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Zurich Sommer Ferienpass – Kids Summer Pass in Zurich

Zurich Sommer Ferienpass – Kids Summer Pass in Zurich

Zurich Sommer Ferienpass – Kids Summer Pass in Zurich One great tip for school children is the ZVV Sommer Ferienpass – or Summer Holiday ticket. Coinciding with the Swiss School holidays it offers 2 different starting dates (5th July – 10th August and 12th July – 17th August) with 5 weeks of free (2nd class) […]

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Free and Cheap Things To Do in Summer in Zurich

Free and Cheap Things To Do in Summer in Zurich

   . Free and Cheap Things To Do in Summer in Zurich   We all know that Zurich is up there as one of the most expensive cities in the world to live in – but there are some reasonably priced activities and believe it or not many free ones too! If you’re spending the […]

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Chantal Panozzo Swiss Life: 30 Things I Wish I’d Known

Chantal Panozzo Swiss Life: 30 Things I Wish I’d Known

Chantal Panozzo Swiss Life: 30 Things I Wish I’d Known  Photo source: Chantal Panozzo It’s always fun to read books written by expats in Switzerland and especially when they are written in a witty and engaging style. Chantal Panozzo is an American writer and copywriter who has been living in Switzerland since 2006. Originally from […]

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Sechseläuten, Burning of the Böögg & Platz Fäscht 2014

Sechseläuten, Burning of the Böögg & Platz Fäscht 2014

Sechseläuten, Burning of the Böögg & Platz Fäscht 2014 It’s coming up for that very special time of year when the festival of Sechseläuten (Sächsilüüte in Swiss German) will be celebrated here in Zurich. This year will be the first time that the Böögg (the white snowman) will be burned on the newly renovated Sechseläutenplatz right in front […]

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10 Things to Do in Zurich at Easter & Easter Opening Hours

10 Things to Do in Zurich at Easter & Easter Opening Hours

  10 Things to Do in Zurich at Easter & Easter Opening Hours Updated for 2019!   Everywhere in Zurich there are bunnies and eggs to be seen as the city gears up for Easter. So if you’re staying in town over the Easter break here are some suggestions for things to do with the […]

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Learn to Glide In Zurich

Learn to Glide In Zurich

Learn to Glide In Zurich with The Gliding Group Zurich Do you remember the gliding scene from the movie The Thomas Crown Affair (both 1968 and 1999 versons), where Steve McQueen (1968) and the Pierce Brosnan (1999) fly serenely across powder blue skies above lush green countryside and lakes?  Every wanted to do this yourself? […]

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