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The Annual Easter Egg Display in Kiev Ukraine

The Annual Easter Egg Display in Kiev Ukraine

. The Annual Easter Egg Display in Kiev Ukraine The Ukrainian Pysanky Festival   Imagine a square packed with brightly painted giant Easter eggs? We were in Kiev this week and visited Sophia Square which is filled with these beautiful works of art from various artists from all over Ukraine for the annual Easter Egg […]

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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 April 2017 Onwards

What’s On in Zurich Early April 2017 Onwards

. What’s On in Zurich Early April 2017 Onwards   We hope you’ve been enjoying the recent sunny weather and beautiful sunsets in Zurich (top photo). Here are some ideas for the coming weeks. Have fun! Wine Tasting at Expovina Primavera 30th March – 6th April  Why not take a trip down to Puls 5 in […]

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Stately Pleasures at the Hotel Bellevue Palace Bern

Stately Pleasures at the Hotel Bellevue Palace Bern

. Stately Pleasures at the Hotel Bellevue Palace Bern     Neo-Classical Building on the Aare The Hotel Bellevue Palace in Bern, a majestic neo-classical building that stands in a commanding position on the banks of the Aare River and steps from the Swiss Parliament, was never an actual royals-housing residence. But walking into the spacious […]

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Sechseläuten and the Burning of the Böögg in Zurich

Sechseläuten and the Burning of the Böögg in Zurich

Photo Geoff Pegler Sechseläuten, Zünfte or Guilds’ Parade, Children’s Parade   Monday 24th April 2017   Traditionally the third Monday of April in Zurich is Sechseläuten and that means a holiday (or at least a half day holiday for most people). This year Sechseläuten will be taking place on Monday 24th April 2017. Many of the […]

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Images of Venice Carnival

Images of Venice Carnival

. Images of Venice Carnival by Carmen Sirboiu   It may not be Carnival season anymore in Europe, but it’s always nice to look back on photos of the Venice Carnival or the “Carnevale di Venezia” as it’s known. This annual festival is held in Venice in Italy and always ends on Shrove Tuesday in time for the […]

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