mattia A pale wintry light pierced the Vienna sky at dawn, revealing the tops of roofs and the silhouette of the Hofburg Palace Dome. I returned to my room ready for a journey by train from Vienna to the Wachau Valley in Krems, traveling on

May 5. Zurich MAY 5, ZURICH I've just taken a SWISS flight from JFK and landed in Switzerland's largest city. I'll be blogging daily this week as I explore the city of Zurich, as well as Lausanne and Montreux in the French-speaking part of the country. It's rainy and in

  Zurich Airport. By Ed Wetschler It's a good thing Zurich is such a swell town: If you're a world traveler, you inevitably spend time here. For starters, its airport and railroad hubs make it a gateway to other places in Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Germany, and the Austrian Alps, which —

  If you're a Europhile, as I am, you've probably been cringing as the dollar is again sinking lower and lower against the almighty euro. One euro was worth $1.45 this morning, which has effectively made moderately priced European hotels very expensive and vaulted deluxe hotels into the stratosphere. But