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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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Dance Musical Soy de Cuba in Zurich and Basel

Dance Musical Soy de Cuba in Zurich and Basel

Basel Photo credit_philippe_fretault. Dance Musical Soy de Cuba in Zurich and Basel 28th April 2017 at the Kongresshaus Zürich and 21st April in Basel     If you love Latin dancing and want to be transported to the hot fiery clubs in Havanna, you don’t need to leave Switzerland – simply go along to either […]

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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. Photo by Geoff Pegler The Böögg stands 3.4 metres tall and his head is always stuffed with fireworks. Photo by Geoff Pegler The earliest recorded celebration of Sechselaeuten dates back to 1525. […]

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OSIRIS Egypt’s Sunken Treasure at Museum Rietberg

OSIRIS Egypt’s Sunken Treasure at Museum Rietberg

. OSIRIS Egypt’s Sunken Treasure at Museum Rietberg     Until 16th July 2017   We’ve been mentioning this exhibition in our Weekly What’s On articles since it opened in February and the other day Clive Greaves went to take a look. This is what he had to say. Really, if you want to go […]

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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

Filed in Coffee, Food and Drink, Switzerland, Things To Do by on April 14, 2017 2 Comments
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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Celebrating Brunch in Zurich at the Marriott Hotel Zurich

Celebrating Brunch in Zurich at the Marriott Hotel Zurich

. Celebrating Brunch in Zurich at the Marriott Hotel Zurich   A Sunday brunch in Zurich makes for a great weekend outing in Zurich for all the family. It’s also a good opportunity to meet up with friends and relax. There are many places offering brunch in Zurich these days and there is a really great […]

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Hotel Schweizerhof Bern – Luxury Hotel of the Year

Hotel Schweizerhof Bern – Luxury Hotel of the Year

. Hotel Schweizerhof Bern – Luxury Hotel of the Year   Hotel Schweizerhof – Bern’s Oldest Hotel The stately and elegant Schweizerhof, Bern’s oldest and, in some ways, most “Swiss” hotel, got a facelift in recent years, and this Spring, NewInZurich paid a visit. Built in 1857, before Bern had a train station, the hotel, […]

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What’s On in Zurich Early to Mid April 2017

What’s On in Zurich Early to Mid April 2017

. What’s On in Zurich Early to Mid April 2017     Zurich is really getting into the Food Festival movement – so check out the posts below. As well as food there’s lots more on in the city over the coming weeks – and of course don’t forget Sechselaeuten which is coming up very […]

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Street Food Festivals in Switzerland 2017

Street Food Festivals in Switzerland 2017

. Street Food Festivals in Switzerland 2017     After the recent Street Food Festival at Zurich Hauptbahnhof in March, there’s one on in Seefeld Zurich right now – this time focusing on Hot Dogs and another this weekend all about beer!  The Zurich Food Street scene is booming – but the phenomenon is not […]

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