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Celebrating Fasnacht in Basel Switzerland

Celebrating Fasnacht in Basel Switzerland

   . Celebrating Fasnacht in Basel Switzerland 11th – 13th March 2019 It’s that time of year, with the Christmas festivities over and the January blues behind us, that many town and cities in Switzerland celebrate “Carnival’ or “Fasnacht” prior to the run up to Easter. One of the Top 50 European Festivals Basel Fasnacht […]

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It’s All Downhill In St Moritz – Tobogganing and Ski Races!

It’s All Downhill In St Moritz – Tobogganing and Ski Races!

. It’s All Downhill In St Moritz – Tobogganing and Ski Races!   St Moritz is a magical place particularly in the snow. Well known for its Winter allure and glamour, this year it is yet again playing host to the FIS Alpine Ski World Championships for a record fifth time! It’s also well known […]

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Fasnacht in Zurich and Switzerland ….

Fasnacht in Zurich and Switzerland ….

Photo credit: Züri Fasnacht Fasnacht in Zurich and Switzerland ….   Zurich Fasnacht 8th – 10th March 2019   The Swiss have got a way of lifting the cheer on cold, grey February and March days – and it’s called Fasnacht! Fasnacht is one great big Carnival which takes place all over Switzerland on different […]

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Winter Horse Racing and Squirrel Trail Arosa Switzerland

Winter Horse Racing and Squirrel Trail Arosa Switzerland

. Winter Horse Racing and Squirrel Trail Arosa Switzerland   Last Sunday if you were in Arosa you might have come across “Pferderennen auf Schnee” or horse racing in the snow. This day of horse racing in the snow marked the opening of the 2017 turf season and continues a Swiss tradition of horse racing in […]

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A Wonderful Trip to the Jungfraujoch Top Of Europe

A Wonderful Trip to the Jungfraujoch Top Of Europe

. A Wonderful Trip to the Jungfraujoch Top Of Europe   Photo courtesy of Jungfraujoch Whether you’re staying in the Jungfrau Ski Region of Switzerland, or simply fancy a memorable day out from Zurich, the Jungfraujoch, Top of Europe, makes for a wonderful excursion. Highest Point in Europe Whilst we were staying in Grindelwald recently, […]

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What’s On in Zurich Beginning of January 2017

What’s On in Zurich Beginning of January 2017

. What’s On in Zurich Beginning of January 2017   Zurich is finally looking like it’s having a Swiss Winter with snow on the ground and we hope you’re enjoying the novelty! There’s lots on in the city so take a look here for some inspiration. Dreikönigstag Switzerland 6th January 6th January in Switzerland is […]

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