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Züri Fäscht – The Best Party You Never Heard Of – Zurich, Switzerland

Züri Fäscht – The Best Party You Never Heard Of – Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich, Switzerland is a city better known for its bankers and its numbered bank accounts than it is as a party destination for backpackers. While that is generally true, occasionally Zurich let’s …
The River Limmat – Zurich, Switzerland – Daily Photo

The River Limmat – Zurich, Switzerland – Daily Photo

This photo captures some of the beauty of Zurich and the River Limmat that bisects the city.
Züri Fäscht – Zurich, Switzerland – Daily Photo

Züri Fäscht – Zurich, Switzerland – Daily Photo

No, the churches of Zurich, Switzerland don’t always have ferris wheels in front of them, but they do once every three years when the city celebrates Züri Fäscht. July 2013 is the …
Book Review: “Five Weeks One Summer” by Martin E. Block

Book Review: “Five Weeks One Summer” by Martin E. Block

If you are curious about what it would be like to spend a summer in the Swiss Alps as a solo hiker, then “Five Weeks One Summer” by Martin E. Block might …
Trekking Around Mont Blanc, France – Episode 332

Trekking Around Mont Blanc, France – Episode 332

The Amateur Traveler talks to Marc Barach about his recent trek around Monte Blanc. Hiking around the giant mountain on the tour Monte Blanc took him through portions of France, Italy and …
Swiss Cafe on a Rainy Day – Interlaken, Switzerland – Daily Photo

Swiss Cafe on a Rainy Day – Interlaken, Switzerland – Daily Photo

Not every day is a good day for sitting at a sidewalk cafe, but even a rainy day can be a good day for a picture of one. For more travel photos …
Spiez Castle on Lake Thun  – Interlaken, Switzerland – Daily Photo

Spiez Castle on Lake Thun – Interlaken, Switzerland – Daily Photo

This castle in the lakeside town of Spiez was built in the 15th and 16th Centuries. Lake Thun is one of the two lakes that Interlaken is inter (between). A drive around …
Travel to the Escalade – Geneva, Switzerland – Video Episode 66

Travel to the Escalade – Geneva, Switzerland – Video Episode 66

Visit the Escalade festival in Geneva Switzerland with the Amateur Traveler: This video shows a visit to the Escalade which is celebrated in Geneva Switzerland to celebrate a victory over the Savoy …
Pikemen at the Escalade – Geneva, Switzerland – Daily Photo

Pikemen at the Escalade – Geneva, Switzerland – Daily Photo

There is nothing like dressing up like a 1600s pikeman with a bunch of your friends to reenact a battle. At least, that seems to be the feeling of the people of …
Oberhofen Castle – Interlaken, Switzerland – Daily Photo

Oberhofen Castle – Interlaken, Switzerland – Daily Photo

Oberhofen castle outside Interlaken sides next to and somewhat in one of the two lakes that Interlaken is… inter.