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2019-07 Switzerland & France

2019 Trip Report – Swiss Alps & the Tour de France – A Visit to the Rheinfall
2019 Trip Report – Swiss Alps & the Tour de France – A Visit to the Rheinfall

2019 Trip Report – Swiss Alps & the Tour de France – A Visit to the Rheinfall

Introduction I love waterfalls. Waterfalls are beautiful. Some, like Niagara Falls and the Rheinfall, are massive, powerful and majestic. They make great destinations for hikes or trips – you feel like you’ve accomplished something when you get there; they make…

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2019 Trip Report – Swiss Alps & the Tour de France – Getting There (DFW AA Flagship Lounge; BA Biz Class; H+ Hotel Zurich)
2019 Trip Report – Swiss Alps & the Tour de France – Getting There (DFW AA Flagship Lounge; BA Biz Class; H+ Hotel Zurich)

2019 Trip Report – Swiss Alps & the Tour de France – Getting There (DFW AA Flagship Lounge; BA Biz Class; H+ Hotel Zurich)

Introduction To kick off the detailed articles in this trip report, we thought we’d combine 3 experiences into a single article about getting to Switzerland and getting settled. So, in this article we’ll provide mini-reports on (1) the DFW AA…

2019 Trip Report – Swiss Alps & the Tour de France – Our 12-Day Itinerary & How We Booked It
2019 Trip Report – Swiss Alps & the Tour de France – Our 12-Day Itinerary & How We Booked It

2019 Trip Report – Swiss Alps & the Tour de France – Our 12-Day Itinerary & How We Booked It

Introduction and Background As always when we begin a trip report with our itinerary, we like to provide a little background to give some context for the choices we made. The first important factor for this trip was the traveling…

2019 Trip Report – Swiss Alps & the Tour de France – Overview
2019 Trip Report – Swiss Alps & the Tour de France – Overview

2019 Trip Report – Swiss Alps & the Tour de France – Overview

Exactly 1 year ago, Middle Age Miles set out on a fantastic trip to Switzerland and France. We set up a trip report and published a couple of articles, but we never got around to completing the report. A few…

How We Used Amex Hilton Card Benefits for an Incredible Stay & Experience in Versailles
How We Used Amex Hilton Card Benefits for an Incredible Stay & Experience in Versailles

How We Used Amex Hilton Card Benefits for an Incredible Stay & Experience in Versailles

This article is a way-out-of-sequence part of our Trip Report – Swiss Alps & the Tour de France. Introduction In an article we published earlier this afternoon, we reviewed our Amex Hilton 2-card upgrade-downgrade strategy and the remarkable haul of…

Swiss Alps & the Tour de France – a Trip Report Overview
Swiss Alps & the Tour de France – a Trip Report Overview

Swiss Alps & the Tour de France – a Trip Report Overview

In July 2019, Middle Age Miles spent a spectacular and exciting 11 days in Switzerland & France. The Switzerland portion of the trip focused on exploring the remarkable Swiss Alps and enjoying the spectacular views there, while the France portion…