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What’s On In Zurich End of April Early May 2017

What’s On In Zurich End of April Early May 2017

What’s On In Zurich End of April Early May 2017   As we move on into May from April here’s hoping there will be less snow and more sunshine! In any case there’s plenty on. Take a look here for some ideas: Sechselaeuten and the Burning of the Böögg Monday first of all if you […]

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Unfamiliar Familiarities Outside Views on Switzerland

Unfamiliar Familiarities Outside Views on Switzerland

 Photo © Alinka Echeverría Unfamiliar Familiarities Outside Views on Switzerland Photo Exhibition till 7th May at the Fotostiftung Schweiz Winterthur Zurich has so many great museums and exhibitions it’s easy to forget that there are some great ones just a short distance away. For example the Fotostiftung Schweiz in Winterthur which is only 20 minutes […]

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Visit Kiev – Home of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017

Visit Kiev – Home of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017

. Visit Kiev – Home of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017     Kiev Hosts Eurovision Contest 2017 Whether you love it or loathe it the Eurovision Song Contest is a calendar fixture which takes place somewhere in Europe every Spring. Over the past few years we’ve seen the contest take place in Sweden, Austria, […]

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Carona – a Hidden Gem in the Ticino

Carona – a Hidden Gem in the Ticino

 . Carona – a Hidden Gem in the Ticino   If you love the sun and the warm Mediterranean vibes of Ticino, chances are that you’ve already visited Lugano, Locarno or Ascona. However, there are many more beautiful destinations in the Ticino area which are just waiting to be discovered. With the new Gotthard Tunnel […]

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What’s On in Zurich Mid January 2017 Onwards

What’s On in Zurich Mid January 2017 Onwards

. What’s On in Zurich Mid January 2017 Onwards   Silvesterkläuse Celebrations in Appenzell – 13th January  13th January is one of the two dates (the other date was 31st December) for the New Year Silvesterkläuse processions in Appenzell. If you missed the celebrations take a look at our photos by Geoff Pegler here Alberto Giacometti […]

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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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The Appenzell Silvesterkläuse Celebrations Urnäsch

The Appenzell Silvesterkläuse Celebrations Urnäsch

. The Appenzell Silvesterkläuse Celebrations Urnäsch   If you were to visit the town of Urnäsch or one of the neighbouring villages in Appenzell during their Silvesterkläuse celebrations you might be wondering what you had stumbled into! The Silvesterkläuse event takes place on 2 separate days – 31st December and 13th January, and consists of […]

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Happy New Year Zurich 2017

Happy New Year Zurich 2017

. Happy New Year Zurich 2017   It was a foggy end to 2016 but despite the cloud photographer Geoff Pegler managed to get some great atmospheric shots of Zurich as the New Year was rung in and the fireworks started in the city at 20 minutes after midnight. We’d like you wish each and […]

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What’s On In Zurich New Year and Early Jan 2017

What’s On In Zurich New Year and Early Jan 2017

. What’s On In Zurich New Year and Early Jan 2017   New Year Photos by Geoff Pegler New Year Fireworks in Zurich 31st December 2016 – 1st January 2017 if you’re wondering what to do in Zurich for New Year there is always one great big party – the Silvesterzauber – the New Year […]

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