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Discovering the Port Producing Area of the Douro

Discovering the Port Producing Area of the Douro

    Discovering the Port Producing Area of the Douro If the cold January temperatures are getting you down, it’s always good to look forward to the Spring and Summer. If you read part one of our trip to Porto and the Douro Valley, you may remember we experienced wonderful warm sunny weather when we visited Porto in Portugal […]

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What’s On in Zurich Mid to Late January 2017

What’s On in Zurich Mid to Late January 2017

. What’s On in Zurich Mid to Late January 2017    Photos by Carmen Sirboiu It’s so cold in Zurich even the fountains have frozen over! Here are some ideas for things to do this week and beyond. We also have a Photo Contest running on our Facebook Page and a delicious Chocolate, Wine, Port and Whisky Tasting […]

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Chocolate, Wine, Port and Whisky Tasting Event in Zurich

Chocolate, Wine, Port and Whisky Tasting Event in Zurich

Chocolate, Wine, Port and Whisky Tasting Event in Zurich at Max Chocolatier with Tim Magnus from Magnus Vinum Date: Thursday 9th February from 7pm – 9pm Join us for a delicious evening filled with chocolate, wine port and whisky!  Yes, we have another tasting event coming up on Thursday 9th February from 7pm – 9pm and this […]

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NewInZurich January Photo Contest

NewInZurich January Photo Contest

  NewInZurich January Photo Contest “Switzerland in Winter”     Photo Contest – Upload Your Photos Switzerland looks so pretty in the Winter and with an added dusting of snow it’s even more attractive. We know lots of you have been out and about taking photos Switzerland, so why not share them with us by […]

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What’s On in Zurich Mid January 2017 Onwards

What’s On in Zurich Mid January 2017 Onwards

. What’s On in Zurich Mid January 2017 Onwards   Silvesterkläuse Celebrations in Appenzell – 13th January  13th January is one of the two dates (the other date was 31st December) for the New Year Silvesterkläuse processions in Appenzell. If you missed the celebrations take a look at our photos by Geoff Pegler here Alberto Giacometti […]

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Skiing in Grindelwald in the Jungfrau Ski Region of Switzerland

Skiing in Grindelwald in the Jungfrau Ski Region of Switzerland

. Skiing in Grindelwald in the Jungfrau Ski Region of Switzerland #Skipassgeschenkt   Grindelwald is an idyllic location for a ski holiday, set in the Jungfrau Ski Region of Switzerland. We stayed there for two nights soon after New Year and had a great time skiing and exploring. We had been invited to try out […]

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What’s On in Zurich Beginning of January 2017

What’s On in Zurich Beginning of January 2017

. What’s On in Zurich Beginning of January 2017   Zurich is finally looking like it’s having a Swiss Winter with snow on the ground and we hope you’re enjoying the novelty! There’s lots on in the city so take a look here for some inspiration. Dreikönigstag Switzerland 6th January 6th January in Switzerland is […]

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The Appenzell Silvesterkläuse Celebrations Urnäsch

The Appenzell Silvesterkläuse Celebrations Urnäsch

. The Appenzell Silvesterkläuse Celebrations Urnäsch   If you were to visit the town of Urnäsch or one of the neighbouring villages in Appenzell during their Silvesterkläuse celebrations you might be wondering what you had stumbled into! The Silvesterkläuse event takes place on 2 separate days – 31st December and 13th January, and consists of […]

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Happy New Year Zurich 2017

Happy New Year Zurich 2017

. Happy New Year Zurich 2017   It was a foggy end to 2016 but despite the cloud photographer Geoff Pegler managed to get some great atmospheric shots of Zurich as the New Year was rung in and the fireworks started in the city at 20 minutes after midnight. We’d like you wish each and […]

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What’s On In Zurich New Year and Early Jan 2017

What’s On In Zurich New Year and Early Jan 2017

. What’s On In Zurich New Year and Early Jan 2017   New Year Photos by Geoff Pegler New Year Fireworks in Zurich 31st December 2016 – 1st January 2017 if you’re wondering what to do in Zurich for New Year there is always one great big party – the Silvesterzauber – the New Year […]

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