Welcome to the NewInZurich Team
Hi, I’m Christina Fryer and editor of NewInZurich.com. Together with a team of writers and photographers we write about events and happenings in and around Zurich – events, cafés, restaurants, hotels and things to do! We love exploring Zurich and enjoy travelling further afield as well. We often leave the city and we’d like to take you along on the journey with us. We hope you enjoy reading and do feel free to “subscribe to blog” for regular updates.
is a semi-pro photographer based in Zürich with over 10 years experience of commissions / assignments covering a wide range of subjects including landscapes, sports, cultural events, weddings and corporate events. As our main photographer he covers many events, concerts and festivals in and around Zurich. His amazing photos of Sechseläuten and Art On Ice are testimony to his technical abilities and talent and have attracted praise from many of our readers. Geoff is originally from the UK and since 2010 he has been the official photographer for Miss World Pole Sport and Fitness as well as taking photos for Miss Swiss Pole Fitness and Miss UK Pole Dance.
Carmen is a professional family and pet photographer based in Zurich. She is the events photographer for NewinZurich.com and moved to Zurich from Romania in 2007 with her husband and 2 children. She has a BA in Marketing and previously worked for an Advertising Agency and a well known FMCG company She loves travelling and discovering new places, cultures and meeting new people. Photography is her passion because it allows her to capture the beauty of the world and share it with others. When she is not out taking photos, she spends time reading, learning German or working on her craft projects.
Clive is a retired teacher from ICS International School and a passionate Zurich aficionado. A font of knowledge regarding the history of Zurich and always eager to find out more. In his spare time Clive often volunteers as a taxi driver for TIXI.
Heather has lived near Zurich with her family since 2008, and considers Switzerland one of the best possible places in the world to bring up kids. She’s a travel copywriter and translator by profession, specialising in upmarket brands and luxury properties. Since moving to Switzerland, she has found endless inspiration in the landscapes and quirks of her adopted home. She’s actively involved with local sustainability groups in Zürich, and when she’s not working she loves to ski, hike, bike or just chill at her favourite local badi. For more details, see www.moorecopyandcontent.com
An IT account manager by profession and a world traveler by passion, Budapest-born Peter has been on a quest for the best sights and bites in Zurich ever since he moved to the city in 2011. When not roaming the town, Peter loves hiking the great outdoors in the Swiss Alps or planning his next adventure further afield. He is an enthusiastic hobby photographer as well as a devotee of cocktails with the latter serving as a great source of inspiration for the former.
Rhoda worked as a journalist in Luxembourg and the UK before moving into the not for profit sector. She has lived in the UK, Luxembourg, China and her latest move brought her family to Switzerland in 2017. She considers hiking around Zurich and further afield in Switzerland and Italy as one of the huge benefits of living here and now leads hiking and snowshoeing groups to share the enjoyment with others.
Amy Botha was born and raised in Minnesota, USA. She has lived in Switzerland for 7 years and has fallen in love with Zurich and its beautiful surroundings quite quickly. Amy is a primary school teacher in a bilingual school, inspiring the young minds of our next generation.
After travelling to South Africa as part of a university exchange program, she quickly fell in love with using food as a means to explore her palate and host culture. Since then, Amy has travelled to over 35 different countries and tried everything from street food to fine dining to home cooked meals. Inspired by her experiences, Amy hopes to offer a unique perspective on food to our readers. Visit Amy’s Blog here.
Jan de Boer
A graduate of the International Community School in Zurich, Jan is a student at the University of York in England but has lived in Switzerland for over 10 years. He has written extensively for both school and other media for over 6 years and was formerly the Comment Editor at the award-winning student publication Nouse. He is passionate about the rich history of Zurich and directing tourists and residents alike to off the beat beautiful places in the city.
Richard is a contributing photographer and writer for NewInZurich and loves exploring new corners of Switzerland to share with our readers. A committee member of the British Swiss Chamber of Commerce, Richard is an avid skier and mountain biker in his spare time.
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NewInZurich Writers Who Are No Longer in Switzerland
Sadly as many of our team are expats, people move on from time to time. Here are some of our team who are no longer in Switzerland, but whose articles you may still find on the website:
Jennifer is a freelance writer. Her work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, the Wall Street Journal and Elle magazine, among many others. Visit Jennifer’s website here.
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