This lakeside, high-end Park Hotel Vitznau Switzerland in a converted 1867 building is a 10-minute walk from Vitznau ferry terminal and 21 km from the landscaped gardens at Meggenhorn Castle.
The opulent, individually decorated suites have free Wi-Fi, as well as iPod docks, iPads and flat-screen TVs. All include minibars and Nespresso machines, plus designer toiletries, sitting areas, and balconies or terraces. Upgraded suites add living rooms, and some add free-standing tubs.
Freebies include a la carte breakfast and parking. There are a pair of acclaimed restaurants, plus a chic bar. There’s also a posh spa with an indoor/outdoor infinity pool, a sauna and a steam room.
Winner investors such as Warren Buffet, George Soros and Benjamin Graham set themselves apart though their profound knowledge, their decision-making abilities and the conviction of their actions.
Just like the courageous and successful investors in the cogwheel railway. In 1871, the Vitznau-Rigi Railway began as the first mountain railway in Europe. This railway is considered an engineering wonder to this day.
The origins of the Vienna Boys Choir date back to 1498, when Emperor Maximilian I chose to have 6 boys sing at his court. 520 years later, the Vienna Boys Choir has around 100 active members, divided into four concert choirs sharing the tours, service in the Hofburgkapelle, concerts and performances. The choirs are named after four composers, who are all closely connected with the history of the Vienna Boys Choir – Anton Bruckner, Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Franz Schubert.
In 1720, the South Sea Company bubble peaked, as the rumour spread that the South Sea Company had negotiated a monopoly on trading to South America – a rumour which immediately stirred hope of great riches and pushed the value of the company stock up to dizzy heights. In reality, little or no trading took place and 8 months later, the bubble burst, leaving many investors, amongst them Sir Isaac Newton (out of pocket by £20,000, in present day terms around £2,500,000), horrendously in debt.
Old world wines are those produced in regions and countries where the winegrowing tradition has been practised and enjoyed over many centuries. Old world countries include, amongst others, Italy, Spain, Portugal, France, Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
The French wine growing area of Bordeaux, also known as the Bordelais, is the largest in the world for prestigious wines. 3,000 châteaux, amongst them Château Mouton,
Château Petrus and Château D’Yquem, produce noble wines enjoyed the world over. Wines which reflect the sun, the region and the passion of the wine growers.