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The Line Up for Art On Ice 2017

The Line Up for Art On Ice 2017

Photo Credit Tim Fielding . The Line Up for Art On Ice 2017   Zurich 2nd – 5th February 2017   Art On Ice 2017 will be touring Switzerland in 2017 and from the 2nd – 5th February it will be taking place at the Hallenstadion in Zurich. It’s a real highlight in the Swiss event […]

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Salad with Rocket, Parmigiano Reggiano and Pear

Filed in Exhibitions and Events, Food and Drink by on November 13, 2016 0 Comments
Salad with Rocket, Parmigiano Reggiano and Pear

Photo credit Cookinesi Salad with Rocket, Parmigiano Reggiano and Pear This is a very easy recipe indeed (but which tastes delious!) which we made at a cookery workshop with Zoe Torinesi in Zurich. Find out more and see some photos here. Ingredients Lettuce rocket Pears Parmigiano Reggiano Balsamic cream olive oil cress Salt, coarse-grained black […]

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The GreenLamp Solar Suitcase Project

The GreenLamp Solar Suitcase Project

. The GreenLamp Solar Suitcase Project   It is truly astonishing how a relatively simple, compact piece of technology can make a huge difference to the lives of ordinary people. This is, literally, the case with the GreenLamp Solar Suitcase project. The GreenLamp Charity and action group is based here in Zurich and operates for […]

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What’s On in Zurich Mid November 2016 Onwards

What’s On in Zurich Mid November 2016 Onwards

. What’s On in Zurich Mid November 2016 Onwards   Richterswil Turnip Procession Saturday 12th November don’t miss the special turnip festival and procession in Richterswil on lake Zurich. See all the details here.  Atelier Days in Erlenbach 10th & 11th November another design event in Erlenbach this time on 10th & 11th November. Featuring […]

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Seen Helen Hunt at the Zurich Film Festival? Will you catch Richard Gere in Zurich today?

Seen Helen Hunt at the Zurich Film Festival? Will you catch Richard Gere in Zurich today?

Photo © CAST ZHdK Did you see Helen Hunt in Zurich on Friday? Helen Hunt was the first female recipient of the “Golden Eye” Award at this year’s Zurich Film Festival on Friday before the Festival’s screening of her new film “The Sessions” at the film’s European premiere. Today, Richard Gere will be receiving the […]

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Juice Guide Zurich – Where to Find the Best Juices

Filed in Food and Drink, Switzerland, Things To Do by on September 21, 2012 0 Comments
Juice Guide Zurich –  Where to Find the Best Juices

  . Juice Guide Zurich – Where to Find the Best Juices   . Juicing it Up In Zurich   There’s an explosion of juice and smoothie places in Zurich – but where to go to get the best juices? Ever since we went on a juice detox at the Sianji Wellbeing Resort in Bodrum, […]

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Alpabzug – Cows Descending the Mountain in Elm, Engelberg, Flumserberg, Brigels, Urnasch…

Filed in Children, Swiss Festivals, Travel by on September 13, 2012 5 Comments
Alpabzug – Cows Descending the Mountain in Elm, Engelberg, Flumserberg, Brigels, Urnasch…

Fancy going to watch an Alpabzug or Alpine procession with all the cows coming down the mountains? It’s around this time of year that the cows make their way down the mountains having spent the Summer months up on the Alpine pastures. The villagers get ready to greet them by dressing in traditional costumes and […]

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Five Small Lakes to Visit in Switzerland 

Filed in Music by on September 12, 2012 0 Comments
Five Small Lakes to Visit in Switzerland 

Five Small Lakes to Visit in Switzerland  Whether you are looking for a place to go swimming in the summer or hiking in the autumn and spring, there are plenty of small lakes for every activity. Greifensee Situated to the east of Zurich in the Glatt Valley, the Greifensee is a smaller, quieter lake for […]

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Looking for a photography course? Special NewInZurich Offer at ViewFinder!

Filed in Special Offers, Things To Do by on September 5, 2012 0 Comments
Looking for a photography course? Special NewInZurich Offer at ViewFinder!

Looking for a photography course that’s in English with a friendly and helpful company? Look no further than ViewFinder Center for Photography, based in Winterthur a short train ride from Zurich HB. They’ve teamed up with NewInZurich to offer our readers a special promomtional code giving 20% discount off their DSLR 1-2-3 package beginner’s photography […]

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Forchbahn 100 Years Celebration in Pictures

Forchbahn 100 Years Celebration in Pictures

Well if you didn’t manage to make it to the Forchbahn 100 years celebrations here are some photos of what you missed!  There were free rides on Forchbahn carriages of all eras, a “Christening ceremony for a Forchbahn”, pig racing (N.B. the photo just shows the exhausted piglets catching up on some sleep after the […]

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