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7 Great Reasons to Visit Egypt Now

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7 Great Reasons to Visit Egypt Now

7 Great Reasons to Visit Egypt Now Having just escaped the fog in Zurich for a sunny few day in El Gouna on the Egyptian Red Sea, I can’t stress how invigorating it was to experience the sunshine and heat, to have a change of scene and grab some beach-time and relaxation. Why Egypt you […]

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10 Things to do in Zurich in the Spring

10 Things to do in Zurich in the Spring

10 Things to do in Zurich in the Spring With all the flowers and blossom Spring in Zurich really is a beautiful time of the year. If you want to go out and explore Zurich here are some ideas for 10 things to do in Zurich in the Spring – so throw off those sweaters […]

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Expressionism Exhibition at the Kunsthaus – Von Matisse zum Blauen Reiter

Expressionism Exhibition at the Kunsthaus – Von Matisse zum Blauen Reiter

Expressionism Exhibition at the Kunsthaus – Von Matisse zum Blauen Reiter Photo © Kunsthaus Don’t miss a great exhibition currently on at the Kunsthaus in Zurich until the 11th May. Entitled “From Matisse to the Blue Rider – Expressionism in Germany and France” it has been highly recommended to us by a number of readers […]

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Ironman Rapperswil halted due to Landslide and Ironman Zurich is on 28th July 2013

Ironman Rapperswil halted due to Landslide and Ironman Zurich is on 28th July 2013

Last weekend’s Ironman In Rapperswil unfortunately had to be halted after it had begun due to a massive landslide over part of the bike course. This was of course partly due to the rather prolonged wet spell we have been enduring but it was a major disappointment to all those taking part. It also came […]

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Swimming Pools in Zurich – “Zurich Badis”

Swimming Pools in Zurich  – “Zurich Badis”

Swimming Pools in Zurich  – “Zurich Badis” One of the best things about living in Zurich in the Summer has to be swimming in the Badis (the outdoor pools). Not only are there plenty of them but they are all slightly different. Some offer snacks and drinks, other offer meals too. The facilities vary widely […]

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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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