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Swiss Traditions – Zibelemärit Bern’s Onion Market

Swiss Traditions – Zibelemärit Bern’s Onion Market

. Swiss Traditions – Zibelemärit Bern’s Onion Market   An interesting Swiss tradition is the Zibelemärit or Onion Market which takes place on the fourth Monday in November every year in Bern. The whole of the Bundesplatz is taken over with this celebration and becomes a giant marketplace for onions! In addition lots of the […]

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Wine Tasting at Schloss Sihlberg with Mercure Hotels

Wine Tasting at Schloss Sihlberg with Mercure Hotels

. Wine Tasting at Schloss Sihlberg with Mercure Hotels   The other day we were delighted to be invited to a wine tasting event by Mercure Hotels at Schloss Sihlberg, located at the highest point of the Enge neighbourhood in Zurich. The villa is very grand and at 1750 squares metres is the biggest in […]

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Zurich’s Singing Christmas Tree

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Zurich’s Singing Christmas Tree

Updated for 2018 Zurich’s Singing Christmas Tree Updated for 2018 One of the highlights of Christmas in Zurich must surely be visiting the Singing Christmas Tree. This gigantic Christmas tree is not like any other – it’s set on a podium and filled with smiling, singing faces and you can listen and enjoy their singing as […]

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Joanne Finnegan Artist and Mountain Painter

Joanne Finnegan Artist and Mountain Painter

. Joanne Finnegan Artist and Mountain Painter    Joanne Finnegan moved to Switzerland from the UK in 2007 and it’s during her time here that she has really developed her love of the Swiss Mountains and at the same time emerged as a talented and well respected Swiss Mountain artist. In 2016, she was accepted […]

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Rachel Dale

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Rachel Dale

Our first Guest Blog is from Rachel Dale, a busy mum of three and NewInZurich friend, who has been training for the past 30 weeks for the IronMan Event this Sunday www.ironman.ch Read all about Rachel’s experiences here:        Rachel says: My three boys were singularly unimpressed when I announced I was thinking of doing […]

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