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“Off the Cuff” with Rose Nassif Travers

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“Off the Cuff” with Rose Nassif Travers

  “Off the Cuff” with Rose Nassif Travers     In this conversation we talk to Rose Nassif Travers, the founder of The Boston School, talking about her inspirations and joy in bringing English to local adult students.   What inspired you to create The Boston School? The most fundamental source of inspiration came from […]

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The Heaviest Pumpkins in Switzerland Contest

The Heaviest Pumpkins in Switzerland Contest

Swiss Pumpkin Contest 4th October On Sunday 4th October the championships for the heaviest pumpkin in Switzerland took place at the Bächlihof Jucker Farm in Jona. It was a beautiful sunny day and the giant pumpkins were on display for all to see. Beni Meier the Swiss Champion for the past 5 years won again […]

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The Glittering Awards of the Zurich Film Festival 2015

The Glittering Awards of the Zurich Film Festival 2015

The Glittering Awards of the Zurich Film Festival 2015 On Saturday 3rd October the awards ceremony for the 11th Zurich Film Festival took place at the Opera House in Zurich. The building was bathed in purple light and the green carpet was awash with sparkle and glamour as the actors, directors and guests donned their […]

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Some Photo Highlights of Zurich Film Festival 2015

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Some Photo Highlights of Zurich Film Festival 2015

Some Photo Highlights of Zurich Film Festival 2015 Zurich Film Festival 2015 opened with a bang with Stephen Fry, Jeremy Irons and Dev Patel. For the past 11 years, the Zurich Film Festival has been an Autumn events highlight, truly placing the glimmering city on the worldwide stage. As the festival continues to grow in size […]

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Seen Helen Hunt at the Zurich Film Festival? Will you catch Richard Gere in Zurich today?

Seen Helen Hunt at the Zurich Film Festival? Will you catch Richard Gere in Zurich today?

Photo © CAST ZHdK Did you see Helen Hunt in Zurich on Friday? Helen Hunt was the first female recipient of the “Golden Eye” Award at this year’s Zurich Film Festival on Friday before the Festival’s screening of her new film “The Sessions” at the film’s European premiere. Today, Richard Gere will be receiving the […]

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Juice Guide Zurich – Where to Find the Best Juices

Filed in Food and Drink, Switzerland, Things To Do by on September 21, 2012 0 Comments
Juice Guide Zurich –  Where to Find the Best Juices

  . Juice Guide Zurich – Where to Find the Best Juices   . Juicing it Up In Zurich   There’s an explosion of juice and smoothie places in Zurich – but where to go to get the best juices? Ever since we went on a juice detox at the Sianji Wellbeing Resort in Bodrum, […]

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Zurich Opera House’s Open Day Sat 22nd September – free entry for all

Zurich Opera House’s Open Day Sat 22nd September – free entry for all

Have you visited the Opera House in Zurich? If not, this Saturday you have the opportunity to explore both the public areas and “behind the scenes” as the Opernhaus invites you all to an “open Day”. From 1O.OO-21.OO the Opera House is yours to explore. There will be special events (with tickets available at the […]

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

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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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Five Small Lakes to Visit in Switzerland 

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Five Small Lakes to Visit in Switzerland 

Five Small Lakes to Visit in Switzerland  Whether you are looking for a place to go swimming in the summer or hiking in the autumn and spring, there are plenty of small lakes for every activity. Greifensee Situated to the east of Zurich in the Glatt Valley, the Greifensee is a smaller, quieter lake for […]

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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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