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Castle of Chillon

The Swiss Golden Pass features castles, vineyards and hot air balloons

SWITZERLAND, September 13, 2014 — Switzerland’s Golden Pass connects three rail journeys into a single trip that combines diverse scenery linking the German region of the country with the French. The first section travels from Lucerne to Interlaken over a rack railroad that glides through forested mountains beside glacial lakes. The middle portion of the Golden


5 Reasons Tropical Islands Make the Perfect Setting for Your Second Act

BELIZE, September 10, 2014 — It seems like practically everyone is retiring overseas these days.  In a day and time when international expats are the new Florida snowbirds, you may be wondering how you can differentiate yourself in retirement and whether or not you can find (and afford) to blaze a trail through a new tropical frontier.


Switzerland’s Golden Pass: Three train trips in one

SWITZERLAND, September 6, 2014 – The Golden Pass route from Lucerne to Montreux is designated as one of the five classic rail journeys in Switzerland. It combines three diverse routes that connect mountains, woodlands, lakes, vineyards and even castles with several of Switzerland’s most popular destinations. Best of all, Eurailpasses and Swiss Rail Passes are