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Champagne with a View – Lanson on the Rooftop at Modissa

Champagne with a View – Lanson on the Rooftop at Modissa

    Champagne with a View – Lanson on the Rooftop at Modissa   The other day I was invited to a Lanson champagne lunch at the Rooftop Restaurant at Modissa in Zurich. If you’ve not visited this pretty terrace restaurant perched high on top of the Modissa store, you really should give it a […]

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Lalique Dinner at Park Weggis with Chef Jean-Georges Klein

Lalique Dinner at Park Weggis with Chef Jean-Georges Klein

Lalique Dinner at Park Weggis with Chef Jean-Georges Klein     An invitation to a dinner cooked by Chef Jean-Georges Klein is certainly not one to be missed – particularly when it is served at such a beautiful and luxurious location as the Park Weggis. The hotel is under an hour away from Zurich and […]

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Plum Crumble

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Plum Crumble

  Plum Crumble   This recipe is for plum crumble but if you have apples, or fresh apricots, or various other fruit that you want to use instead, feel free. Ingredients 750g (1lb 10oz) plums ( I don’t bother stoning but you can if you prefer) 45g (1½ oz) granulated sugar 3 tbsp water 125g […]

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Zurich’s City Party – Züri Fäscht 2016

Zurich’s City Party – Züri Fäscht 2016

Zurich’s City Party – Züri Fäscht 2016 1st – 3rd July 2016 Photos above from the 2013 Züri Faescht Every 3 years the city of Zurich lays on an extra special party which lasts 3 days and is known as Züri Fäscht. This year it will be taking place from 1st – 3rd July and not only […]

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35th Balloon Festival at Chateau-d’Oex

35th Balloon Festival at Chateau-d’Oex

Chateau d’Oex is famous for it’s spectacular annual hot air balloon festival and this year it is celebrating its 35th birthday. It is definitely worth a trip out of town to go and visit. It’s on all week, finishing next Sunday 3rd February. As well as the usual colour and excitement of this famous “balloon […]

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Snow and Sunsets in and Around Zurich

Snow and Sunsets in and Around Zurich

Well we’ve had lots of snow in and around Zurich this past couple of weeks but right now it’s starting to disappear and the forecast for the coming week is a mixture of cloud, rain, sunshine and snow showers – but who knows! The city looked pretty last week covered in a white blanket – […]

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What’s On In and Around Zurich this coming week

What’s On In and Around Zurich this coming week

The forecast looks set for a fabulous time to go skiing and snowboarding in the mountains!  The snow is great following the recent snow showers and the sun looks set to shine. So where are you heading?  Klosters the resort with royal connections where you can recline in a deckchair by the palm trees and catch the […]

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Free tickets to see John Thade in Concert & The Visitors Exhibition by Ragnar Kjartansson

Free tickets to see John Thade in Concert & The Visitors Exhibition by Ragnar Kjartansson

Up for grabs! We have 5 x 2 sets of tickets for the concerts by the tenor John Thade to give away. Please show your interest by “liking” our Facebook page or if you are already a Facebook fan simply comment on our Facebook page or send us an email to newinzurich@gmail.com before the 5th […]

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New In Zurich – BringBee Home Delivery Service from Ikea

New In Zurich – BringBee Home Delivery Service from Ikea

You’ve just moved to Zurich and your apartment is sorted with all your major requirements, your beds, wardrobes … but you still need to get your basic cooking utensils, blankets and clothes hangers etc.  So where do you go?  Probably Ikea. However, with the new service launched by BringBee, YOU don’t actually have to go […]

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Art and Culture in Zurich – the Kunsthaus, Helmhaus, AB Gallery and more…

Art and Culture in Zurich – the Kunsthaus, Helmhaus, AB Gallery and more…

The Kunsthaus Everyone knows that the Kunsthaus in Zurich houses a fabulous art collection. At the moment current exhibitions include Paul Gaugin “The Prints”, which has been extended to 27th January, so you still have an opportunity to view it if you haven’t already. There is also an exhibition of work by Ferdinand Hodler, a […]

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