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Day Trip to Europa Park Theme Park from Zurich

Day Trip to Europa Park Theme Park from Zurich

Photo credit Europa-Park . Day Trip to Europa Park Theme Park from Zurich   Photo credit Europa-Park Day Trip to Europa Park Theme Park from Zurich If you love theme parks and exciting rides, one thing that you might feel to be missing from Zurich is the excitement of roller coaster rides. The thrill of […]

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Honold Chocolate Tasting Dinner in Zurich

Honold Chocolate Tasting Dinner in Zurich

. Honold Chocolate Tasting Dinner in Zurich 1st October 2016   Calling all chocolate lovers! Top Zurich Chocolate maker Honold, in conjunction with chocolate Grand Cru couverture company Felchlin will present a culinary journey which includes a tasting, a talk and a chocolate inspired dinner on 1st October. You will learn about the principles of […]

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5 Star Indian Dining Experience at Park Hotel Weggis

5 Star Indian Dining Experience at Park Hotel Weggis

. 5 Star Indian Dining Experience at Park Hotel Weggis   Imagine a 5 star Indian dining experience with a top chef from the luxury Taj Mahal Restaurant in New Delhi. Now imagine that instead of travelling all the way to India you can simply take a trip to the beautiful Hotel Park Weggis instead? […]

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What’s On In Zurich Mid to End September 2016

What’s On In Zurich Mid to End September 2016

What’s On In Zurich Mid to End September 2016   Photo © Carmen Sirboiu ***What’s On In Zurich Mid to End September 2016*** Cow Parades in Switzerland this weekend and over the coming couple of weeks the cows will be coming down the Swiss mountains for the Winter months. Find out about some of the […]

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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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Misty views across the Greifensee towards Bachtel

Filed in Outside Zurich, Zurich in Photos by on November 1, 2012 0 Comments
Misty views across the Greifensee towards Bachtel

After last weekend’s snowfall followed by warmer temperatures and sunshine, the snow is receding on all but the highest points.  Three views this morning through the mist across the Greifensee from Forch showing the remaining snow:

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October Snow in Zurich and Surrounding areas

Filed in Outside Zurich, Snow, Weather, Zurich in Photos by on October 29, 2012 0 Comments
October Snow in Zurich and Surrounding areas

Well the snow certainly didn’t stop on Sunday so today, Monday, was a veritable Winter Wonderland in and around Zurich.  Not only did it serve as a reminder to get your car booked in for the Winter tyre change (if you haven’t already) but as the sun shone and the children built snowmen it really […]

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