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Die Herzbaracke on Lake Zurich

Die Herzbaracke on Lake Zurich

Die Herzbaracke on Lake Zurich A Floating Theatre in Zurich Have you ever seen the “Herzbaracke” moored up near Bellevue in Zurich and wondered what it is? It’s actually a cross between a house boat and a “floating theatre”, equipped with a restaurant and a stage and all beautifully decorated in the style of “la […]

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A Winter Weekend Trip to Pizol, Bergün and Surava

Filed in Family, Outside Zurich, Skiing, Snow, Swiss Mountains, Travel by on November 5, 2012 0 Comments
A Winter Weekend Trip to Pizol, Bergün and Surava

Keeping to the theme of mountains and looking forward to the upcoming Winter snow season in Switzerland, how do you fancy a tobogganing trip to Bergün taking in Pizol and Surava? One intrepid family with 3 young girls did just that last Season and here they tell us their experiences.  It sounds like a lot of […]

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Helvetia’s Dream – Time-lapse Video of Swiss Mountains by Alessandro Della Bella

Helvetia’s Dream – Time-lapse Video of Swiss Mountains by Alessandro Della Bella

Have you seen this fabulous time-lapse video of the Swiss landscape and mountains by Alessandro Della Bella?  It was featured in the Tages Anzeiger newspaper last week. Entitled “Helvetia’s Dream” it was taken using time lapse photography and shows Switzerland’s mountains in all their glory from Arosa to Zermatt including the Matternhorn and the Eiger. […]

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Misty views across the Greifensee towards Bachtel

Filed in Outside Zurich, Zurich in Photos by on November 1, 2012 0 Comments
Misty views across the Greifensee towards Bachtel

After last weekend’s snowfall followed by warmer temperatures and sunshine, the snow is receding on all but the highest points.  Three views this morning through the mist across the Greifensee from Forch showing the remaining snow:

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October Snow in Zurich and Surrounding areas

Filed in Outside Zurich, Snow, Weather, Zurich in Photos by on October 29, 2012 0 Comments
October Snow in Zurich and Surrounding areas

Well the snow certainly didn’t stop on Sunday so today, Monday, was a veritable Winter Wonderland in and around Zurich.  Not only did it serve as a reminder to get your car booked in for the Winter tyre change (if you haven’t already) but as the sun shone and the children built snowmen it really […]

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The Snow is Coming! Top 5 Tips for Winter in Switzerland

Filed in Skiing, Snow, Weather by on October 25, 2012 1 Comment
The Snow is Coming! Top 5 Tips for Winter in Switzerland

Are you ready for the snow in Switzerland? Here are five practical tips to help you prepare for the Winter season: 1. Winter Tyres – If you haven’t changed your tyres over from Summer to Winter now is the time to do this. Typically in Switzerland the time to change your tyres is in October […]

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