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Wine Tasting at Schloss Sihlberg with Mercure Hotels

Wine Tasting at Schloss Sihlberg with Mercure Hotels

. Wine Tasting at Schloss Sihlberg with Mercure Hotels   The other day we were delighted to be invited to a wine tasting event by Mercure Hotels at Schloss Sihlberg, located at the highest point of the Enge neighbourhood in Zurich. The villa is very grand and at 1750 squares metres is the biggest in […]

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Zurich’s Singing Christmas Tree

Filed in Christmas, Exhibitions and Events, Family, Free by on November 28, 2016 0 Comments
Zurich’s Singing Christmas Tree

Updated for 2018 Zurich’s Singing Christmas Tree Updated for 2018 One of the highlights of Christmas in Zurich must surely be visiting the Singing Christmas Tree. This gigantic Christmas tree is not like any other – it’s set on a podium and filled with smiling, singing faces and you can listen and enjoy their singing as […]

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Joanne Finnegan Artist and Mountain Painter

Joanne Finnegan Artist and Mountain Painter

. Joanne Finnegan Artist and Mountain Painter    Joanne Finnegan moved to Switzerland from the UK in 2007 and it’s during her time here that she has really developed her love of the Swiss Mountains and at the same time emerged as a talented and well respected Swiss Mountain artist. In 2016, she was accepted […]

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Whisky Tasting and The Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge

Filed in Exhibitions and Events, Food and Drink, Men, Whisky by on November 26, 2016 0 Comments
Whisky Tasting and The Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge

. Whisky Tasting and The Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge . The Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge is known for being one of the toughest races in history and has been since 1997. The other day we were invited to the Zurich Rowing Club on Lake Zurich to try out some Talisker whisky and to meet with […]

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Hierapolis-Pamukkale UNESCO World Heritage Site

Filed in Family, Things To Do by on January 4, 2013 0 Comments
Hierapolis-Pamukkale UNESCO World Heritage Site

Hierapolis-Pamukkale UNESCO World Heritage Site On my numerous trips to Turkey over the past few years I’ve made several attempts to see the UNECO World Heritage Site of Pamukkale – but each time, due to one reason or another, I’ve never managed it until finally this time! Pamukkale is a town in western Turkey is […]

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Auto Vignette for Motorway Driving in Switzerland

Filed in Cars, Practical, Travel by on January 3, 2013 0 Comments
Auto Vignette for Motorway Driving in Switzerland

Auto Vignette for Motorway Driving in Switzerland New Year = New Auto Vignette for Motorway Driving In Switzerland every January you need to make sure you have a new Auto Vignette for your car if you plan driving on the motorways in Switzerland. When To Display Your Swiss Auto Vignette You have until the end […]

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New Year Fireworks in Zurich – New Year Magic in Zurich!

New Year Fireworks in Zurich – New Year Magic in Zurich!

            Anything planned for New Year’s Eve in Zurich? In case you didn’t know there is an amazing firework display taking place in town on December 31st which started back in 1988 as a small New Year’s Eve party on Zurich’s Gemüsebrücke and which has now evolved into an annual […]

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NewInZurich Guide to Shopping in Zurich After Christmas and over New Year

Filed in Christmas, Family, Fashion, Practical, Shopping, Women by on December 26, 2012 0 Comments
NewInZurich Guide to Shopping in Zurich After Christmas and over New Year

NewInZurich Guide to Christmas and New Year Shopping in Zurich 2018/19 26th December or Boxing Day is known as St Stephen’s Day or “Stephantag” here in Zurich! Hope you’re all enjoying the holidays.  In case you were hoping to join stampedes of shoppers rushing to the shops to buy stuff in the sales as in other […]

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Sports Awards 2012 – Roger Federer and Nicola Spirig In Zurich & Bradley Wiggins in London

Filed in Exhibitions and Events, Sports by on December 17, 2012 0 Comments
Sports Awards 2012 – Roger Federer and Nicola Spirig In Zurich & Bradley Wiggins in London

Congratulations to Roger Federer, Wimbledon champion, Olympic Silver medal winner and former tennis World Number One, who was crowned best Swiss Athlete of 2012 when he was awarded 44 percent of the votes in the final round of the Credit Suisse Sports Awards. In fact Roger also won this prize back in 2003, 2004, 2006 […]

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Conelli Circus, Salto Natale Circus and the “Swiss Christmas” Show in Zurich

Filed in Arts and Entertainment, Christmas, Family by on December 12, 2012 0 Comments
Conelli Circus, Salto Natale Circus and the “Swiss Christmas” Show in Zurich

If you’re looking for a show or some traditional festive entertainment in Zurich over the Christmas period there are a couple of traditional circuses on offer, for example the Conelli Circus rand Salto Natale Circus running all through the Christmas season and there is also the “Swiss Christmas“ show which  takes place in a great big white tent close […]

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