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Are you an Expat in Zurich? Why not go and see “Expats” at Theater Neumarkt in Zurich?

Are you an Expat in Zurich?  Why not go and see “Expats” at Theater Neumarkt in Zurich?

Photo © Philipp Ottendörfer There is a play showing in Zurich which is bound to have a lot of resonance with many of Zurich’s English speaking population.  The play is called “Expats”, by Barbara Weber and is in English and German, and as the name suggests all about expats in Zurich. Photo © Philipp Ottendörfer […]

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Snow and Sunsets in and Around Zurich

Snow and Sunsets in and Around Zurich

Well we’ve had lots of snow in and around Zurich this past couple of weeks but right now it’s starting to disappear and the forecast for the coming week is a mixture of cloud, rain, sunshine and snow showers – but who knows! The city looked pretty last week covered in a white blanket – […]

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New In Zurich – BringBee Home Delivery Service from Ikea

New In Zurich – BringBee Home Delivery Service from Ikea

You’ve just moved to Zurich and your apartment is sorted with all your major requirements, your beds, wardrobes … but you still need to get your basic cooking utensils, blankets and clothes hangers etc.  So where do you go?  Probably Ikea. However, with the new service launched by BringBee, YOU don’t actually have to go […]

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Hungry? 3D Pizza at Zurich Hauptbahnhof

Hungry? 3D Pizza at Zurich Hauptbahnhof

When you walk though Zurich main station on Friday 12th October do check out the chalk drawing of Switzerland’s first 3D pizza.  It is situated not far from the “Oktoberfest” area and was drawn by British artist Julian Beever. You do have to look at it from the right angle though, to get the 3D […]

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More Cow Parades down the Mountains in Switzerland

More Cow Parades down the Mountains in Switzerland

If you haven’t made it to the mountains to watch one of the “Aplabfahrt” or “Alpabzug” where the cows come down the mountains and parade through the streets after spending the Summer months on the higher pastures it’s still not too late. “Colourful headgear – what all well dressed cows are wearing this time of […]

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Forchbahn 100 Years Celebration in Pictures

Forchbahn 100 Years Celebration in Pictures

Well if you didn’t manage to make it to the Forchbahn 100 years celebrations here are some photos of what you missed!  There were free rides on Forchbahn carriages of all eras, a “Christening ceremony for a Forchbahn”, pig racing (N.B. the photo just shows the exhausted piglets catching up on some sleep after the […]

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