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Il Tavolo Food Festival & Tour of the Engrosmarkt

Il Tavolo Food Festival & Tour of the Engrosmarkt

Il Tavolo Food Festival & Tour of the Engrosmarkt Fresh fruit at Zurich’s Engrosmarkt Il Tavolo Food Festival kicks off on 25th June with the opening event with Gate Gourmet. There is an event every day up to and including Sunday 29th June and Il Tavolo is fast becoming a really important foodie happening in […]

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A Skiing Stay at Priva Lodge Lenzerheide Graubünden

A Skiing Stay at Priva Lodge Lenzerheide Graubünden

  A Skiing Stay at Priva Alpine Lodge Lenzerheide   Easy to Get to From Zurich If you live in Zurich and are looking for an easily accessible weekend skiing destination then Lenzerheide ticks all the boxes. Not only is Lenzerheide just an hour and a half way from Zurich and easy to get to […]

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New Year in Zurich – Silvester Fireworks and Parties

New Year in Zurich – Silvester Fireworks and Parties

Zurich New Year Fireworks  Photo Credit: Hotel Uto Kulm (see below) New Year is not New Year in Zurich without fireworks – and this year as usual the Zurich Hoteliers Association will put on a splendid display. The fireworks go off from a platform in the lake (see map below) and there is good viewing […]

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Fondue Recipe – Make Your Own Fondue

Fondue Recipe – Make Your Own Fondue

Fondue Recipe – Make Your Own Fondue Make your own Swiss Fondue Recipe at Home What could be better than  relaxing over a hot Fondue with friends after a day’s skiing in the mountains? Fondues are easy and fun to prepare at home. Ideally use a special pot called a “caquelon” to cook the fondue. Once […]

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Hidden Gems …. the Blausee

Filed in Hotels & Restaurants, Outside Zurich, Travel by on November 21, 2012 0 Comments
Hidden Gems …. the Blausee

Where in the world is this?  This photo was taken on a November day …. but where was it?  Spain, Egypt, the Caribbean? . Hidden Gems …. the Blausee Switzerland   In fact the top photo was taken at Blausee, a beautiful, crystal clear aqua-coloured lake in the Bernese Oberland, not far from Interlaken.  A […]

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Tripadvisor’s Top 25 Hotels Switzerland 2017

Filed in Hotels & Restaurants, Luxury, Switzerland, Travel by on August 3, 2012 0 Comments
Tripadvisor’s Top 25 Hotels Switzerland 2017

. Tripadvisor’s Top 25 Hotels Switzerland 2017   Travellers’ Choice Awards   Tripadvisor has recently announced its Travellers’ Choice Awards for 2017 listing its 25 top hotels in Switzerland. The Alpina Gstaad took the Number 1  spot for ‘Luxury Hotel’ and ‘Top Hotel’ in Switzerland! Find out which other Swiss hotels made it into the […]

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