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What’s On in Zurich Beginning of May 2015

What’s On in Zurich Beginning of May 2015

    There’s plenty going on in Zurich during the month of May. Take a look below to get some ideas. Bank Holiday Friday 1st May don’t forget that most shops will be shut on Friday 1st May although Ikea Spreitenbach is open that day. Girard-Perregaux Watches at the Espace Connaisseur, Les Ambassadeurs till 30th April Girard-Perregaux […]

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designmesse.ch 2015 Zurich: 3 days of Design Inspiration

designmesse.ch 2015 Zurich: 3 days of Design Inspiration

  From 8th to 10th May 2015 the Designmesse.ch will be taking place in Hall 9 at Zurich Messe in Oerlikon.  As well as exclusive furniture designs for the home and office it also offers a huge range of interior accessories. If you’re planning a refresh or maybe moving to a new home, this event […]

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Where to Stay and Where to Eat in Brussels

Where to Stay and Where to Eat in Brussels

Destination: Brussels   Where to Stay and Where to Eat in Brussels     Welcome to Part 2 of the “Destination: Brussels” special travel series. As Caitlin Krause explores the picturesque Brussels neighbourhood of Châtelain, she highlights where to stay and where to dine. Enjoy the discovery! All photos and text by Caitlin Krause. Where […]

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Hiking in Switzerland in the Spring

Hiking in Switzerland in the Spring

Photo by Arnamoy Bhattacharyya When the weather is fine there’s nothing to beat hiking in Switzerland in the Spring. NewInZurich photo competition winner Arnamoy Bhattacharyya went hiking in the region of Solothurn and shared these gorgeous photos with us.   Photo by Arnamoy Bhattacharyya The hike started in the centre of Solothurn and ended 17 kms […]

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Dolder Classic Cars and Swimming

Filed in Exhibitions and Events by on August 12, 2012 0 Comments
Dolder Classic Cars and Swimming

What a beautiful weekend in Zurich.  After the fun and exhilaration of Streetparade a trip to the DolderClassics was a great opportunity to view some beautiful cars from a variety of eras.  Here is a small sample of the cars on show:    and what better than a dip in the Dolder pool for a […]

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Street Parade Zurich 2012

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Street Parade Zurich 2012

Well the Swiss sure know how to party!  Street Parade 2012 was one big colourful event with sun, fun, music, crazy costumes, mad hair and LOTS of people! The bridges and streets were packed to bursting and the floats were buzzing as they drove along followed by revellers. Some people took to swimming in the […]

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House of Switzerland in London

Filed in Exhibitions and Events by on August 7, 2012 0 Comments
House of Switzerland in London

If you’re over in London for the Olympics don’t forget to visit the House of Switzerland 2012 at Glaziers Hall near London Bridge for little taste of Switzerland. Activities, information and fun as well as a restaurant and lots more. Next door there is also a pop-up restaurant, known as the “Bernese Chalet offering typical […]

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Tripadvisor’s Top 25 Hotels Switzerland 2017

Filed in Hotels & Restaurants, Luxury, Switzerland, Travel by on August 3, 2012 0 Comments
Tripadvisor’s Top 25 Hotels Switzerland 2017

. Tripadvisor’s Top 25 Hotels Switzerland 2017   Travellers’ Choice Awards   Tripadvisor has recently announced its Travellers’ Choice Awards for 2017 listing its 25 top hotels in Switzerland. The Alpina Gstaad took the Number 1  spot for ‘Luxury Hotel’ and ‘Top Hotel’ in Switzerland! Find out which other Swiss hotels made it into the […]

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August 1st – Swiss National Holiday

Filed in Exhibitions and Events, Swiss Festivals by on July 30, 2012 0 Comments
August 1st – Swiss National Holiday

What have you got planned for Wednesday 1st August, the Swiss National Holiday? Do you have a secret tip? Lots of restaurants and Gemeindes are laying on festivities and there are plenty of events in Zurich, from entertainment in lakeside restaurants, to BBQ dinner and fireworks at the top of the Uetliberg, to music at the […]

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Tornedo on Lake Zurich

Filed in Weather by on July 24, 2012 0 Comments
Tornedo on Lake Zurich

Did you see the amazing mini tornedo on the lake in Zurich yesterday afternoon? Together with the hail storm it made for a rather different Summer afternoon

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