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Sechseläuten 2015 and the Burning of the Böögg

Sechseläuten 2015 and the Burning of the Böögg

  Sechseläuten 2015 and the Burning of the Böögg Warm sunshine and cloudless blue skies greeted the Böögg at Sechseläutenplatz yesterday, the third Monday in April, the traditional day for celebrating Sechseläuten. People thronged the streets and the centre of the city was filled with onlookers enjoying the event as well as this sunny warm day. […]

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7 Signs you Know It’s Spring in Switzerland

7 Signs you Know It’s Spring in Switzerland

7 Signs you Know It’s Spring in Switzerland   Spring in Switzerland is possibly the most beautiful season of the year. Not only are the trees abundant with blossom and the fields full of flowers, but particularly in Zurich there are fun celebrations to mark the end of the short Winter days and the beginning […]

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What’s On in Zurich Early April 2015 – Sechseläuten and more!

What’s On in Zurich Early April 2015 – Sechseläuten and more!

Photo © Geoff Pegler What’s On in Zurich Early April 2015 – Sechseläuten and more!   Photo © Geoff Pegler This weekend is a very special weekend in Zurich and on Monday it’s considered a full day or half day holiday by many companies and schools. It’s the time of year when there are parades […]

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G’hacktes mit Hörnli – Swiss Recipe

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G’hacktes mit Hörnli – Swiss Recipe

Have you noticed “G’hacktes mit Hörnli” on the menu at some of your favorite Swiss restaurants in town? We were a little hesitant to try it at first, but we are glad we did! It’s really just a simple meat sauce served with macaroni (hörnli) and apple sauce. The salty meat sauce mixed with the […]

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