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How to Get Your Swiss Driving Licence

Filed in "New In Zurich", Cars, Family, Practical, Switzerland by on August 12, 2017 0 Comments
How to Get Your Swiss Driving Licence

  How to Get Your Swiss Driving Licence Exchanging Your Driving Licence For A Swiss One Drive for up to 12 Months on Your Home Licence You’ve arrived safely in Switzerland and you’ve got your new car and you want to drive it! The good news is that you can drive on your home driving […]

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Food Zurich 2017 – Eating is What Connects Us

Food Zurich 2017 – Eating is What Connects Us

Food Zurich 2017 – Eating is What Connects Us A Gastronomic Adventure   From 7th to 17th September 2017 Food Zurich will be taking place in Zurich – a gastronomic adventure for all to enjoy! There will be a total of 150 food related events taking place in and around Zurich. From traditional Swiss dishes […]

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What’s On In Zurich Mid August 2017

What’s On In Zurich Mid August 2017

  . What’s On In Zurich Mid August 2017   Street Parade 2017 Saturday 12th August come and experience some of the most diverse electro music vibrating through the streets of Zurich on Satruday 12th of August from 1pm to midnight. Street Parade is a fantastic event to let your hair down and join in the fun […]

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Badenfahrt 2017 Switzerland

Badenfahrt 2017 Switzerland

Badenfahrt 2017 Switzerland 18th – 27th August Badenfahrt Takes Place Every 10 Years The city of Baden is just 20 minutes from Zurich and has long been known as a wellness destination, famous for its thermal springs from which it derives its name. Badenfahrt is a special tradition which is synonymous with fun and festivities […]

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Guest Blog – Heather Moore, Freelance Copywriter and Translator

Filed in Businesses & Services, Career, Guest Blogs by on April 8, 2013 0 Comments
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 0 Comments
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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6 Foods You Really Must Taste When In Zurich

Filed in Chocolate, Food and Drink, Things To Do by on March 26, 2013 1 Comment
6  Foods You Really Must Taste When In Zurich

6 Foods You Really Must Taste When In Zurich If you’ve just arrived in Zurich, you live here, or you’re visiting the city, here are 6 foods you really must taste! 1.Luxemburgerli Looking a bit like a macaroon, but with its distinctive curves, the Luxemburgerli is created out of ground almonds, egg whites and sugar. […]

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Grafik 13 – Swiss Graphic Design Exhibition at Maag Halle

Grafik 13 – Swiss Graphic Design Exhibition at Maag Halle

Did you visit Grafik 13 this weekend?  It started on Friday and finished on Sunday and was an opportunity to celebrate the best of Swiss Graphic Design.  As well as a huge display of arts of work from all over Switzerland, there were also artists creating new ones there and then. One of my favourites […]

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