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Staying in Istanbul in Style at the Shangri La Hotel

Filed in Hotels & Restaurants, Travel by on December 27, 2015 0 Comments
Staying in Istanbul in Style at the Shangri La Hotel

Staying in Istanbul in Style at the Shangri La Hotel   The Shangi La Hotel Istanbul is nestled in a tranquil spot along the Bosphorous and many of the rooms have direct views across the river. It’s a 5 star luxury hotel with comfortable rooms. Ours had large windows, a good range of facilities including […]

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Holiday Quiz About Zurich

Filed in Family, Things To Do by on December 26, 2015 2 Comments
Holiday Quiz About Zurich

  Holiday Quiz About Zurich   If you’ve been living in Zurich for a little while, we’re sure you’ve gained some knowledge about the city. Why not put it to good use and see how you score with this little quiz about Zurich? We’ve also included some shots of Zurich too.   Holiday Quiz About […]

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Magic Forest in Lenzerheide – Lenzerheidener Zauberwald

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Magic Forest in Lenzerheide –  Lenzerheidener Zauberwald

  Magic Forest in Lenzerheide – Lenzerheidener Zauberwald   The Magic Forest in Lenzerheide (or Lenzerheidner Zauberwald in German) opened last Friday creating a wonderful Christmas atmosphere in the holiday resort of Lenzerheide. Every day until 28th December 2015 there will be live concerts in the Magic Forest with beautiful lights, a variety of concerts […]

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Swiss Hotel in the Mountains Hotel Paradies Ftan

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Swiss Hotel in the Mountains Hotel Paradies Ftan

Swiss Hotel in the Mountains Hotel Paradies Ftan Hotel Paradies in Ftan is a beautiful, luxurious mountain hideaway. It’s the sort of place you can relax, escape and enjoy nature in a wonderful environment.  The staff are courteous, discreet and go out of their way to help you; nothing it too much for them. Meike Bambach, […]

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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…

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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Five Small Lakes to Visit in Switzerland 

Filed in Music by on September 12, 2012 0 Comments
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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Foundations For Learning in Zurich

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Foundations For Learning in Zurich

Our Guest Blog this week is with Sylvia Leck from the Foundations for Learning  in Zurich. If you have children who are gifted, or who you think might benefit from learning support or if you have concerns in any way about their education do take a look at the article and feel free to contact […]

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Looking for a photography course? Special NewInZurich Offer at ViewFinder!

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Looking for a photography course? Special NewInZurich Offer at ViewFinder!

Looking for a photography course that’s in English with a friendly and helpful company? Look no further than ViewFinder Center for Photography, based in Winterthur a short train ride from Zurich HB. They’ve teamed up with NewInZurich to offer our readers a special promomtional code giving 20% discount off their DSLR 1-2-3 package beginner’s photography […]

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