Tag: Zurich

The Böögg Goes Up In Smoke In Zurich!

The Böögg Goes Up In Smoke In Zurich!

. The Böögg Goes Up In Smoke in Zurich!   On Monday 24th April 2017 the Böögg stood innocently on his pyre in the middle of Sechselaeutenplatz as the crowd gathered round slowly but surely until the whole of the surrounding are was packed. There was hardly breathing space on this half day holiday in […]

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Street Food Festivals in Switzerland 2017

Street Food Festivals in Switzerland 2017

. Street Food Festivals in Switzerland 2017     After the recent Street Food Festival at Zurich Hauptbahnhof in March, there’s one on in Seefeld Zurich right now – this time focusing on Hot Dogs and another this weekend all about beer!  The Zurich Food Street scene is booming – but the phenomenon is not […]

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Urban Bike Festival Zurich

Urban Bike Festival Zurich

. Urban Bike Festival Zurich 7th – 9th April 2017   The Urban Bike Festival is taking place in Zurich once again from 7th – 9th April 2017. It’s easy to get to as it’s very close to Hardbrücke train station, in the area around Schiffbau and Turbinenplatz. As well as offering an expo where […]

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First Night Art On Ice 2017

First Night Art On Ice 2017

. First Night Art On Ice 2017   Art On Ice 2017 kicked off to a great start with artists Chaka Khan and James Morrison singing as the amazing figure skaters mesmerised us with their wonderful performances. The stage was lit with pleasing displays and backdrops and as usual it provided fabulous entertainment – and […]

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Lichterschwimmen in Zurich

Lichterschwimmen in Zurich

Photo courtesy of Zurich Tourism . Lichterschwimmen in Zurich Thursday Before Christmas     Don’t miss the very pretty and quaint tradition of “Lichterschwimmen” on the river Limmat in Zurich. It usually takes place on the Thursday before Christmas every year at 6pm. Hundreds of little candles are lit and released onto the river Limmat close […]

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Best of Swiss Gastro Awards 2016

Best of Swiss Gastro Awards 2016

Best Of Swiss Gastro Awards 2016   Last Monday was the night of  the “Best of Swiss Gastro” Awards ceremony for Switzerland. It all took place in a huge marquee tent on the race track in Zurich Oerlikon with 800 guests enjoying the event. It was opened by Ex-Miss Switzerland Christa Rigozzi who presented together with […]

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