Switzerland

New Speeding Laws in Switzerland from 1st January 2013

Filed in Practical, Switzerland, Travel by on January 11, 2013 0 Comments
New Speeding Laws in Switzerland from 1st January 2013

Photo © Ellie Libertine From 1st January 2013 strict new laws came into force against drivers who speed excessively. This follows an initiative by a Swiss pressure group called RoadCross who have been campaigning for some time against speeding on Swiss roads. Speeding Excessively is defined as: driving at 70 km or more in a […]

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Fancy sleeping in an Igloo in Switzerland?

Filed in Skiing, Snow, Swiss Mountains, Switzerland, Travel by on December 8, 2012 0 Comments
Fancy sleeping in an Igloo in Switzerland?

Updated for 2019 Fancy sleeping in an Igloo in Switzerland?   Ever thought of staying somewhere in the mountains but just a little different? How about staying in an Igloo?  Believe it or not Switzerland has a number of  “igloo villages” dotted all over the country in various ski resorts. Not only is it a […]

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Quiz Night with Diccon Bewes and the BSCC in Zurich 13th December

Quiz Night with Diccon Bewes and the BSCC in Zurich 13th December

How much do you know about Swiss or British trivia?  If you’ve been reading Diccon Bewes’ latest book “Swisscellany”, chances are you will know quite alot!  In any case, why not pit your wits against your friends, neighbours, fellow expats and come along on your own or sign up as a team of four to […]

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Helvetia’s Dream – Time-lapse Video of Swiss Mountains by Alessandro Della Bella

Helvetia’s Dream – Time-lapse Video of Swiss Mountains by Alessandro Della Bella

Have you seen this fabulous time-lapse video of the Swiss landscape and mountains by Alessandro Della Bella?  It was featured in the Tages Anzeiger newspaper last week. Entitled “Helvetia’s Dream” it was taken using time lapse photography and shows Switzerland’s mountains in all their glory from Arosa to Zermatt including the Matternhorn and the Eiger. […]

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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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Tripadvisor’s Top 25 Hotels Switzerland 2017

Filed in Hotels & Restaurants, Luxury, Switzerland, Travel by on August 3, 2012 0 Comments
Tripadvisor’s Top 25 Hotels Switzerland 2017

. Tripadvisor’s Top 25 Hotels Switzerland 2017   Travellers’ Choice Awards   Tripadvisor has recently announced its Travellers’ Choice Awards for 2017 listing its 25 top hotels in Switzerland. The Alpina Gstaad took the Number 1  spot for ‘Luxury Hotel’ and ‘Top Hotel’ in Switzerland! Find out which other Swiss hotels made it into the […]

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