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Zuri-Sizing: Making the most of a Bonbon-sized Zurich Apartment

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Zuri-Sizing: Making the most of a Bonbon-sized Zurich Apartment

  Zuri-Sizing: Making the most of a Bonbon-sized Zurich Apartment   The sight is familiar to any ex-pat landing in a new place: towers of boxes and padded furniture surrounded by sterile white walls and bare sockets. At first, a new space can hardly look habitable, much less like “home.” Many newly arrived in Zurich […]

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Art On Ice 2016 Jessie J, The Jacksons and James Gruntz

Art On Ice 2016  Jessie J, The Jacksons and James Gruntz

Photo of Art on Ice 2015 © Art On Ice Art On Ice 2016 Jessie J, The Jacksons and James Gruntz   Tatiana Volosozhar & Maxim Trankov Photo © Geoff Pegler Last year Art On Ice celebrated its fabulous 20 year anniversary. To make the occasion they had Nelly Furtado, Tom Odell and Marc Sway […]

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Heiliger BIMBAM Christmas Market 2015

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Heiliger BIMBAM Christmas Market 2015

There are lots of Christmas Markets on in Zurich (see the list here) but one of our favourites is the Heiliger BIMBAM pop up Christmas Market. This year it’s taking place on 5th and 6th December from 1pm at the PLAZA Badenerstrasse 109, 8004 Zurich. There will be around 40 different stalls selling a variety […]

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A Conversation with British Film Director Mike Leigh

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A Conversation with British Film Director Mike Leigh

A Conversation with British Film Director Mike Leigh Characterisation and Compassion in Film   Mike Leigh the British film director was in Zurich to receive the “A Tribute to…” Golden Eye award for the Zurich Film Festival when Caitlin Krause and Christina Fryer met with him on behalf of NewInZurich. See below the conversation that they […]

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LUMAS Zurich – Night Lights Exhibition

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LUMAS Zurich – Night Lights Exhibition

Photo: ©Sandra Rauch, www.lumas.ch If you enjoy photography this is one not to miss! From 19th October to the 4th November, LUMAS Zürich is hosting an exhibition featuring photography that highlights the mysterious interplay of darkness and light in the most dazzling cities of the world. The normal daytime city streets and architecture become exciting and […]

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Hungry? 3D Pizza at Zurich Hauptbahnhof

Hungry? 3D Pizza at Zurich Hauptbahnhof

When you walk though Zurich main station on Friday 12th October do check out the chalk drawing of Switzerland’s first 3D pizza.  It is situated not far from the “Oktoberfest” area and was drawn by British artist Julian Beever. You do have to look at it from the right angle though, to get the 3D […]

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A Boat Trip to The Brissago Islands Ticino

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A Boat Trip to The Brissago Islands Ticino

A Boat Trip to The Brissago Islands Ticino   One of the most beautiful places to visit whilst visiting Ticino is without doubt the beautiful Brissago Islands. Located in Lake Maggiore which borders both Switzerland and Italy, these two islands are individually named Isola Piccola or St. Apollinaire and Isola Grande or St. Pancrazio. The small […]

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Brockie Houses in Switzerland – Trash or Treasure?

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Brockie Houses in Switzerland – Trash or Treasure?

Whether you’ve just arrived in Switzerland or you’re just leaving for pastures new, the “Brockie” or Brokenhaus can be a great help in both situations. It can be a source of inspiration and affordable furniture if you’ve just arrived and  don’t want to have your house looking like a design set from Ikea but on […]

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British art at the Kunsthalle & Zurich Art at Helmhaus

British art at the Kunsthalle & Zurich Art at Helmhaus

With the International Art Festival starting in Zurich next Friday and the art theme in mind, you might be interested to know that British artist Helen Marten has an exhibition at the Kunshthalle Zurich entitled “Almost the Exact Shape of Florida” which runs until the 4th November. Marten has created a group of works interweaving diverse […]

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Zurich Film Festival Awards 2012 – Tom Tykwer, Heather Graham and more…

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Zurich Film Festival Awards 2012 – Tom Tykwer, Heather Graham and more…

On Saturday night the Opera House was looking rather splendid as it was illuminated by coloured lights ready for the 8th Zurich Film Festival Awards ceremony. The green carpet was in place and the Zurich Film Festival directors Nadja Schildknecht, beautifully attired in an oyster full length dress, together with a very elegant Karl Spoerri, prepared […]

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