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Colour and Snow at the Chateau d’Oex Balloon Festival

Colour and Snow at the Chateau d’Oex Balloon Festival

Colour and Snow at the Chateau d’Oex Balloon Festival  Photo: © Chateau-d’Oex Tourisme Did you know that the first balloon to fly round the world without stopping began its journey from Château-d’Oex back in 1999? It was known as the Breitling Orbiter and on board was Betrand Piccard and Brian Jones and they managed to […]

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What’s On in Zurich End of Jan and early Feb 2015

What’s On in Zurich End of Jan and early Feb 2015

What’s On in Zurich End of Jan and early Feb 2015 Zurich before the Hafenkrane came down this week! The 31st International Country Music Fstival in Zurich 30th January – 22nd March starting on Friday 30th January this extensive country music festival takes place once again in Albisgüetli until March 22nd. There are lots of acts […]

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Skiing Close to Zurich: Pizol – Bad Ragaz – Wangs Ski Resort

Filed in Skiing, Snow, Sports, Switzerland, Things to do in Zurich by on January 26, 2015 0 Comments
Skiing Close to Zurich: Pizol – Bad Ragaz – Wangs Ski Resort

Skiing Close to Zurich: Pizol – Bad Ragaz – Wangs Ski Resort If you’re looking for a ski resort close to Zurich and want to try a different one for a change, why not visit Pizol – Bad Ragaz – Wangs? Despite its long name it’s one of the smaller ski resorts not too far […]

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What’s On in Zurich End of January 2015

What’s On in Zurich End of January 2015

What’s On in Zurich End of January 2015 Photo © NewInZurich Whether you loved it or loathed it, the Hafenkrane is on its merry way. It is being dismantled over the next few days and will soon be leaving Zurich. Above is one of the last few pictures. However, there are lots of events and […]

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Discover the World of Straw at the Bächlihof Jucker Farm

Discover the World of Straw at the Bächlihof Jucker Farm

Discover the World of Straw at the Bächlihof Jucker Farm Photo credit Jucker Farm There’s a great exhibition taking place at the Bächlihof Jucker Farm in Rapperswil-Jona which continues until the beginning of May. It’s an exhibition of sculptures made out of straw and hay and best of all it’s free! Photo credit Jucker Farm […]

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Flumserberg Ski Resort – Ski Fun Close to Zurich

Filed in Family, Outside Zurich, Skiing, Snow, Sports, Switzerland by on January 19, 2015 2 Comments
Flumserberg Ski Resort – Ski Fun Close to Zurich

Flumserberg Ski Resort – Ski Fun Close to Zurich This Sunday we headed up to Flumserberg to catch up on some overdue skiing. This season has not been the best Winter ski season so far, but after Friday and Saturday’s fresh powder it seemed rude not to head to the hills and try out the […]

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What’s On in Zurich mid January Onwards

What’s On in Zurich mid January Onwards

What’s On in Zurich mid January Onwards Mamalicious Market Küsnacht – 17th and 18th January the next Mamalicious Market for kids, baby goods and more takes place on Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th January at the HesliHalle in Küsnacht from 10am to 5pm. Designer brands, top children’s wear (0 – 14 years), toys and maternity […]

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Where Can I see an Alphorn being played?

Filed in Swiss Festivals, Swiss Mountains, Switzerland by on January 11, 2015 0 Comments
Where Can I see an Alphorn being played?

Photo credit MySwitzerland Where Can I see an Alphorn being played? A reader emailed NewInZurich last week to ask where he could go to see an Alphorn being played and if they are ever played in Zurich? He also asked why the Alphorn was invented. So we thought we’d share our findings … So what […]

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What’s On in and Around Zurich early January 2015

What’s On in and Around Zurich early January 2015

Photo © NewInZurich What’s On In and Around Zurich early January 2015 We hope you had a great festive holiday and wish you all the best for 2015. Here is a round up of some of the key events taking place over the coming weeks in and around Zurich. Photo15 9th – 13th January fantastic […]

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Highlights of 2014 In and Around Zurich

Highlights of 2014 In and Around Zurich

Highlights of 2014 In and Around Zurich Photo credit NewInZurich Here’s a quick recap of some of the highlights from in and around Zurich in 2014. It’s difficult to know what to include and what not to, as there have been so many great events to choose from. As well as some photos of Zurich […]

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