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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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Summer in Switzerland – Swiss traditions and festivals

Summer in Switzerland – Swiss traditions and festivals

After the protracted Winter in Zurich this year (and from what I gather the rest of Switzerland, if not Europe too) the sun tried valiantly to shine a little over Zurich today before retreating once again behind clouds and rain. But just in that short glimpse of sunshine my thoughts turned to Summer and I […]

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