Travel Contests: Week of December 18, 2013

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This week’s travel contests include: Win a two-night escape at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills (A Four Seasons Resort)! (JohnnyJet.com contest) Win a $10,500 trip to Italy from Sierra Trading Post Win a $17,000 trip for four to the North Pole from Hallmark Win a 4-night Bahamian Disney Cruise vacation for four from Coca-Cola […]

First Ever France-Switzerland Deluxe Pass from Rail Europe

Traveling to France or Switzerland this fall? Rail Europe Inc., the largest distributor of European rail products in North America, is now offering travelers the chance to explore both countries with the First Class France-Switzerland Deluxe Pass* to enjoy six days of first class train travel within a one-month period at a special discounted price. […]

SWISS Contest Winner and the End of Sechseläuten

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The Böögg burns at six! Today concludes the annual festival in Zurich known as Sechseläuten which celebrates the beginning of warm weather. Along with our partners SWISS and Switzerland Tourism, we brought you an amazing contest last week: 2 round-trip tickets to Switzerland and 2 First Class 8-day Swiss Rail Passes. We asked you to […]

Switzerland: Europe’s Jewel Box

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Zurich – Switzerland’s alpine peaks glisten like a magnificent tiara on top of the European continent.On this tour I opened my treasure map to explore some of the gems lying within Europe’s little jewel box: culinary destinations, vineyards, luxury hotels, the pristine lakes, and the urban treasures of preserved medieval neighborhoods, galleries and traditional festivals. […]

Win Two Tickets to Switzerland on SWISS

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Don’t Let Winter Weather Böögg You Down The April 15th festival known as Sechseläuten (pronounced zecks-e-loyten) which takes place in Zurich, Switzerland heralds the end of winter and the beginning of spring. Tradition holds that an effigy representing winter, known as a Böögg, be burned. The longer it takes the Böögg to burn, the colder […]

Sechseläuten – A Zurich Festival to Welcome the Summer

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There are many traditions that herald the end of winter and the warming of the weather. On Groundhog Day, if a hibernating rodent awakens and sees its shadow, there will be six more months of winter. The religious holidays of Passover and Easter coincide with the first full moon of spring. Shipyard workers in Annapolis, […]

SWISS Giving Away Trip for Two to Switzerland

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SWISS, the flag carrier airline of Switzerland, is offering a Springtime trip for two to the beautiful alpine country. The prize include round trip airfare and an 8 day Swiss Rail pass. All you have to do is fill out their entry form and tell them why you want to go to Switzerland and who […]

Times Square Shuttle gives a taste of Switzerland until May 12, 2012

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Now until May 12th, 2012, the New York MTA shuttle train from Times Square to Grand Central Station has been transformed to have passengers experience the beautiful landscapes of Switzerland. Four cars have been wrapped inside and out with four different motifs. Mountains, waterfalls, and typical Swiss scenery brighten up the Times Square Shuttle for […]