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Lake Oeschinensee Near Kandersteg Freeezes Over

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Lake Oeschinensee Near Kandersteg Freeezes Over

  Photo courtesy of Travelita.ch Lake Oeschinensee Near Kandersteg Freeezes Over   Updates: For latest updates see bottom of the article. Ice skating or walking on a frozen lake is a magical experience and the last time that was possible in Zurich was way back in the Winter of 1962 / 1963. However, from time […]

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Photo16 Photo Exhibition in Zurich

Photo16 Photo Exhibition in Zurich

Photo16 Photo Exhibition in Zurich       Photo16 will take place from 8th to 12th January 2016 at the Maag-Halle in Zurich. The largest exhibition of Swiss photography, Photo16 showcases the work of more than 130 Swiss and international photographers work. All the photography on display was taken within the last 12 months or […]

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Staying in Istanbul in Style at the Shangri La Hotel

Filed in Hotels & Restaurants, Travel by on December 27, 2015 0 Comments
Staying in Istanbul in Style at the Shangri La Hotel

Staying in Istanbul in Style at the Shangri La Hotel   The Shangi La Hotel Istanbul is nestled in a tranquil spot along the Bosphorous and many of the rooms have direct views across the river. It’s a 5 star luxury hotel with comfortable rooms. Ours had large windows, a good range of facilities including […]

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Holiday Quiz About Zurich

Filed in Family, Things To Do by on December 26, 2015 2 Comments
Holiday Quiz About Zurich

  Holiday Quiz About Zurich   If you’ve been living in Zurich for a little while, we’re sure you’ve gained some knowledge about the city. Why not put it to good use and see how you score with this little quiz about Zurich? We’ve also included some shots of Zurich too.   Holiday Quiz About […]

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Samichlaus Swim in the Limmat in Zurich – brrr!!!!

Samichlaus Swim in the Limmat in Zurich – brrr!!!!

Despite the ridiculously cold temperatures, not to mention the snow falling in Zurich on Sunday, there was a long line of people of all ages qeueing up to take (almost) all their clothes off and jump in the river! What’s more they had to pay for the privilege – as well as register in advance […]

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Book Signing with JJ Marsh and Sunday Shopping in Zurich

Filed in Arts and Entertainment, Christmas by on November 30, 2012 0 Comments
Book Signing with JJ Marsh and Sunday Shopping in Zurich

            The British author JJ Marsh (also known as Jill Prewett) was one of the three female entrepreneurs delivering an inspirational talk at the Powerhouse Event in Zurich on Tuesday and on Sunday 2nd December she will be at Orell Fuessli between 4pm and 5.30pm signing copies of her latest […]

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Art Exhibition 4th and 5th December – Guillermo Rodriguez – Landscapes of the Soul

Art Exhibition 4th and 5th December – Guillermo Rodriguez – Landscapes of the Soul

The Spanish artist Guillermo Rodriguez is presenting his latest works “Landscapes of the Soul” at a special exhibition in his atelier at Forchstrasse 307 on Tuesday December 4th and Wednesday December 5th from 2pm to 8pm.  Don’t miss the opportunity to talk to this talented artist and view his latest collection.  Guillermo, though born in […]

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Blickfang 2012 Zurich – some views

Blickfang 2012 Zurich – some views

If you haven’t made it to Blickfang yet, the Exhibition is on for one more day on Sunday 25th from 11am – 7pm at Kongresshaus opposite Burkliplatz.  Great for ideas and inspiration! We had a great time looking at all types of products from chairs, to fashion to wine.  There was a fashion show taking […]

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Swiss Gastro Award Restaurants 2012

Filed in Food and Drink, Outside Zurich, Things To Do by on November 22, 2012 0 Comments
Swiss Gastro Award Restaurants 2012

Fancy going out to eat?  This week the Tages Anzeiger published the winners of the Swiss Gastro Awards for 2012.  Only restaurants which have been open for three years or less, or which have have undergone substantial alteration can enter. These are the Winners of the “Best of Swiss Gastro” Awards 2012:   Category: Activity 1. 67 […]

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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? Photo © NewInZurich Hidden Gems …. the Blausee In fact this photo was taken at Blausee, a beautiful, crystal clear aqua-coloured lake in the Bernese Oberland, not far from Interlaken.  A hidden […]

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