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Zurich Theater Spektakel at Landiwiese

Zurich Theater Spektakel at Landiwiese

Updated for 2018 . Zurich Theater Spektakel at Landiwiese     16th August – 2nd September 2018   The Zürcher Theater Spektakel will kick off  its latest season on 16th August and there is a full program of events right up until 2nd September. It was founded back in 1980 as an international festival for […]

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Almond and Coconut Butter

Filed in Food and Drink by on August 8, 2016 0 Comments
Almond and Coconut Butter

. Almond and Coconut Butter   Almond and Coconut Butter is a delicious, totally more-ish spread which tastes divine on bread, toast, rolls – even apple slices. Until recently I’d been bringing the stuff back from a health food shop in England but when I recently ran out I decided to have a go myself […]

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Coffee Tasting at Altitude with Nespresso

Coffee Tasting at Altitude with Nespresso

. Coffee Tasting at Altitude with Nespresso Discovering Your Alter Ego In Zermatt . The other week I was invited by Nespresso to attend three coffee workshops in Zermatt. The intriguing titles of the workshops were “Discover Your Alter Ego”, “Experience Your Sensorial Alter Ego” and “Create Your Personal Alter Ego”. Looking forward to what […]

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Hotel Cervo Zermatt

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Hotel Cervo Zermatt

. Hotel Cervo Zermatt   We visited the Hotel Cervo Zermatt in the Summer as part of a Coffee Workshop event where we were learning about Nespresso’s latest range of decaffeinated Grand Cru coffee capsules. We were met at the railway station by the hotel’s special little transfer car and taken up the steep road […]

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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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Helvetia’s Dream – Time-lapse Video of Swiss Mountains by Alessandro Della Bella

Helvetia’s Dream – Time-lapse Video of Swiss Mountains by Alessandro Della Bella

Have you seen this fabulous time-lapse video of the Swiss landscape and mountains by Alessandro Della Bella?  It was featured in the Tages Anzeiger newspaper last week. Entitled “Helvetia’s Dream” it was taken using time lapse photography and shows Switzerland’s mountains in all their glory from Arosa to Zermatt including the Matternhorn and the Eiger. […]

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