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Thomas Sabo’s Autumn Winter 2017 Collection & Perfume

Thomas Sabo’s Autumn Winter 2017 Collection & Perfume

. Thomas Sabo’s Autumn Winter 2017 Collection & Perfume   If you’re looking for a present for a friend or even for yourself, the Thomas Sabo store on Bahnhofstrasse in Zurich is always full of ideas and inspiration. They offer beautiful pieces of jewellery at a variety of price points and they are always launching […]

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A Trip to Seewasserwerk Moos with Sodastream

A Trip to Seewasserwerk Moos with Sodastream

. A Trip to Seewasserwerk Moos with Sodastream   The other day I was invited to have a tour of one of Zurich’s water treatment centres, the “Seewasserwerk Moos”. Having recently been to Bodrum in Turkey on a “Sianji Wellbeing Detox Break” where we were encouraged to drink 4 litres of water a day (!!!) […]

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#TheViewZurich at the Hotel Ambassador

#TheViewZurich at the Hotel Ambassador

#TheViewZurich at the Hotel Ambassador and the Hidden Bar   There’s a great new place in Zurich to experience a relaxing drink with views across the city – the Roof Terrace – otherwise known as #TheViewZurich at the Small Luxury Hotel Ambassador à L’Opéra Zurich. You may remember we visited this location for a fondue […]

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Detox and Wellness at the Sianji Wellbeing Resort Bodrum

Detox and Wellness at the Sianji Wellbeing Resort Bodrum

. Detox and Wellness at the Sianji Wellbeing Resort Bodrum   Views across the main pool Fancy a relaxing detox and wellness break without breaking the bank? Well maybe you might like to consider a stay at the Sianji Wellness Resort in Bodrum. A few months ago I entered a photo contest run by Tuerkei […]

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Swiss Traditions – The Children’s Parade for Sechseläuten – the Kinderumzug in Zurich

Swiss Traditions – The Children’s Parade for Sechseläuten – the Kinderumzug in Zurich

Photo © Geoff Pegler Flowers, costumes and sunshine  – the Kinderumzug or Children’s Parade, the prelude to the Parade of Guilds on Monday, took place in Zurich today in full sunshine. Photo © Geoff Pegler The Kinderumzug is the first part of the tradition of Sechseläuten and always takes place on the Sunday afternoon before […]

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Summer in Switzerland – Swiss traditions and festivals

Summer in Switzerland – Swiss traditions and festivals

After the protracted Winter in Zurich this year (and from what I gather the rest of Switzerland, if not Europe too) the sun tried valiantly to shine a little over Zurich today before retreating once again behind clouds and rain. But just in that short glimpse of sunshine my thoughts turned to Summer and I […]

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Guest Blog – Heather Moore, Freelance Copywriter and Translator

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Guest Blog – Heather Moore, Freelance Copywriter and Translator

Read our interview with copywriter & translator Heather Moore, who has lived in Zurich for nearly 5 years, but who still remembers the bewildering first few weeks in Switzerland. She tells us about how she makes the most of her time here.   NiZ – What kind of work do you do as a copywriter […]

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Zurich Marathon 2013 exciting, cold and record-breaking! Geneva Marathon coming soon….

Zurich Marathon 2013 exciting, cold and record-breaking! Geneva Marathon coming soon….

  Winner of 11th Zurich Marathon Tadesse Abraham, Photo © Geoff Pegler This Sunday 7th April the 11th Zurich Marathon and 10km City Run took place and it was one of the coldest on record with temperatures between just 3 and 6 degrees. Well done and congratulations to all who braved the chilly weather and participated. A special congratulations […]

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Top Ten Tallest Buildings in Switzerland

Filed in Switzerland, Things To Do, Travel by on April 3, 2013 1 Comment
Top Ten Tallest Buildings in Switzerland

  The Roche Tower in Basel. Photo courtesy of Roche Top Ten Tallest Buildings in Switzerland After our post about the tallest building in Western Europe, the Shard in London, before it was overtaken by the Lakota centre in Russia, we compared it to the tallest building in Switzerland which was until September 2015, Prime […]

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Swiss Chocolate Show Overview – Interview with Sylvie Douce with Francois Jeantet, Founders of Salon du Chocolat

Swiss Chocolate Show Overview – Interview with Sylvie Douce with Francois Jeantet, Founders of Salon du Chocolat

During our recent visit to the Salon du Chocolat NewInZurich were lucky enough to meet with Sylvie Douce and Francois Jeantet (above), the founders of the first Salon du Chocolat event which started back in 1995 in Paris. Sylvie very kindly took time out from her busy schedule at the Zurich Salon du Chocolat to answer […]

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