Outside Zurich

Carona – a Hidden Gem in the Ticino

Carona – a Hidden Gem in the Ticino

 . Carona – a Hidden Gem in the Ticino   If you love the sun and the warm Mediterranean vibes of Ticino, chances are that you’ve already visited Lugano, Locarno or Ascona. However, there are many more beautiful destinations in the Ticino area which are just waiting to be discovered. With the new Gotthard Tunnel […]

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A Taste of Paradise at the Hotel Eden Roc Ascona

A Taste of Paradise at the Hotel Eden Roc Ascona

A Taste of Paradise at the Hotel Eden Roc Ascona     Sunny Welcome The other week we were lucky enough to spend a couple of days at a truly relaxing hotel in an amazing setting directly on Lake Maggiore in Ticino at the Hotel Eden Roc Ascona.   Relaxing Ticino Vibes Arriving at the […]

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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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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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