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Nespresso Celebrates 25 years of Recycling with Victorinox

Nespresso Celebrates 25 years of Recycling with Victorinox

. Nespresso Celebrates 25 years of Recycling with Victorinox . Did you know that this year Nespresso is celebrating 25 years of recycling in Switzerland? The company recognizes the importance of creating a sustainable future for this planet and is demonstrating its commitment through its recycling schemes and last week we got to view some […]

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Pokémon Go in Switzerland

Filed in "New In Zurich", Children, Things To Do by on July 17, 2016 1 Comment
Pokémon Go in Switzerland

Photo courtesy of Pokémon Go . Pokémon Go in Switzerland     Yes, it’s true! Pokémon Go has officially arrived in Switzerland! The addictive game which you play on your phone and which seems to have captured the imagination of everyone from 9 to 90 is now available in Switzerland. Until it was available here, users […]

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Top Ice Cream Spots in Zurich

Filed in Family, Food and Drink, Restaurants by on July 16, 2016 2 Comments
Top Ice Cream Spots in Zurich

Updated for 2018 . Top Ice Cream Spots in Zurich Incorporating Fro Yo Too! Summer days in Zurich can get really hot as the temperature in the city rises, so what better way to cool off than with a nice scoop of ice cream? Zurich has plenty of great spots to buy ice cream, check out […]

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What’s On in Zurich Mid July 2016 Onwards

What’s On in Zurich Mid July 2016 Onwards

  What’s On in Zurich Mid July 2016 Onwards   It’s not been the sunniest this past week in Zurich (so maybe the Böögg was right after all?) but they are promising fine weather next week so hopefully we can hit the Badis then. Meanwhile here are a few other things to do in Zurich. […]

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Art Exhibition 4th and 5th December – Guillermo Rodriguez – Landscapes of the Soul

Art Exhibition 4th and 5th December – Guillermo Rodriguez – Landscapes of the Soul

The Spanish artist Guillermo Rodriguez is presenting his latest works “Landscapes of the Soul” at a special exhibition in his atelier at Forchstrasse 307 on Tuesday December 4th and Wednesday December 5th from 2pm to 8pm.  Don’t miss the opportunity to talk to this talented artist and view his latest collection.  Guillermo, though born in […]

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Hidden Gems …. the Blausee

Filed in Hotels & Restaurants, Outside Zurich, Travel by on November 21, 2012 0 Comments
Hidden Gems …. the Blausee

Where in the world is this?  This photo was taken on a November day …. but where was it?  Spain, Egypt, the Caribbean? . Hidden Gems …. the Blausee Switzerland   In fact the top photo was taken at Blausee, a beautiful, crystal clear aqua-coloured lake in the Bernese Oberland, not far from Interlaken.  A […]

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Vintage Chocolate Tram Ride in Zurich with Honold

Vintage Chocolate Tram Ride in Zurich with Honold

Every year there is an fabulous treat in store for chocolate lovers all over Zurich as the Honold  Schoggi-Tram wends its way through the streets of Zurich for just 10 wonderful days. Commissioned by Confiserie Honold the tram is a vintage model, beautifully furnished with wooden seats and brass fittings,  and on board you get […]

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Answers to the Zurich Fountain Quiz

Filed in Things To Do by on November 17, 2012 0 Comments
Answers to the Zurich Fountain Quiz

Answers to the Zurich Fountain Quiz Here are the answers to the locations of the 12 selected fountains in Zurich we thought that you might know. Fountain One Fountain Two Fountain Three Fountain Four Fountain Five Fountain Six Fountain Seven Fountain Eight Fountain Nine Fountain 10 Fountain 11 Fountain 12 Information on the fountains of […]

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Die Herzbaracke on Lake Zurich

Die Herzbaracke on Lake Zurich

Have you ever seen the “Herzbaracke” moored up near Bellevue in Zurich and wondered what it is? It’s actually a cross between a house boat and a “floating theatre”, equipped with a restaurant and a stage and all beautifully  decorated in  the style of “la Belle Epoque”. Federico Emanuel Pfaffen and his troupe perform dance […]

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A Winter Weekend Trip to Pizol, Bergün and Surava

Filed in Family, Outside Zurich, Skiing, Snow, Swiss Mountains, Travel by on November 5, 2012 0 Comments
A Winter Weekend Trip to Pizol, Bergün and Surava

Keeping to the theme of mountains and looking forward to the upcoming Winter snow season in Switzerland, how do you fancy a tobogganing trip to Bergün taking in Pizol and Surava? One intrepid family with 3 young girls did just that last Season and here they tell us their experiences.  It sounds like a lot of […]

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