Switzerland

A Trip to The Stunning Chateau de Chillon Montreux

A Trip to The Stunning Chateau de Chillon Montreux

A Trip to the Stunning Chateau de Chillon Montreux Did you know that the most visited historic monument in Switzerland is Chateau de Chillon? This magnificent castle occupies a strategic position on a rocky island on the shores of Lake Geneva in Veytaux, close to Montreux. It’s a beautiful place to visit anytime of year […]

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Switzerland’s First Salon du Champagne in Geneva

Switzerland’s First Salon du Champagne in Geneva

Switzerland’s First Salon du Champagne in Geneva *** Win a pair of tickets for Saturday 22nd November *** The Expovina wine boats are moored in Zurich until the 13th November and soon after the Whisky Boats will sail in and replace them from 27th – 30th November. However, if you fancy tasting champagne you will need […]

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Route 26 – Swiss Cuisine at the Sheraton Hotel Zurich

Route 26 – Swiss Cuisine at the Sheraton Hotel Zurich

Route 26 – Swiss Cuisine at the Sheraton Hotel Zurich A Culinary Tour of Switzerland Canton by Canton How many Cantons are there in Switzerland?  I’m sure you all know that the number is 26. Of course, each Canton has its own identifiable cuisine as well as particular ingredients and specialities which reflect the character […]

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A Wonderful Day Out Snow Shoeing in Braunwald Switzerland

A Wonderful Day Out Snow Shoeing in Braunwald Switzerland

A Wonderful Day Out Snow Shoeing in Braunwald Switzerland Have you ever visited the car free mountain resort of Branwald in Switzerland ? Tucked away in the mountains in Glarus, it’s just around an hour and a quarter to an hour and a half from Zurich by car. You can also get there by train […]

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Biggest Pumpkin in the World in Switzerland!

Biggest Pumpkin in the World in Switzerland!

Biggest Pumpkin in the World in Switzerland! Photo © NewInZurich It will soon be Halloween and the pumpkin growing season is fully underway in and around Zurich. Switzerland is not normally associated with the record for the biggest pumpkin in the world – usually the world records for outsized gourds of this type come from […]

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Zurich Film Festival Awards Night 2014

Zurich Film Festival Awards Night 2014

Zurich Film Festival Awards Night 2014 Zurich Film Festival concluded this Sunday after 11 days showing 145 films and with a record breaking attendance of 79,000 visitors (up 11% on the previous year) and a budget of CHF 6.9 million. The Award Ceremony took place at Zurich’s beautiful opera house on the penultimate day of the […]

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