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Where to Stay and Where to Eat in Brussels

Where to Stay and Where to Eat in Brussels

Destination: Brussels   Where to Stay and Where to Eat in Brussels     Welcome to Part 2 of the “Destination: Brussels” special travel series. As Caitlin Krause explores the picturesque Brussels neighbourhood of Châtelain, she highlights where to stay and where to dine. Enjoy the discovery! All photos and text by Caitlin Krause. Where […]

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Hiking in Switzerland in the Spring

Hiking in Switzerland in the Spring

Photo © Arnamoy Bhattacharyya When the weather is fine there’s nothing to beat hiking in Switzerland in the Spring. Last week NewInZurich photo competition winner Arnamoy Bhattacharyya went hiking in the region of Solothurn and shared these gorgeous photos with us.   Photo © Arnamoy Bhattacharyya The hike started in the centre of Solothurn and ended […]

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What’s On In Zurich End of April 2015

What’s On In Zurich End of April 2015

What’s On In Zurich End of April 2015   Hopefully you’ve been enjoying the sunny weather – let’s hope it continues even though the forecast does not look terribly promising Luckily there is plenty on. Check below for some ideas and have a great week! Sunday Shopping and Bank Holiday Friday 1st May if you […]

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The “Caves Ouvertes” Open Wine Cellars in French Speaking Switzerland

The “Caves Ouvertes” Open Wine Cellars in French Speaking Switzerland

The “Caves Ouvertes” Open Wine Cellars in French Speaking Switzerland   We’ve just written about the “Offene Keller” or Open Cellar wine tasting events in German speaking Switzerland but did you know that there is an equivalent and much larger event in French-speaking Switzerland? The whole grape growing area in Suisse Romande is more extensive. […]

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The Open Wine Cellar Days in German-speaking Switzerland

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The Open Wine Cellar Days in German-speaking Switzerland

    The Open Wine Cellar Days in German-speaking Switzerland   Every year there is a special wine event at the beginning of May in Switzerland. It’s called the “Offene Weinkeller” in German-speaking Switzerland and the “Caves Ouvertes” in the Suisse Romande area of the country. Starting back in the late eighties the idea was […]

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Destination Brussels: City of Culture, Fashion, and Fine Cuisine

Filed in Food and Drink, Outside Zurich, Travel by on April 19, 2015 2 Comments
Destination Brussels: City of Culture, Fashion, and Fine Cuisine

Destination Brussels: City of Culture, Fashion, and Fine Cuisine Thinking of a trip to Brussels?  It’s an easy destination from Zurich, with regular direct flights via a number of different airlines.  Experienced traveller and former Belgian resident Caitlin Krause, just back from visiting the city, shares with us some insider knowledge about the trendy area […]

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What’s On In Zurich Mid April 2015 Onwards

What’s On In Zurich Mid April 2015 Onwards

  What’s On In Zurich Mid April 2015 Onwards Let’s hope that this year’s slow burning Böögg (20 minutes 39 seconds!) doesn’t mean we’re in for a rotten Summer! Luckily the Böögg is fairly unreliable in his predictions  If you didn’t make it to the event on Monday and missed seeing photos of the Böögg […]

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Sechseläuten 2015 and the Burning of the Böögg

Sechseläuten 2015 and the Burning of the Böögg

  Sechseläuten 2015 and the Burning of the Böögg Warm sunshine and cloudless blue skies greeted the Böögg at Sechseläutenplatz yesterday, the third Monday in April, the traditional day for celebrating Sechseläuten. People thronged the streets and the centre of the city was filled with onlookers enjoying the event as well as this sunny warm day. […]

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7 Signs you Know It’s Spring in Switzerland

7 Signs you Know It’s Spring in Switzerland

7 Signs you Know It’s Spring in Switzerland   Spring in Switzerland is possibly the most beautiful season of the year. Not only are the trees abundant with blossom and the fields full of flowers, but particularly in Zurich there are fun celebrations to mark the end of the short Winter days and the beginning […]

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What’s On in Zurich Early April 2015 – Sechseläuten and more!

What’s On in Zurich Early April 2015 – Sechseläuten and more!

Photo © Geoff Pegler What’s On in Zurich Early April 2015 – Sechseläuten and more!   Photo © Geoff Pegler This weekend is a very special weekend in Zurich and on Monday it’s considered a full day or half day holiday by many companies and schools. It’s the time of year when there are parades […]

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