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Diccon Bewes “Slow Train to Switzerland Tour” with Migros Klubschule

Diccon Bewes “Slow Train to Switzerland Tour” with Migros Klubschule

Diccon Bewes “Slow Train to Switzerland Tour” with Migros Klubschule  Have you read Diccon Bewes’s latest book “The Slow Train to Switzerland”? If so you might like the opportunity to meet the author in person as he will soon be embarking on a tour of Switzerland in conjunction with “Klubschule Migros”. He will visit Klubschule […]

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Happy Dreikönigstag for 6th January in Switzerland!

Happy Dreikönigstag for 6th January in Switzerland!

Dreikönigstag – 6th January Happy Dreikönigstag – Epiphany in Switzerland! The 6th January is known in Switzerland as Dreikönigstag. It’s an opportunity to sample the Swiss delicacy called Dreikönigskuchen, or ”Three Kings Cake”. This special cake is a cross between a cake and bread – a little bit like Chelsea buns or hot cross buns (with the raisins, […]

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Samichlaus Day – 6th December – Samichlaus in Zurich

Samichlaus Day – 6th December – Samichlaus in Zurich

Photo: St Niklausgesellschaft der Stadt Zurich Samichlaus Day – 6th December – Samichlaus in Zurich  Photo: St Niklausgesellschaft der Stadt Zurich Samichlaus Day in Switzerland takes place every year on 6th December. Samichlaus, not to be confused with Santa Claus (despite his predilection for the same red hooded cloak and long white beard!) has his […]

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Neue Raüme 13 Zurich – Interior Design Inspiration

Neue Raüme 13 Zurich – Interior Design Inspiration

  Just after the doors have closed on Blickfang, a new interior design event called Neue Raüme 13 opens in Zurich. It takes place from 27th November to 1st December 2013 in the ABB Halls in Oerlikon. Hosting over 100 Swiss and international exhibitors showcasing their latest designs in the field of interiors, textiles and […]

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Slow Train to Switzerland by Diccon Bewes

Filed in Books, Guest Blogs, Switzerland, Travel by on October 30, 2013 0 Comments
Slow Train to Switzerland by Diccon Bewes

Diccon Bewes, author of the Financial Times book of the year and best-selling “Swiss Watching” and “Swisscellany”, has written a new book which has just been launched. Diccon kindly took time out of his busy schedule to catch up with NewInZurich and tell us a little bit about the new book “Slow Train to Switzerland”. […]

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Big Pintenfritz Grindelwald – Longest Toboggan Ride in Europe

Filed in Family, Sports, Swiss Mountains, Switzerland, Things To Do by on October 24, 2013 2 Comments
Big Pintenfritz Grindelwald – Longest Toboggan Ride in Europe

Big Pintenfritz Grindelwald – Longest Toboggan Ride in Europe Love tobogganing? Then you might very well be interested in the longest toboggan ride in the whole of Switzerland? What’s more is that Big Pintenfritz is also the longest toboggan ride in the whole of Europe! Scenic Toboggan Run This snowy downhill adventure starts at the Faulhorn […]

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