Switzerland

Photos of Snow and Ice in Zurich (Part 1)

Filed in Outside Zurich, Photography, Snow, Switzerland by on February 27, 2013 1 Comment
Photos of Snow and Ice in Zurich (Part 1)

We’ve been experiencing a prolonged cold and snowy snap in Zurich and if you’ve been outside in the elements we hope you’ve managed to wrap up well and keep warm. It’s been freezing (and well below!) for a long time now and there has been a huge amount of snow – but you can’t deny […]

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Little Swiss Quiz – interesting facts about Switzerland

Filed in Switzerland, Zurich in Photos by on February 11, 2013 0 Comments
Little Swiss Quiz – interesting facts about Switzerland

Here are some photos of Zurich under a big blanket of snow. Most Winters when the snow arrives the landscape in the city completely changes. It doesn’t make for a great commute into town but it’s wonderful for building snowmen, turning the parks and fields into toboggan runs and fabulous for skiing in the mountains. […]

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Snow and Sunsets in and Around Zurich

Snow and Sunsets in and Around Zurich

Well we’ve had lots of snow in and around Zurich this past couple of weeks but right now it’s starting to disappear and the forecast for the coming week is a mixture of cloud, rain, sunshine and snow showers – but who knows! The city looked pretty last week covered in a white blanket – […]

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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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