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Ultimate Travel Guide to Bern

Ultimate Travel Guide to Bern

Bern, the Swiss capital is a hidden gem and not on the agenda of most visitors to Switzerland. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is where you can discover a perfectly-preserved and undeniably charming medieval city with a small town feel. The city which is surrounded by the winding River Aare is referred to by the Swiss as “Altstadt” meaning “the Old Town” because it dates back to the 12th century and maintains the same layout today as it did when it was built. Here in Bern you will be able to walk through quaint streets and cross bridges and feel as if you’ve been transported to another era. This city was once the seat of power in the old Swiss Confederacy and gathering power in 1353 it declared its independence as a state and led the Swiss Confederation. These days most of the power is held in Zurich and Geneva…
Best Day trips from Geneva

Best Day trips from Geneva

Geneva is the second-largest city in Switzerland. It is known for cheerful, welcoming locals, many traditional festivities (like the three-week-long Geneva Music Festival with many free outdoor concerts around town) and world’s largest Flower Clock, located in Geneva’s English Garden. The city’s major tourist attractions also include the over-hundred-years-old botanical garden and the Tavel House; one of Geneva’s oldest architectural structures, currently hosting a museum dedicated to the local history and the rural lives; from the Middle Ages to the 19th century. With this guide, we want to lead you through amazing day trips from Geneva Switzerland. Leave the urban bustle behind and start exploring! Plan your trip to Switzerland Need data for your trip to Switzerland? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Don't forget to get Travel Insurance,…
Where to stay in Zurich

Where to stay in Zurich

Zurich is the global center of the banking and finance industries, so it’s a very business-oriented town that sees a lot of business travelers. For leisure travelers, there are still many reasons to visit Zurich, however finding cheap hotels in Zurich can be a problem. Despite the high prices, a Zurich Switzerland summer visit is worth the price. Once you see the sparkling waters of Lake Zurich, the charming streets of Old Town and the distant views of the Swiss Alps, you can’t help but fall in love with Zurich. With this guide, we can help you decide the best area to stay in Zurich, and recommend hotels in Zurich for every budget. We will cover off all types of Zurich accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Zurich hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Zurich, the best Zurich hotels, best places in Zurich to visit,…
Where to stay in Interlaken

Where to stay in Interlaken

For a home base in the Bernese Oberland, you can’t beat Interlaken in Switzerland. The “Land Between the Lakes” sits on a narrow strip of land between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz, surrounded by towering mountains. The Interlaken area is a dream for outdoor adventure enthusiasts, with boating, swimming, hiking, skiing, and so many more options, right at your doorstep. Deciding where to stay in Interlaken Switzerland can be challenging as there are just so many amazing Interlaken hotels and resorts. We’ve put together a guide to help you decide where to stay in Interlaken, with Interlaken accommodation options for every budget.  We will cover off all types of Interlaken accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Interlaken hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Interlaken, the best Interlaken hotels, best places in Interlaken to visit, the best places to stay in Interlaken, hotels near Interlaken attractions,…
Where to stay in Geneva, Switzerland

Where to stay in Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva is Switzerland’s second largest city, and the largest city in the French-speaking region of Switzerland. Situated along the southern shore of Lac Leman, also called Lake Geneva, Geneva is also home to the United Nations and the Red Cross. With easy access to the Swiss Alps, Southern France and Italy, Geneva is a multicultural city sure to wow any visitors. Whether you are deciding where to stay in Geneva for two nights or a week, determining what neighborhood to stay in Geneva is the first step in planning your Geneva vacation. With a breakdown of the most popular neighborhoods in Geneva, and suggestions of the best Geneva hotels, we’ll help you find the best place to stay in Geneva. And while Switzerland is notoriously expensive, with a little bit of research and planning, it is possible to find a few cheap hotels in Geneva. We will cover off all…
Where to stay in Lucerne

Where to stay in Lucerne

Lucerne is a beautiful town in Switzerland, perched on the shores of Lake Lucerne and surrounded by the Swiss Alps. Switzerland is not the most budget-friendly destination in Europe, but it’s worth the splurge! A prime location between Zurich and Interlaken, Lucerne is extremely popular with tourists as it’s easy to reach and quite beautiful. Despite a plethora of hotels in Lucerne, Switzerland, things book up quickly in the summer, so it’s best to plan ahead and choose your accommodation in advance. We hope this guide will help you find the best places to stay in Lucerne so you can get the most out of your Swiss vacation! We will cover off all types of Lucerne accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Lucerne hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Lucerne, the best Lucerne hotels, best places in Lucerne to visit, the best places to stay…
Where to stay in Lausanne

Where to stay in Lausanne

If you are travelling to Lausanne, you are in for a treat. This Swiss city on the northern shore of Lake Geneva is a beautiful vacation destination for anyone planning a Swiss travel break. Medieval streets, Gothic architecture, and amazing scenery all are found in Lausanne. To help you decide where to stay in Lausanne, we’ve rounded up the best areas and the best Lausanne hotels for every type of traveler. Whether you are visiting Lausanne with kids, looking for a romantic getaway, or a solo trip, these are the best areas to stay in Lausanne. We will cover off all types of Lausanne accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Lausanne hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Lausanne, the best Lausanne hotels, best places in Lausanne to visit, the best places to stay in Lausanne, hotels near Lausanne attractions, Lausanne neighborhood guide and many more.…
Where to stay in Bern

Where to stay in Bern

Switzerland’s capital city, Bern, is a great place to base yourself for exploring the beauty of Switzerland. With roots dating back to the 12th century, Bern is blessed with both natural beauty and history. Using our guide to the best neighborhoods in Bern Switzerland, you can narrow down your selections and find the perfect Bern accommodation for your travel tastes and budget. Although Switzerland is notoriously expensive, it’s still possible to find budget-friendly hotels in Bern.  We will cover off all types of Bern accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Bern hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Bern, the best Bern hotels, best places in Bern to visit, the best places to stay in Bern, hotels near Bern attractions, Bern neighborhood guide and many more. Airbnb is also a great option for short or long stays. Plan your trip to Switzerland Need data for your…
Unique Swiss Experiences (To Make Your Friends Jealous)

Unique Swiss Experiences (To Make Your Friends Jealous)

Switzerland is a stunning country with so much to offer. With such a diverse landscape, you can do almost anything here - one day you go skiing in the Alps, and the next you can opt for a cruise on the Rhine. However, there are some experiences that are even more Swiss in nature and absolutely can’t be missed on a visit to Switzerland. Plan your trip to Switzerland Need data for your trip to Switzerland? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Don't be an idiot! Make sure you have Travel Insurance, it's best to always be prepared! I would recommend travel insurance from WorldNomads.com, which is available to people from over 130 countries. It’s designed for adventurous travellers with cover for overseas medical, evacuation, baggage and a range…
The Ultimate Guide to Zurich

The Ultimate Guide to Zurich

We all might have heard the jokes about Swiss trains being more precise than the Swiss watches, and the chocolate more expensive than gold, but also worth its price! From the outside, Switzerland may seem like a slow, dreamy country for the wealthy (and retired), but we are here to bust that myth. When you go to Zurich, prepare yourself for rich cultural life, an impressive number of art galleries, great food and cute boutiques, not forgetting the fun attractions for football fans! And don’t worry, the chocolate is waiting too! Plan your trip to Switzerland Need data for your trip to Switzerland? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Don't be an idiot! Make sure you have Travel Insurance, it's best to always be prepared! I would recommend travel…