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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

The construction for what is now the world's longest tunnel began all the way back in 1996. Two million truckloads of dirt later, Switzerland's NEAT... 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

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

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

SwitzerlandThe Resort: Grindelwald ... Read More

A few years ago, Canadians Terry and Carole Baker vacationed in St. Genis, France and stayed in a place with a kitchen, washer/dryer, and a balcony... Read More

See our slideshow of the 45 Best New Hotels of 2009. ... Read More

See our slideshow of the Best Hotel Art Collections. ... Read More

IF THERE IS A PATRON SAINT OF TRAVEL WRITERS, he must have foreseen the riches I would bring home from my trip along the Rhine. He must have decided to... Read More

To get into Tokyo from Narita Airport you can catch a cab— and pay more than $150 for a trip that can take two hours— or you can hop the rail link from... Read More

What I knew of authentic Swiss cooking was like a ripe Emmentaler: full of big holes. Fondue, chocolate bars--that much was familiar. Now I wanted to... Read More

Hot on the heels of his much talked-about Culture & Conference Center in Lucerne, architect Jean Nouvel has again descended on the sleepy Swiss city... Read More

Switzerland's third-largest city has often been overshadowed by its flashier neighbors, Geneva and Zürich. But Basel—located right where France and... Read More

The Swiss are renowned for their caution and reserve, but as you emerge from the train station in Lucerne the exuberance of the city strikes you with... Read More

I'll start with a confession. For the better part of 20 ... Read More

Brothers Markus and Daniel Freitag got the inspiration for their cult messenger bags—crafted from truck tarpaulins, car seat belts, and tire inner tubes... Read More

British entrepreneur Simon Woodroffe, the man behind the hip Yo! Sushi restaurant chain, was on a flight from Kuwait to London four years ago when he... Read More

DESTINATION Zurich, Switzerland HIGH SEASON April to August AVERAGE FIVE-STAR HOTEL ROOM RATE $530 AVERAGE COST OF A COCKTAIL AT A HOTEL BAR $15 BARGAIN... Read More

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