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Swiss Finance Museum Zurich

Swiss Finance Museum Zurich

Swiss Finance Museum   Zurich has a new museum which opened on 28th June 2017 – the new Swiss Finance Museum or Schweizer Finanzmuseum. Located in the new global head office of SIX, the operator of Swiss financial infrastructure,  in the heart of Züri West, it is bound to be a popular destination for anyone interested in […]

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What’s On In Zurich Early July 2017 Onwards

What’s On In Zurich Early July 2017 Onwards

. What’s On In Zurich Early July 2017 Onwards The weather has been quite changeable in Zurich this past week but at least there is plenty to do! Check out the latest round up of ideas for things to do in Zurich from early July onwards. Blues’n’Jazz Rapperswil 29th June – 1st July there’s a great […]

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Thomas Sabo’s Autumn Winter 2017 Collection & Perfume

Thomas Sabo’s Autumn Winter 2017 Collection & Perfume

. Thomas Sabo’s Autumn Winter 2017 Collection & Perfume   If you’re looking for a present for a friend or even for yourself, the Thomas Sabo store on Bahnhofstrasse in Zurich is always full of ideas and inspiration. They offer beautiful pieces of jewellery at a variety of price points and they are always launching […]

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A Trip to Seewasserwerk Moos with Sodastream

A Trip to Seewasserwerk Moos with Sodastream

. A Trip to Seewasserwerk Moos with Sodastream   The other day I was invited to have a tour of one of Zurich’s water treatment centres, the “Seewasserwerk Moos”. Having recently been to Bodrum in Turkey on a “Sianji Wellbeing Detox Break” where we were encouraged to drink 4 litres of water a day (!!!) […]

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Visit Kiev – Home of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017

Visit Kiev – Home of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017

. Visit Kiev – Home of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017     Kiev Hosts Eurovision Contest 2017 Whether you love it or loathe it the Eurovision Song Contest is a calendar fixture which takes place somewhere in Europe every Spring. Over the past few years we’ve seen the contest take place in Sweden, Austria, […]

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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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The Böögg Goes Up In Smoke In Zurich!

The Böögg Goes Up In Smoke In Zurich!

. The Böögg Goes Up In Smoke in Zurich!   On Monday 24th April 2017 the Böögg stood innocently on his pyre in the middle of Sechselaeutenplatz as the crowd gathered round slowly but surely until the whole of the surrounding are was packed. There was hardly breathing space on this half day holiday in […]

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What’s On in Zurich Late April 2017 Onwards

What’s On in Zurich Late April 2017 Onwards

. What’s On in Zurich Late April 2017 Onwards     Photo credit Geoff Pegler There’s been both snow and sunshine almost simultaneously in Zurich this week so it will be interesting to discover the Böögg’s forecast for Summer 2017. Next Monday shortly after 6pm we will all find out. For more information about Zurich’s traditional Sechselaeuten celebrations […]

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10 Facts about the Böögg and Sechselaeuten

10 Facts about the Böögg and Sechselaeuten

10 Facts about the Böögg and Sechselaeuten   Photo by Geoff Pegler Sechselaeuten is not a Switzerland wide custom but a Zurich tradition. It is a festival to celebrate the end of Winter and it was originally related to the introduction of the Summer working hours – see here for more info. Photo by Geoff […]

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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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