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 … Continue reading Café de Grancy
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 … Continue reading Einkaufszentrum Glatt
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, … Continue reading Bern
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 … Continue reading Aathal Dinosaur Museum
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 … Continue reading About Switzerland