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Swiss charm- Hotel Schweizerhof Zurich

  Switzerland has been known for her beautiful scenery and world class hospitality. The quality of service is just impeccable. Having stayed at many top-notch hotels in Zurich, I have to add Hotel Schweizerhof onto my list. The location is perfect for anyone who is visiting Zurich for the first time, or stopping over for meeting, or a quick few days to walk around city centre. It is right opposite the main train station, you cannot miss it, literally across the road. Unbeatable location,  the triple-glazed windows in the rooms keep it so quiet that you forgot you’re actually on the main roads in Zurich. The use of contrasting ...
Categories: Europe

Travelogue- Zurich- Hotel zum Storchen

Sometimes I wonder if I’m actually a fashion journalist or a travel journalist… but nowadays everyone is living their live in a fashionable way right? so it doesn’t really matter. Earlier I went on a little pre-Christmas retreat in a few cities in Europe. Of course I cannot miss out my favourite retreat city- Zurich. I have never stayed in the city center of Zurich on the river, so I stayed at Hotel zum Storchen. It is right in the middle of the city center, bridging the old town and the new town, opposite to the city hall, you get the best access to both sides of the river. Something interesting about the Hotel zum Storchen :...
Categories: 旅遊

Travelogue- Zurich (Part 2) – Fun and Hip!

Forgive my radio silence… it was because I had been travelling and working …bad news is I haven’t been updating for a month.. (which I just realized..).. while good news is meaning there will be more hopefully interesting posts to be uploaded in the coming week before christmas! Last few posts I mentioned that my swiss holidays are never ending, and it is still and will be on-going. Switzerland is a place that I fell in love with. When I was a kid travelling with my family in Europe, there are only a few places I remember vividly, and Switzerland is one of them. But it wasn’t until recently when I revisited the country and ex...
Categories: 旅遊

Travelogue- Zurich- Ambassador à L’Opéra

My Swiss holidays are never ending. Zurich is a special city and to me it is the perfect hideout place in Europe. It has the charm of the historical old city and the modern city within walking distance. Swiss people in general are very friendly and they have the charm to put a smile on your face no matter where you are. Staying on the other side of the lake at Ambassaor à L’Opéra this time, it is a little hidden gem in the old town very close to the lakeside. Right next to the Opera house, a traditional building which used to be part of the former Uto Castle built in 1898 in the neo-baroque style, this little gem is just sweet...
Categories: 旅遊

Travelogue- Zurich (part 1)- Peaceful Retreat

Zurich during late Autumn is beautiful. Being in Zurich calms me down. There is something about Switzerland that makes people feel so peaceful. In such a clean and peaceful city, everyone is decent, polite and friendly, I could completely let my guard down and again aimlessly wander around the city. Zurich isnt a big city, within a day you can probably have a good walk around areas that worth exploring. Since I was staying at Baur au Lac Hotel (which I had written about in an earlier post), it situates in front of the lake and the bridge that crosses over to the old town. So everyday I take a walk along the lake side, just taking...
Categories: 旅遊