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Valentine’s Day Presents Zurich

Filed in Chocolate, Swiss Festivals by on February 11, 2016 0 Comments
Valentine’s Day Presents Zurich

    Valentine’s Day Presents Zurich *** Updated for February 2018 ***   Still haven’t found “the present” to buy for Valentine’s Day? If so, don’t panic! Here are a few ideas: The Two C’s – Chocolate & Champagne Traditional Valentine’s Day fare, you can’t go wrong with Chocolate or Champagne – as long, of course […]

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Great Fashion at Mode Suisse Edition 9 Zurich

Filed in Fashion by on February 10, 2016 0 Comments
Great Fashion at Mode Suisse Edition 9 Zurich

Great Fashion at Mode Suisse Edition 9 Zurich   Photo © Geoff Pegler On Monday evening the Migros Museum for Gegenwartskunst in Zurich was packed to the rafters as everyone awaited the unveiling of the Edition 9 of the Mode Suisse fashion show. IAHAI Photo © Geoff Pegler The Swiss designers showing their collections were […]

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Network Sculpture at Park Hyatt Zurich by Martina Vontobel

Network Sculpture at Park Hyatt Zurich by Martina Vontobel

   Photo © Michael Egloff Network Sculpture at Park Hyatt Zurich by Martina Vontobel There’s a new sculpture at the Park Hyatt Hotel in Zurich and last week there was a Vernissage to celebrate it’s arrival. The sculpture is entitled “Network” and it is the work of artist Martina Vontobel. Martina was present at the […]

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Tasting Glenmorangie Milsean at the Widder Hotel Zurich

Tasting Glenmorangie Milsean at the Widder Hotel Zurich

Tasting Glenmorangie Milsean at the Widder Hotel Zurich   Tasting Glenmorangie New Private Edition at the Widder Zurich Every year since 2010, Glenmorangie releases a rare single malt edition and this year the new 2016 Private Edition is called Glenmorangie Milsean. We were lucky enough to be one of the first to try this great […]

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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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Champéry – Mountain Biking, Hiking and Lots more

Filed in Sports, Travel by on August 21, 2012 0 Comments
Champéry – Mountain Biking, Hiking and Lots more

Champéry – Mountain Biking, Hiking and Lots more Planning a late Summer break or a weekend away?  Or how about half-term break not too far away? Champéry in Switzerland truly is a hidden gem. It’s a great location for hiking, mountain biking or just chilling whilst you take in the beautiful scenery. Situated in the […]

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House of Switzerland in London

Filed in Exhibitions and Events by on August 7, 2012 0 Comments
House of Switzerland in London

If you’re over in London for the Olympics don’t forget to visit the House of Switzerland 2012 at Glaziers Hall near London Bridge for little taste of Switzerland. Activities, information and fun as well as a restaurant and lots more. Next door there is also a pop-up restaurant, known as the “Bernese Chalet offering typical […]

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Tripadvisor’s Top 25 Hotels Switzerland 2017

Filed in Hotels & Restaurants, Luxury, Switzerland, Travel by on August 3, 2012 0 Comments
Tripadvisor’s Top 25 Hotels Switzerland 2017

. Tripadvisor’s Top 25 Hotels Switzerland 2017   Travellers’ Choice Awards   Tripadvisor has recently announced its Travellers’ Choice Awards for 2017 listing its 25 top hotels in Switzerland. The Alpina Gstaad took the Number 1  spot for ‘Luxury Hotel’ and ‘Top Hotel’ in Switzerland! Find out which other Swiss hotels made it into the […]

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Tornedo on Lake Zurich

Filed in Weather by on July 24, 2012 0 Comments
Tornedo on Lake Zurich

Did you see the amazing mini tornedo on the lake in Zurich yesterday afternoon? Together with the hail storm it made for a rather different Summer afternoon

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