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Trip Review: Grand Train Tour of Switzerland

Andy Mossack embarks on the Grand Train Tour of Switzerland, an epic train journey around Switzerland’s best tourist attractions from Zurich to Geneva.

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Montreux Jazz Festival © Lionel Flusin

Montreux Jazz Festival streams free classic performances

The Montreux Jazz Festival will be offering free access to its library of past festival performances for the next thirty days.

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Fête des Vignerons, Vevey

Andy Mossack gets a front-row seat to the Fête des Vignerons, a once in every generation wine-growing festival in Vevey, Switzerland.

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Awesome Grand Tour of Switzerland Part 2

Andy Mossack continues his iconic drive around the Grand Tour of Switzerland. In this second installment we pick up his story in Ascona, deep in Switzerland’s Italian speaking region and journey around to Neuchatel.

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Montreux Palace exterior


Freddie Mercury lived there while looking for a home in Switzerland, Vladimir Nabokov used the proceeds of Lolita to fund a permanent suite and Deep Purple recorded Smoke on the Water in its lake-side pavilion. There may not be a more celebrity-studded hotel in Switzerland than the Montreux Palace, arguably the country’s most glamorous hostelry.

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