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When the River Calls – Rafting at Vorderrhein near Flims

When the River Calls – Rafting at Vorderrhein near Flims

. When the River Calls – Rafting at Vorderrhein near Flims   Sometimes, when the streets are hot, busy and crowded, and walking feels too much like plodding, the river calls. Cool and flowing, full of twists and turns and ups and downs, rafting down a river can be a quasi-spiritual experience that lingers for […]

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Top Tips on Ticks in Switzerland

Top Tips on Ticks in Switzerland

  Top Tips on Ticks in Switzerland In Spring and Summer, outdoor activities abound (see here for some ideas). But after that flower-picking walk through a meadow or hike up the Tobel, it’s important to remember that warmer temps bring ticks. Hikers, runners, dog-walkers and anyone who spends time in woodsy areas should watch for […]

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A Trip to The Maison Cailler Chocolate Factory in Broc

A Trip to The Maison Cailler Chocolate Factory in Broc

Photo © Sally Humphrey-Evans A Trip to The Maison Cailler Chocolate Factory in Broc   A great trip outside Zurich which is ideal for a rainy day, is to visit the Cailler Factory in Broc. It takes abound 3 hours or so from Zurich by train (make sure you catch the train that takes you […]

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What’s On in Zurich End of November Early December 2015

What’s On in Zurich End of November Early December 2015

What’s On in Zurich End of November Early December 2015   The temperatures have dropped and we’ve had our first sprinkling of snow. With the sparkling lights and Christmas Markets, the whole of Zurich is turning into a Winter Wonderland. See what’s on this weekend and in the coming weeks. For those celebrating Thanksgiving have a […]

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Luxe4Education Cashmere Sales for Charity 2015

Luxe4Education Cashmere Sales for Charity 2015

Luxe4Education Cashmere Sales for Charity 2015     Marie Longin unveiled her second collection of beautiful cashmere items in Autumn and is holding another sale on 3rd, 4th and 5th December 2015 from 11am to 5pm at Weid 13 in Zumikon. Last year she launched Luxe4Education, an innovative idea to generate funds through the sale […]

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Photos of the Duck Race Zurich

Photos of the Duck Race Zurich

  Photos of the Duck Race Zurich   The annual Duck Race Zurich took place for for the 4th time today. It’s a great event in aid of a really good cause and helps raise money for the Krebsliga, for children with cancer.   The event started at Rathausbrücke in the centre of Zurich and […]

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