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What’s On In Zurich End of April Early May 2017

What’s On In Zurich End of April Early May 2017

What’s On In Zurich End of April Early May 2017   As we move on into May from April here’s hoping there will be less snow and more sunshine! In any case there’s plenty on. Take a look here for some ideas: Sechselaeuten and the Burning of the Böögg Monday first of all if you […]

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Unfamiliar Familiarities Outside Views on Switzerland

Unfamiliar Familiarities Outside Views on Switzerland

 Photo © Alinka Echeverría Unfamiliar Familiarities Outside Views on Switzerland Photo Exhibition till 7th May at the Fotostiftung Schweiz Winterthur Zurich has so many great museums and exhibitions it’s easy to forget that there are some great ones just a short distance away. For example the Fotostiftung Schweiz in Winterthur which is only 20 minutes […]

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Visit Kiev – Home of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017

Visit Kiev – Home of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017

. Visit Kiev – Home of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017     Kiev Hosts Eurovision Contest 2017 Whether you love it or loathe it the Eurovision Song Contest is a calendar fixture which takes place somewhere in Europe every Spring. Over the past few years we’ve seen the contest take place in Sweden, Austria, […]

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Carona – a Hidden Gem in the Ticino

Carona – a Hidden Gem in the Ticino

 . Carona – a Hidden Gem in the Ticino   If you love the sun and the warm Mediterranean vibes of Ticino, chances are that you’ve already visited Lugano, Locarno or Ascona. However, there are many more beautiful destinations in the Ticino area which are just waiting to be discovered. With the new Gotthard Tunnel […]

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What’s On in Zurich Late April 2017 Onwards

What’s On in Zurich Late April 2017 Onwards

. What’s On in Zurich Late April 2017 Onwards     Photo credit Geoff Pegler There’s been both snow and sunshine almost simultaneously in Zurich this week so it will be interesting to discover the Böögg’s forecast for Summer 2017. Next Monday shortly after 6pm we will all find out. For more information about Zurich’s traditional Sechselaeuten celebrations […]

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10 Facts about the Böögg and Sechselaeuten

10 Facts about the Böögg and Sechselaeuten

10 Facts about the Böögg and Sechselaeuten   Photo by Geoff Pegler Sechselaeuten is not a Switzerland wide custom but a Zurich tradition. It is a festival to celebrate the end of Winter and it was originally related to the introduction of the Summer working hours – see here for more info. Photo by Geoff […]

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A Taste of Paradise at the Hotel Eden Roc Ascona

A Taste of Paradise at the Hotel Eden Roc Ascona

A Taste of Paradise at the Hotel Eden Roc Ascona     Sunny Welcome The other week we were lucky enough to spend a couple of days at a truly relaxing hotel in an amazing setting directly on Lake Maggiore in Ticino at the Hotel Eden Roc Ascona.   Relaxing Ticino Vibes Arriving at the […]

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The Annual Easter Egg Display in Kiev Ukraine

The Annual Easter Egg Display in Kiev Ukraine

. The Annual Easter Egg Display in Kiev Ukraine The Ukrainian Pysanky Festival   Imagine a square packed with brightly painted giant Easter eggs? We were in Kiev this week and visited Sophia Square which is filled with these beautiful works of art from various artists from all over Ukraine for the annual Easter Egg […]

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Photos of Zurich in the Spring

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Photos of Zurich in the Spring

. Photos of Zurich in the Spring     Spring is a great season to behold in Zurich and this year we’ve had more than our fair share of sunshine to make it even more beautiful. Here are some photos taken in and around Zurich this Spring. We hope you enjoy them! From chocolate bunnies […]

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Guide to Best Cafés in Zurich

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Guide to Best Cafés in Zurich

    . Guide to Best Cafés in Zurich ☕️ ☕️ ☕️ ☕️ ☕️ ☕️ ☕️ ☕️ ☕️ ☕️      There are many things that constitute a good café and Zurich has a great selection of different styles of coffee houses to suit a myriad of tastes. As well as good coffee, an interesting […]

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