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What’s On In Zurich Late February 2017 Onwards

What’s On In Zurich Late February 2017 Onwards

. What’s On In Zurich Late February 2017 Onwards   The two runner up photos from the Photo Contest by Antonias Danikas and Gioele Albisetti Photo Contest – “Winter in Switzerland”   this is the winning “Winter in Switzerland” photo below!  Congratulations to Deborah Cameron who entered this photo in the recent contest which was judged by […]

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Dawna Mueller’s Summits Exhibition StileVivo Männedorf

Dawna Mueller’s Summits Exhibition StileVivo Männedorf

. Dawna Mueller’s Summits Exhibition StileVivo Männedorf   Mad for Mountains? If so, then head to photographer Dawna Mueller’s stunning new show, “Summits,” on view at StileVivo Gallery in Männedorf until 24th March. The show features 18 black-and-white images of mountain peaks taken in the Swiss Alps and Dolomite mountains over the course of the […]

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Celebrating Fasnacht in Basel Switzerland

Celebrating Fasnacht in Basel Switzerland

   . Celebrating Fasnacht in Basel Switzerland 11th – 13th March 2019 It’s that time of year, with the Christmas festivities over and the January blues behind us, that many town and cities in Switzerland celebrate “Carnival’ or “Fasnacht” prior to the run up to Easter. One of the Top 50 European Festivals Basel Fasnacht […]

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BIG Bang! Reopening of BIG Zurich

Filed in "New In Zurich", Fashion, Women by on February 16, 2017 0 Comments
BIG Bang! Reopening of BIG Zurich

. BIG Bang! Reopening of BIG Zurich   The BIG flagship store in Bahnhofstrasse opened on 16th February 2017 with a BIG Bang! Pink Décor and Flower Power It’s a large, light shop on three floors with brightly coloured collaged pillars and pink staircases. The décor was the inspiration of the Halpern/Halpern design agency with […]

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Atzmännig – Bijou Ski Resort just outside Zurich

Atzmännig – Bijou Ski Resort just outside Zurich

This weekend we visited Atzmännig ski resort for the first time. Having lived in Zurich some time now, and skied widely across the Graubunden resorts, as well as in Hoch Ybrig, Flumserberg and in the French part of Switzerland, I can’t believe it’s taken so long to discover this bijou little resort right on our doorstep! And what […]

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Pure Beauty Spa – New in Zurich New Year, New You?

Pure Beauty Spa – New in Zurich  New Year, New You?

Our latest featured Guest Blog is Georgina Georgiu from Pure Beauty Spa. NewinZurich: Georgina, tell us a little bit about yourself and how new you are to Zurich. Georgina: I moved to Zurich a while ago so strictly speaking I am not ‘New in Zurich’, but the business, Pure Beauty Spa, is! My sister, Alexandra, and I are partners […]

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Living In Zurich – Courses and Workshops for Newcomers

Living In Zurich – Courses and Workshops for Newcomers

Living in Zurich – Courses and Workshops for Newcomers to Zurich When you first arrive in Zurich it’s really helpful to find out as much as possible about the city – how the public transport system works, how to dispose of rubbish correctly, where and what to recycle, what’s on and where. Books such as […]

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New Speeding Laws in Switzerland from 1st January 2013

Filed in Practical, Switzerland, Travel by on January 11, 2013 0 Comments
New Speeding Laws in Switzerland from 1st January 2013

Photo © Ellie Libertine From 1st January 2013 strict new laws came into force against drivers who speed excessively. This follows an initiative by a Swiss pressure group called RoadCross who have been campaigning for some time against speeding on Swiss roads. Speeding Excessively is defined as: driving at 70 km or more in a […]

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Social Media Marketing in Zurich – Ashley Ringger of Set Sails Media

Social Media Marketing in Zurich – Ashley Ringger of Set Sails Media

Some of you missed the recent article we wrote about Ashley Ringger of Set Sails Media, so as it is the beginning of the New Year and some of you have expressed an interest in wanting to learn more about Social Media for your job or for your business,  why not read what Ashley Ringger of Set Sails […]

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Skiing in Flumserberg

Skiing in Flumserberg

  Photo courtesy of Flumserberg.ch Skiing in Flumserberg   From November to March it’s often quite misty and foggy in Zurich, but up above the clouds in the mountains it’s often lovely and sunny. There is even a phrase “unten grau, oben blau” which roughly translates as “grey down below and blue on top” and […]

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