Lucerne: Small Town Charm

JUNE 2011… For my next excursion, I went to Lucerne, a popular city 52 km southwest of Zurich. Sitting on the edge of yet another river-lake (this time Lake Lucerne and River Reuss), Lucerne was just the right size for a day trip. The scenery en route from Zurich to Lucerne. The experience started right… Continue reading Lucerne: Small Town Charm

Zurich: A Pleasant Surprise

JUNE 2011… Zurich is one of the largest financial centres in the world. Most travellers enter Zurich to conduct business rather than sightseeing. Tourists to Switzerland typically head to the Alps or the more scenic cities of Geneva and Bern. I was also more interested in using Zurich as a base to hop to other… Continue reading Zurich: A Pleasant Surprise