Hallstatt, Austria

I went to the world heritage village, Hallstatt in Austria in December 2011.  I stayed in Salzburg and went to Hallstatt from there.There is no direct train and the best route is to take train from Salzburg and change at Attnang-Puchheim for the local train to Hallstatt. The trip takes about 2.5 hour one way …

Zermatt / Matterhorn

Matterhorn is located in Zermatt, a village where there is no car allowed beside golf carts or some electric vehicles.   I stayed at Hotel Sonne which is superb. Very quiet and easy access to everything.  It is a small village after all.  The air was so clean and fresh there.  Our tourist guide told …

Interlaken / Schilthorn

In Winter of 2014, I visited Interlaken.  It was a nice quite town to me in my impression.   I stayed near the Interlaken Ost station, at the Hotel Toscana, which was very clean and budget and not too far from the station.  It might take about 10 minutes by walk to the station.   …

Jungfrau

I went to Switzerland in 2010 Summer and 2014 Winter.   Summer is the best time for Switzerland if you are going for nature and hiking.  I stayed in the town of Grindlewald which has easy access to Jungfrau.  Grindlewald is a small town and there are many hotels around the station and I did …

Bergen

After Oslo, I went to Bergen by train from the central station of Oslo.  I stayed at Scandic Ørnen, which was quite close to the Central station.  It is about 10-15 minutes walk to the Fish Market and Bryggen.  Excellent hotel and breakfast, nothing to complain.  The nature and fjords begin from Bergen. It is …