ABOVE: The Wilhelm Tell Boys sing on a Swiss lake
Switzerland & Austria
General Travel Information
Hotels - Accommodations
Where to stay, from luxury hotels to "sleep in straw" lodgings.
Accessible travel, Jewish travel, fall touring, vegetarian restaurants, and
Sports and Recreation
Hiking, biking, paragliding, and mountaineering.
Life and Culture
Languages and the Swiss Army.
Odds and Ends
Liechtenstein, alphorns, cheeses, a St. Moritz rescue, and book reviews.
Celebrating the holidays in Austria and Switzerland.
"Best of the Web"
Forbes and The Washington Post
Need a car in Europe?
If you live outside the EU,
Peugeot tourist lease can
be cheaper than renting. Minimum driver age is 18, there' s no upper age
limit, and rates include insurance.
Short-term car leasing
Traveling by train?
Get free schedules, maps, and guides for 50+ European railroads.
(Residents of North and Central America can buy tickets and rail passes