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Dreams of Calatrava Fading Into the Distance

Rizwan A. Rahmani | Posted 06.30.2014 | Arts
Rizwan A. Rahmani

When I was doing some consulting work for a Finnish Audio Company, my Finnish partner needed an office to set up shop on the cheap. He ended up rentin...

Think NYC Is Expensive? Try Living Here

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 03.06.2014 | Business

Hey New Yorkers, think your life is expensive? Take some solace in knowing it could be much, much worse. The city's cost of living is less than at ...

10 Places in Europe You Never Thought You Could Afford

SmarterTravel | Posted 05.03.2014 | Travel

It'll take more than a discreetly tucked money belt to protect your cash in Europe's most expensive cities. Here's how to experience London, Paris, Venice, and other delightful destinations for a whole lot less than the average traveler.

50 Incredible Travel Destinations to Consider for 2014

Viator | Posted 03.29.2014 | Travel

No, we don't propose that you visit all 50 in a year -- although, hey, that's an admirable goal -- merely that you take these places into consideration when planning your 2014 travels.

Spend Your Shortest Day Right

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel

Today (Saturday) is the winter solstice, also known as the shortest day of the year. This means that today, our great nation will receive a mere nine ...

World's Best Hot Chocolate

U.S. News Travel | Posted 02.10.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

If you live in a place that gets pretty cold in winter, take heart: Hot chocolate is always there to warm you up.

Europe by Train: Paris to Appenzellerland

Diane Vadino | Posted 02.01.2014 | Travel
Diane Vadino

I already had an affinity for trains: It seemed, and remains, magical to me, that someone can take one step on solid ground in Manhattan and the next in California.

Zurich Stuns In Black And White

Posted 10.06.2013 | Travel

London's done them. Berlin rocked them. Now, Zurich is stepping out in shades of black and white. The Swiss city is currently hosting its annual f...

10 Best European Cities for Layovers

Viator | Posted 06.19.2013 | Travel

Long flights with even longer layovers may seem less than ideal when you are eager to kick-start your vacation, but your stopover doesn't have to be b...

PHOTOS: Where To Make A Splash In 2013

Global Yodel | Posted 02.03.2013 | Travel
Global Yodel

Whether you're into the adrenaline of big wave surfing, sailing into the sunset, discovering inland watering holes or bathing in tropical shallows, these swimming spots have something for you.

Where Zurich Locals Hang Out On Cold Autumn Days

Bart van Poll | Posted 01.17.2013 | Travel
Bart van Poll

What do locals in Zurich recommend during the autumn season? Well, Zurich locals love their saunas. And this is not bound to a type of weather, but something to enjoy year-round!

Hiking The Austrian Alps

Barbara Barton Sloane | Posted 12.10.2012 | Travel
Barbara Barton Sloane

These are very pretty cows, taupe colored with great, soulful brown eyes.

Art and the City: Public Art Festival in Zurich, Switzerland

VernissageTV | Posted 10.06.2012 | Arts

Art and the City is a public art festival that runs until September 23rd in Zürich West, a district in Zürich (Switzerland) that has undergone a dra...

The Freitag Bros. Cult Bags Get First Retrospective at Design Museum Zurich (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 07.25.2012 | Arts

The story of the iconic Freitag bag made of used truck tarpaulin began in Zurich (Switzerland) in 1993, when the two brothers and keen cyclists Daniel and Markus Freitag were looking for a practical and waterproof messenger bag.

Damaged Cezanne Painting Can Be Restored

AP | Posted 06.27.2012 | Arts

GENEVA — A Swiss art expert says a $110 million painting by Paul Cezanne damaged following a robbery four years ago can be restored. The direct...

Report: Swiss Woman Starved Doing 'Sunlight' Fast

AP | Posted 06.25.2012 | World

GENEVA -- Swiss newspaper Tages-Anzeiger reports that a woman starved to death after embarking on a spiritual diet that required her to stop eating or...

Budget Travel Tips For The World's Most Expensive City

Gadling | Dave Seminara | Posted 06.18.2012 | Travel

On my second day in Zurich, named the world's most expensive city by The Economist, I found myself sitting at an outdoor table, high above the city, s...

Painting Believed To Be A Stolen Cezanne Found

AP | DUSAN STOJANOVIC | Posted 06.12.2012 | Arts

BELGRADE, Serbia — Police from Serbia and Switzerland have recovered a Paul Cezanne masterpiece that was stolen from a Swiss museum in 2008 and ...

10 Things To Do In Zurich On A Backpacker's Budget

Off Track Planet | Posted 04.30.2012 | Travel
Off Track Planet

Famous for its super secret Swiss banks and having the world's best quality of life, Zurich's beautiful nature, polished culture and utopian transportation comes with a huge price tag. Don't skip off to somewhere cheaper just yet.

Real Consequences of Income Inequality

Frank A. Weil | Posted 03.21.2012 | Crime
Frank A. Weil

A little encounter opened my complacent and privileged mind to a not so brave new world out there that we have to deal with and try to correct.

Storybook Ending For Troubled Ass: A Blind Donkey's Holiday Tale

Worldcrunch | Posted 12.29.2011 | World

A blind donkey named Noldi is the September 2012 "pin-up" on the new calendar just issued by Gut Aiderbichl, an Austrian animal sanctuary. It is the s...

C.G. Jung and His Jewish Colleague, James Kirsch: An Extraordinary Exchange

Thomas Singer, M.D. | Posted 12.18.2011 | Books
Thomas Singer, M.D.

This book takes one on that journey in a most spirited and intelligent exchange between two fierce souls who dedicated their lives to exploring the innermost secrets of the interplay between the human, the divine, and the demonic.

WATCH: Big Hands Emerge From European Streets

Posted 11.19.2011 | Travel

Visitors to a handful of major European cities have been left scratching their heads over the sight a 20-foot tall white hands. Are they part of a mas...

Swiss Bank Chair Regrets Taking On U.S. Clients After Tax Spat

AP | By FRANK JORDANS | Posted 11.14.2011 | Business

GENEVA -- The chairman of a Swiss regional bank caught up in a fresh tax evasion spat between the United States and Switzerland says he regrets taking...

UBS To Cut 3,500 Jobs

AP | Posted 10.24.2011 | Business

GENEVA -- Swiss bank UBS AG said Tuesday it is cutting 3,500 jobs worldwide as part of an effort to save 2 billion Swiss francs ($2.5 billion) annuall...