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Faye Koehler of Wiine.me Talks about Swiss Wine

Faye Koehler of Wiine.me Talks about Swiss Wine

Faye Koehler of Wiine.me Talks about Swiss Wine     In the past, Swiss wine has had a tainted reputation on the global stage. Even the great Winston Churchill allegedly spat out his wine during a speech in Zurich in 1946. The history of Swiss wine has been one of acidity, is what the wine […]

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What’s On in Zurich Mid August 2015 Onwards

What’s On in Zurich Mid August 2015 Onwards

What’s On in Zurich Mid August 2015 Onwards     After weeks of high temperatures and sunny days it looks like there is a cooler spell ahead. Take a look below to see some of the events and activities that are in store in Zurich in the coming weeks. Winterthur Musikfestwochen till 23rd August why […]

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Zurich Openair 2015 – Great Music and Cashless Payment

Zurich Openair 2015 – Great Music and Cashless Payment

ZURICH OPENAIR 2015 will be taking place from 26th to 29th August this year. As well as a great line up of musicians and bands, the event will also be launching a new “cashless” system of payment for festival goers. The Libertines will be there along with Fatboy Slim, Seed, Alt J, the Kooks, Kasabian, […]

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51st Limmat Swim Postponed till 22nd August 2015

51st Limmat Swim Postponed till 22nd August 2015

    51st Limmat Swim Postponed till 22nd August 2015   It’s hard to believe that after weeks of scorching hot weather and barely a cloudy day, on the original date set for the Zurich Limmat Swim the forecast was for cloud and rain showers 🙁  However,  it has now been confirmed that the reserve […]

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Viadukt Event Friday 7th September Food, Music, Entertainment and more

Viadukt Event Friday 7th September Food, Music, Entertainment and more

If you haven’t yet visited the Viadukt in Kreis 5 in West Zurich, then Friday 7th September would be a great time to go!  They are having a special day and night of events and entertainment when they will stay open late till 2am. 64 shops, restaurants, and bars will be opening their doors on […]

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100 Years of Forchbahn Celebrations 1st & 2nd Sept – Aunty Frieda, “pig racing” and more!

100 Years of Forchbahn Celebrations 1st & 2nd Sept – Aunty Frieda, “pig racing” and more!

The Forchbahn, the S18 service from Stadelhofen to Esslingen is celebrating 100 years of service and there will be celebrations at Esslingen station this Saturday, 1 September followed by light refreshments. All railway enthusiasts are welcome! There will be a procession of various railway wagons in unusual combinations along the route from Forch to Esslingen – so if […]

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Art Workshops in English near Zurich

Filed in Things To Do by on August 26, 2012 0 Comments
Art Workshops in English near Zurich

Fancy trying your hand at painting? Be inspired! The art studio in Egg is opening on September 3rd. New this season: – experienced artist, printmaker and teacher, Paula Henihan, is joining Bridget Wilkin to teach new classes: – Saturday morning classes for children 6 – 8 and 8 – 12 – fantastic half-term holiday portfolio class […]

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Vintage Tram Photos & 100 Years of the Forchbahn

Vintage Tram Photos & 100 Years of the Forchbahn

If you missed yesterday’s VHF Vintage Tram Open Day there is another Open Day along the route from the Tram Museum in Burgwies to Esslingen on 29th September. Forchbahn Also, this year the Forchbahn celebrates 100 years of service so there will be festivities to celebrate this milestone with a big party at Forch Station […]

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Vintage Travel by Tram

Filed in Exhibitions and Events, Things To Do, Travel by on August 25, 2012 0 Comments
Vintage Travel by Tram

Did you know that the “VHF”, the Society responsible for historic Forchbahn trams, run monthly public journeys in vintage trams along the “Route 21” line, a variant of the Forchbahn route, from the Tram Museum in Burgwies to Esslingen?  Today, Saturday August 25th is one of those days when the vintage trams will be out and […]

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Tours of Zurich by Stadt Zurich

Filed in Arts and Entertainment by on August 23, 2012 0 Comments
Tours of Zurich by Stadt Zurich

Did you know that every few weeks Stadt Zurich run tours (in German) of specific areas of interest in Zurich. Last week they gave a tour of the old town of Zurich. Logically enough, we started at the Lindenhof, the oldest settlement in Zurich where we were able to admire the panoramic views across the Limmat and the […]

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