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The Zurich Opera House Open Day in pictures

The Zurich Opera House Open Day in pictures

Did you visit Zurich Opera House’s Open Day last Saturday? If you did you had the opportunity not only to see special performances and taster sessions, but also to listen to chamber music in the “Room of Mirrors” to check out the views from different seats in the theatre, to look behind the scenes and […]

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New In Zurich on Zurich Expats

Filed in "New In Zurich", Things To Do by on September 25, 2012 0 Comments
New In Zurich on Zurich Expats

We’d like to thank Zurich Expats for running an article on New In Zurich this week which we hope you like:  zurichexpats.com Like Zurich Expats, New In Zurich is in the business of making life a little easier for those new to Zurich, through information, personal experience and recommendation. Whether you’ve arrived here from near […]

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Swiss Webcams – over 1,400 webcams all over Switzerland

Filed in Businesses & Services, Free, Things To Do by on September 25, 2012 0 Comments
Swiss Webcams – over 1,400 webcams all over Switzerland

Ever thought of making a journey but not sure what the weather would be like at the other end? Or you have a destination in mind but would like to take a peek first.  Then swisswebcams.ch website is definitely for you. With over 1,400 Swiss landscapes there is almost certainly a webcam close to  the area you […]

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Seen Helen Hunt at the Zurich Film Festival? Will you catch Richard Gere in Zurich today?

Seen Helen Hunt at the Zurich Film Festival? Will you catch Richard Gere in Zurich today?

Photo © CAST ZHdK Did you see Helen Hunt in Zurich on Friday? Helen Hunt was the first female recipient of the “Golden Eye” Award at this year’s Zurich Film Festival on Friday before the Festival’s screening of her new film “The Sessions” at the film’s European premiere. Today, Richard Gere will be receiving the […]

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Alpabzug – Cows Descending the Mountain in Elm, Engelberg, Flumserberg, Brigels, Urnasch…

Filed in Children, Swiss Festivals, Travel by on September 13, 2012 5 Comments
Alpabzug – Cows Descending the Mountain in Elm, Engelberg, Flumserberg, Brigels, Urnasch…

Fancy going to watch an Alpabzug or Alpine procession with all the cows coming down the mountains? It’s around this time of year that the cows make their way down the mountains having spent the Summer months up on the Alpine pastures. The villagers get ready to greet them by dressing in traditional costumes and […]

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Five Small Lakes to Visit in Switzerland 

Filed in Music by on September 12, 2012 0 Comments
Five Small Lakes to Visit in Switzerland 

Five Small Lakes to Visit in Switzerland  Whether you are looking for a place to go swimming in the summer or hiking in the autumn and spring, there are plenty of small lakes for every activity. Greifensee Situated to the east of Zurich in the Glatt Valley, the Greifensee is a smaller, quieter lake for […]

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