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Conelli Circus, Salto Natale Circus and the “Swiss Christmas” Show in Zurich

Filed in Arts and Entertainment, Christmas, Family by on December 12, 2012 0 Comments
Conelli Circus, Salto Natale Circus and the “Swiss Christmas” Show in Zurich

If you’re looking for a show or some traditional festive entertainment in Zurich over the Christmas period there are a couple of traditional circuses on offer, for example the Conelli Circus rand Salto Natale Circus running all through the Christmas season and there is also the “Swiss Christmas“ show which  takes place in a great big white tent close […]

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12 12 12

Filed in Snow, Zurich in Photos by on December 11, 2012 0 Comments
12 12 12

      Photo: © Simion7d Today is the the 12th day of the 12th month of two thousand and twelve! There are lots of superstitions associated with the occurrence of this “perfect number” in triplicate. Apparently the date represents a “window of possibility for an evolutionary leap”. So today is a great day to […]

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Frenetic Zurich Video – Time lapse Video of Zurich by Alessandro Della Bella

Filed in Film, Photography, Zurich in Photos by on December 11, 2012 0 Comments
Frenetic Zurich Video – Time lapse Video of Zurich by Alessandro Della Bella

                  If you’ve forgotten what Zurich looks like when it’s not snowing, take a look at this beautiful video of the city by Swiss photographer Alessandro Della Bella, entitled “Frenetic Zurich”. Alessandro has created a number of “time-lapse” videos of Switzerland and this this one of Zurich […]

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Fancy sleeping in an Igloo in Switzerland?

Filed in Skiing, Snow, Swiss Mountains, Switzerland, Travel by on December 8, 2012 0 Comments
Fancy sleeping in an Igloo in Switzerland?

Updated for 2019 Fancy sleeping in an Igloo in Switzerland?   Ever thought of staying somewhere in the mountains but just a little different? How about staying in an Igloo?  Believe it or not Switzerland has a number of  “igloo villages” dotted all over the country in various ski resorts. Not only is it a […]

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Zurich Ranks Number 2 in Mercer Quality of Living Survey

Filed in Zurich in Photos by on December 6, 2012 0 Comments
Zurich Ranks Number 2 in Mercer Quality of Living Survey

Mercer announced today the results of their annual “Quality of Living Survey” in which they survey over 460 cities around the world and concluded that Zurich ranks number two, just behind Vienna. Other European cities in the top 30 include Geneva (8), Amsterdam (12), Berlin (16), Hamburg (17), Luxembourg (19), Stockholm (19), Brussels (22) Nürnberg […]

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Samichlaus Swim in the Limmat in Zurich – brrr!!!!

Samichlaus Swim in the Limmat in Zurich – brrr!!!!

Despite the ridiculously cold temperatures, not to mention the snow falling in Zurich on Sunday, there was a long line of people of all ages qeueing up to take (almost) all their clothes off and jump in the river! What’s more they had to pay for the privilege – as well as register in advance […]

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