Swiss Traditions

Flying High in Chaplin’s World Balloon at Chateau d’Oex

Flying High in Chaplin’s World Balloon at Chateau d’Oex

. Flying High in Chaplin’s World Balloon at Chateau d’Oex Chaplin’s World is a fabulous attraction located on the outskirts of Vevey in Switzerland. Celebrating the life of the famous actor, musician and all round hero of the stage and screen, Charlie Chaplin, the museum is a must-visit attraction and suitable for old and young […]

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What’s On In Zurich Mid To Late January 2018

What’s On In Zurich Mid To Late January 2018

. What’s On In Zurich Mid To Late January 2018   MONTREUX JAZZ FESTIVAL SWISS NATONAL MUSEUM FROM 19th JAN: there is a new exhibition at the Swiss National Museum from 19th January. Offering a real glimpse behind the scenes with lots of memorabilia, costumes, guitars, vintage posters as well as a selection of film […]

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What’s On In Zurich Early January 2018 Onwards

What’s On In Zurich Early January 2018 Onwards

What’s On In Zurich Early January 2018 Onwards   Wishing you all a fabulous New Year! It’s been pretty wet and windy in Zurich the past week or so but let’s hope the sun will be back soon. In any case here are some suggestions for things to do in Zurich and places to go, come […]

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What’s On in Zurich End of November 2017

What’s On in Zurich End of November 2017

. What’s On in Zurich End of November 2017   Lucy Lights, Christmas Markets and Swarovksi Tree in Zurich the Christmas “Lucy” lights went on in Bahnhofstrasse at 6pm on 23rd November, Zurich’s Christmas Markets have begun opening their doors, the Illuminarium is bright and colourful and the Swarovski tree at Zurich’s main station has […]

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The Tradition of the Swarovski Christmas Tree at Zurich HB

The Tradition of the Swarovski Christmas Tree at Zurich HB

The Tradition of the Swarovski Christmas Tree at Zurich HB   One of the most beautiful traditions of Christmas in Zurich has to be the sparkling Swarovski Christmas tree at Zurich main station. The station, or “HB” as it is often referred to, comes alive at Christmas time as the hall is filled with the […]

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The Award Winning Kyburg Castle Near Winterthur

The Award Winning Kyburg Castle Near Winterthur

. Award Winning Kyburg Castle Near Winterthur   Schloss Kyburg – The First Castle Museum in Switzerland Sitting atop an imposing hill in the middle of the Zurich Oberland is the award winning Castle  Kyburg. An ancient structure that has withstood the test of time and now sits in a highly picturesque location, only 40 […]

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