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The Ruinart Ice Bar at the Grand Hotel Zermatterhof

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The Ruinart Ice Bar at the Grand Hotel Zermatterhof

  The Ruinart Ice Bar at the Grand Hotel Zermatterhof     Zermatt Zermatt is a wonderful destination in Switzerland and not just because it is home to the iconic Matterhorn. The mountain resort renowned for its skiing, climbing and hiking is located in southern Switzerland in the Canton of Valais. The town is car free […]

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Dinner at the Wirtschaft zur Kittenmühle Herrliberg

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Dinner at the Wirtschaft zur Kittenmühle Herrliberg

. Dinner at the Wirtschaft zur Kittenmühle Herrliberg Photos above courtesy of Wirtshaft zur Kittenmühle If you’re looking for a traditional Swiss cosy, country restaurant this one has to fit the bill. Especially if you visit in Winter when it looks a bit like a fairy dell with lights glowing, fire pits burning and a […]

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Slow Age Day Cream by Vichy – A Review

Filed in Beauty, Health and Fitness, Wellness, Women by on December 27, 2016 0 Comments
Slow Age Day Cream by Vichy – A Review

. Slow Age Day Cream by Vichy A Review   Coolbrandz were running a campaign for Vichy recently and asked me if I would like to test out Vichy’s latest day cream called Slow Âge. Billed as an anti-aging cream to fight wrinkles I thought why not? Active Ingredients According to the information Slow Âge […]

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What’s On In Zurich End of 2016 Early 2017

What’s On In Zurich End of 2016 Early 2017

. What’s On In Zurich End of 2016 Early 2017     There’s still no snow in Zurich but here’s wishing you all a fabulous festive season and a brilliant New Year, wherever you are! If you’re in Zurich there’s plenty to keep you busy so do have fun! All the shops are closed in […]

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Vintage Chocolate Tram Ride in Zurich with Honold

Vintage Chocolate Tram Ride in Zurich with Honold

Every year there is an fabulous treat in store for chocolate lovers all over Zurich as the Honold  Schoggi-Tram wends its way through the streets of Zurich for just 10 wonderful days. Commissioned by Confiserie Honold the tram is a vintage model, beautifully furnished with wooden seats and brass fittings,  and on board you get […]

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Answers to the Zurich Fountain Quiz

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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

Die Herzbaracke on Lake Zurich A Floating Theatre in 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 […]

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A Winter Weekend Trip to Pizol, Bergün and Surava

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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

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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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