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Buurzmorge, Farmer’s Brunch on August 1st

Buurzmorge, Farmer’s Brunch on August 1st

Buurzmorge, Farmer’s Brunch on August 1st Ever wondered what a farmer’s brunch on August 1st is like? Claudia Kaufmann tells us how she spent Swiss National Day on a Zurich farm… For my very first First of August in Zürich we decided to celebrate in a traditional way, and headed to the Zürcher Unterland for […]

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What’s On in Zurich Beginning of August 2015

What’s On in Zurich Beginning of August 2015

What’s On In Zurich Beginning of August 2015 ****** Happy 1st August !     The big event coming up this weekend is the Swiss National Holiday on 1st August! here are 7 ideas to keep you occupied on the 1st August 2015 to celebrate the Swiss National Holiday in style. From the Rhine Falls, […]

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Hoch Ybrig in the Summer

Filed in Outside Zurich, Sports, Switzerland, Travel by on July 26, 2015 1 Comment
Hoch Ybrig in the Summer

Hoch Ybrig in the Summer   Hoch Ybrig will be well know to many of you as a Winter ski resort – but did you know that it’s a great Summer destination too? As well as popular place to go walking and hiking, it’s also good for biking and a great place to go for […]

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Lemon Polenta Cake

Filed in Food and Drink by on July 26, 2015 0 Comments
Lemon Polenta Cake

  Lemon Polenta Cake   This is a fabulous, lemony, Summery cake which is extremely moist and buttery. Inspired by my friend Ines who served it one sunny Sunday afternoon in Zurich, it’s ideal with a cup of tea but works equally well as a dinner dessert with a blob of creme fraîche or a […]

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Impressions of FOOD Zurich 2017

Filed in Food and Drink, Sports, Things To Do by on September 18, 2012 0 Comments
Impressions of FOOD Zurich 2017

FOOD Zurich has really become an event to look forward to on the Zurich event calendar and this year once again it didn’t disapoint! Offering over 150 different event there really was something for everyone. From Street Festival Food all the way to the Epicure event at the Dolder Grand, and with everything inbetween, FOOD […]

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Alpabzug – Cows Descending the Mountain in Elm, Engelberg, Flumserberg, Brigels, Urnasch…

Filed in Children, Swiss Festivals, Travel by on September 13, 2012 5 Comments
Alpabzug – Cows Descending the Mountain in Elm, Engelberg, Flumserberg, Brigels, Urnasch…

Fancy going to watch an Alpabzug or Alpine procession with all the cows coming down the mountains? It’s around this time of year that the cows make their way down the mountains having spent the Summer months up on the Alpine pastures. The villagers get ready to greet them by dressing in traditional costumes and […]

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Irish Folk Festival at Volkshaus in Zurich 26th & 27th October

Filed in Music by on September 12, 2012 0 Comments
Irish Folk Festival at Volkshaus in Zurich 26th & 27th October

If you missed the Irish open air concerts last weekend in Toggenburg you might be interested to know that there is an Irish Folk Festival coming to Zurich on 26th and 27th October, playing at the Volkshaus.  For tickets and more details click here. Photo: Irish Folk Festival

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8th Zurich Film Festival 20th – 30th September 2012

8th Zurich Film Festival 20th – 30th September 2012

The 8th annual Zurich Film Festival is almost upon us! Starting on the 20th September until 30th September the festival is a great chance to see premieres, films you’ve been eagerly anticipating and lots of extra insights from the global film industry.The website is available here in English and one of our recommendations is the ZFF […]

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Knabenschiessen – Half Day Holiday in Zurich

Filed in Children, Exhibitions and Events, Things To Do by on September 10, 2012 0 Comments
Knabenschiessen – Half Day Holiday in Zurich

Today is an unofficial half day holiday in Zurich to celebrate Knabenschiessen – so if you’re lucky enough be off, do enjoy the sunny weather and have a lovely day. Some of the local shops and businesses will be closing early or have reduced hours – so don’t get caught out. As well as the […]

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Wine Tasting – Think Global, Drink Local

Wine Tasting – Think Global, Drink Local

Hope you’re all enjoying the fabulous sunshine in Zurich this weekend. If you’ve overdone the sun and want to escape the heat later on, there is a Wine Tasting Event at Restaurant Loewen in Meilen today from 1pm 6pm.  Ahead of the Expovino Wine Tasting in Burkliplatz  on 1st – 15th November (more to follow […]

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