Monday, 12 December 2016

Rock Your Layover: Zurich

Have a layover coming up in Zurich? Wondering what you could do with your time?

Here's a little inspiration. We've gathered the following stories from those who have experienced a layover in Zurich. Learn what they did, if it was worth it, and their tips.

Top 10 Tour Picks
Prefer to pre-plan? Here are our top picks.
1. Private Tour: Zurich City Highlights (2 or 4 hours)
2. Private Tour: 4-hour Zurich City Tour
3. Private Tour: 2-hour Downtown Walking Tour
4. Jungfraujoch: Top of Europe Day Trip from Zurich
5. 4-hour Quad Tour in Zurich
6. Swiss National Museum Admission and Classic Trolley Sightseeing Tour in Zurich
7. 2 for 1 Digital Swiss Coupon Pass Zurich
8. Collect the Crystals Scavenger Hunt in Zurich
9. Culinary Tour from Zurich with Traditional Swiss Cheese Fondue Dinner
10. Small-Group Chocolate and Sweets Walking Tour of Zurich's Old Town

FREE Zurich
A few freebies...
FREE Zurich running tours - Run Happy Tour
FREE Zurich self-guided walking tours - GPS My City
FREE Zurich self-guided walking tour - Jetsetting Fools
FREE Zurich walking tours - Free Walk Zurich
FREE Things to Do in Zurich - The Zurich English Student

Getting Out and About in Zurich
Zurich International Airport (ZUR) transportation guide - IHateTaxis
Getting to/from Zurich Airport - IHateTaxis blog
Getting Around in Zurich - Zurich Tourism

At the Airport
Prefer to stay at the airport? There's lots to do...
Services at Zurich Airport - IHateTaxis
Transit Hotel and Day Rooms - Zurich Airport
Showers - Zurich Airport
Layover and Lounges - Zurich Guide
Zurich Airport videos (English and German) - Zurich Airport Magazine
Zurich Airport Review -Travel Adept

Related resources
Travelers' Guide to Buying Swiss-made Products in Zurich - GPS My City
Swiss Parks & UNESCO World Heritage sites - Zurich Region - My Switzerland
Zurich's Best Museums and Attractions - TimeOut
Official Zurich City Guide - Zurich Tourism
Zurich Layover Ideas and Things to Do in Zurich - LayoverIdeas

Saturday, 10 December 2016

10 unique Rome tours

The Colosseum at dusk
Looking for something different to do on your Rome layover?

If you want to avoid the crowds, or have simply seen the big sights, it's easy to get off the beaten track in the city.

Here are some unique Rome tour options to consider:
1. Day Trip from Rome: Ancestors Tour - Discovering Your Italian Family History
2. Vatican's Apostolic Palace Tour ( the Pope's private residence)
3. Borghese Gallery Revealed - A Tour with an Art Historian
4. Vittoriano Panoramic Rooftop Viewing with Skip-the-Line Colosseum Tour
5. Rome Photography Walking Tour: Learn How to Take Professional Photos
6. Rome Mussolini's Bunker and Villa Torlonia in 3 hours
7. Ancient Roman Dinner
8. Rome Art Safari and Jewish Ghetto Group Treasure Hunt
9. Rome Baroque Concert and Tour at Church of Sant'Agnese in Agone
10. Dinner at Local Chef and Sommelier's Home in Rome

Plus 3 great freebies!
40 FREE things to do in Rome - Lonely Planet
FREE museums in Rome (first Sunday/month) - BB Roma
FREE Rome walking tours - Free Rome Working Tour

Related reources
10 Unique Paris Tours
10 Unique NYC Tours
10 Unique Los Angeles Tours
Layover Ideas and Things to Do in Rome
Rome Fiuminco International Airport (FCO) transportation guide - IHateTaxis

Rome Ciampino International Airport (CIA) transportation guide - IHateTaxis