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Kandersteg and Belle Epoque Week

Kandersteg and Belle Epoque Week

  . Kandersteg and Belle Epoque Week 20th – 27th January 2019   Fancy stepping back in time for a week? Why not visit the Swiss town of Kandersteg during what is known as Belle Epoque Week? Under the slogan “Things were better in the old days” the idea of Belle Epoque Week was conceived in […]

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The Hotel Storchen Zurich Gets a Refit in 6.5 Weeks!

The Hotel Storchen Zurich Gets a Refit in 6.5 Weeks!

. The Hotel Storchen Zurich Gets a Refit in 6.5 Weeks! #FollowTheStorchen Hollywood created a film called 9 1/2 Weeks but at the Hotel Storchen they’re going for 6 1/2 weeks for their latest project! One of Zurich’s most popular hotels, the Storchen closed on 3rd January and will be emerging beautifully refurbished on 20th […]

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Skiing in Grindelwald in the Jungfrau Ski Region of Switzerland

Skiing in Grindelwald in the Jungfrau Ski Region of Switzerland

. Skiing in Grindelwald in the Jungfrau Ski Region of Switzerland #Skipassgeschenkt   Grindelwald is an idyllic location for a ski holiday, set in the Jungfrau Ski Region of Switzerland. We stayed there for two nights soon after New Year and had a great time skiing and exploring. We had been invited to try out […]

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What’s On in Zurich Beginning of January 2017

What’s On in Zurich Beginning of January 2017

. What’s On in Zurich Beginning of January 2017   Zurich is finally looking like it’s having a Swiss Winter with snow on the ground and we hope you’re enjoying the novelty! There’s lots on in the city so take a look here for some inspiration. Dreikönigstag Switzerland 6th January 6th January in Switzerland is […]

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Hungry? 3D Pizza at Zurich Hauptbahnhof

Hungry? 3D Pizza at Zurich Hauptbahnhof

When you walk though Zurich main station on Friday 12th October do check out the chalk drawing of Switzerland’s first 3D pizza.  It is situated not far from the “Oktoberfest” area and was drawn by British artist Julian Beever. You do have to look at it from the right angle though, to get the 3D […]

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Brockie Houses in Switzerland – Trash or Treasure?

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Brockie Houses in Switzerland – Trash or Treasure?

Whether you’ve just arrived in Switzerland or you’re just leaving for pastures new, the “Brockie” or Brokenhaus can be a great help in both situations. It can be a source of inspiration and affordable furniture if you’ve just arrived and  don’t want to have your house looking like a design set from Ikea but on […]

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Zurich Film Festival Awards 2012 – Tom Tykwer, Heather Graham and more…

Filed in Film, Things To Do, Zurich in Photos by on September 29, 2012 0 Comments
Zurich Film Festival Awards 2012 – Tom Tykwer, Heather Graham and more…

On Saturday night the Opera House was looking rather splendid as it was illuminated by coloured lights ready for the 8th Zurich Film Festival Awards ceremony. The green carpet was in place and the Zurich Film Festival directors Nadja Schildknecht, beautifully attired in an oyster full length dress, together with a very elegant Karl Spoerri, prepared […]

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Time Lapse Video of Zurich

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Time Lapse Video of Zurich

If you haven’t yet seen this time lapse video that was talked about in the NZZ newspaper this Summer then do take a look: Video courtesy of niggli.com For information on what’s happening in Zurich this weekend please scroll down the Home page.

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More Cow Parades down the Mountains in Switzerland

More Cow Parades down the Mountains in Switzerland

If you haven’t made it to the mountains to watch one of the “Aplabfahrt” or “Alpabzug” where the cows come down the mountains and parade through the streets after spending the Summer months on the higher pastures it’s still not too late. “Colourful headgear – what all well dressed cows are wearing this time of […]

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The Zurich Opera House Open Day in pictures

The Zurich Opera House Open Day in pictures

Did you visit Zurich Opera House’s Open Day last Saturday? If you did you had the opportunity not only to see special performances and taster sessions, but also to listen to chamber music in the “Room of Mirrors” to check out the views from different seats in the theatre, to look behind the scenes and […]

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