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Mention this Swiss city and many people immediately think of Art Basel, the king of contemporary art fairs. But with more than 40 design and art museums... Read More

Think you know what to do in Zurich? There’s no wrong way to spend a week in this beautiful Swiss city, but make sure these five activities are on your... Read More

Train travel may be the best way to absorb the magnificence and unparalleled beauty of Switzerland’s mountainous country, and it’s no wonder why. The... Read More

The Swiss Alps are popular for a lot of reasons, but what about a do-it-yourself modern-day detox? High up in their hills is a network of old villages... Read More

Switzerland is a confederation of rules and disciplines, as well as a confederation of cantons. It is sometimes said that in this miniature Alpine... Read More

Deep in Valais Alps, overlooking the snowy resort town of Zermatt, looms the Matterhorn. At 14,692 feet, the mountain is only Switzerland’s 10th highest... Read More

Believe it or not, there are more breweries per capita in the tiny European country of Switzerland than anywhere else in the world. “A lot of people don... Read More

It’s rare that anyone actually enjoys being in airports these days, but if you’re obliged to wait out, say, a seven-hour layover, you’ll likely find it... Read More

 What are the most expensive cities to visit on business?London?Paris?Zurich?Two consulting firms (one American, one Swiss) studied this question... Read More

For most of us, running out of toothpaste is easily remedied by a quick trip to the local drugstore. For Kirsten and Carl Dixon, owners of the... Read More

Surely you’ve played this game: Are you a hotel person, or an inn person?My answer has always been firm: I am not an inn person. The homey rooms, the... Read More

North AmericaIconic HikesOur top picks for tackling some of the most scenic U.S. landscapes.Yosemite National Park, California: On the Yosemite Walking ... Read More

Across EuropeAbercrombie & Kent VillasBest For: Excursions; local staff; user-friendly websiteFive decades of experience as a luxury travel operator... Read More

The Omnia, Zermatt, SwitzerlandSitting above one of Europe’s most celebrated ski villages, the Omnia forms an angular wood-and-glass apex that echoes... Read More

Arosa, Switzerland | Durango, Colorado | Venice | Las Vegas | Honduras | Palm Springs | Madrid | Washington, D.C. Address Book PLUS New Year's around... Read More

http://www.travelandleisure.com/trip-ideas/backpacking-tripsTrekking, Walking, and BikingAlpine AscentsAdrenaline-inducing mountaineering trips that... Read More

Cleopatra was not the first to use valerian, a soothing flower found throughout the Austrian Alps, for her daily bathing rituals. The remedy ignited... Read More

For Jennifer Rubell—known for large-scale, food-centric projects such as Padded Cell, a room with walls made from 1,800 cones of cotton candy meant for... Read More

Day 1: St. Gallen to Bezau (44 miles)Your first stop after the rental-car counter at Zurich’s Kloten Airport? The city of St. Gallen (90 minutes east)... Read More

Great buildings interact with their surroundings in unexpected, dramatic ways—from ancient to postmodern, architecture has refigured the European... Read More

There was a time when, if you had told your friends that you were taking a trip to Bilbao, they would have wondered why you were going to a shabby,... Read More

Madonnahas teamed up with fashion friends Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana to designa collection of MDG sunglasses (from $290). All six styles, in a... Read More

At the top of Piz Nair, the weather seems different, imported from another planet maybe. The raw and menacing peaks—10,000 feet tall—loom over us like... Read More

SwitzerlandThe Resort: GrindelwaldThis storybook village in the picturesque Bernese Oberland is home to the towering Wetterhorn and Eiger mountains and... Read More

Five o'clock tea at the Beau-Rivage hotel. Finger sandwiches and shortbread,fruitcake and tarts, warm raisin scones and pots of strawberry jam. At... Read More

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