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Chriesiwäg – The Cherry Blossom Trail Frick Switzerland

Chriesiwäg – The Cherry Blossom Trail Frick Switzerland

  . Chriesiwäg – The Cherry Blossom Trail Frick Switzerland One of the prettiest things about Spring in Switzerland is the beautiful blossom in the trees. Certain parts of Zurich are transformed in Springtime and if you’re a lover of blossom of all types, there is one place you really must visit at this time […]

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Museum für Gestaltung – Zurich Design Museum

Museum für Gestaltung – Zurich Design Museum

Museum für Gestaltung – Zurich Design Museum  by Clive Greaves It’s open again! One of Zurich’s coolest spaces has reopened its doors after a three-year renovation and what a great place it is to see again. The Zurich Design Museum (Museum für Gestaltung) on Austellungsstrasse, just a stone’s throw, or two tram stops from Zurich […]

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Impressions of Street Parade 2017 Love Never Ends

Impressions of Street Parade 2017 Love Never Ends

. Impressions of Street Parade 2017 Love Never Ends   Street Parade 2017 was a huge event in Zurich with over 900,000 visitors, party-goers and revellers! The cooler temperatures meant there were fewer cases of heat exhaustion which was good news for the emergency services – and a little more pleasant for everyone dancing their […]

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Zurich’s Colourful Street Art and Graffiti

Zurich’s Colourful Street Art and Graffiti

Zurich’s Colourful Street Art and Graffiti   You don’t have to be in Zurich for long before seeing plenty of Street Art or Graffiti. Some of it is messy, mundane and looks out of place, but some is really stunning. From animals to slogans to 3D images there is something very colourful about much of […]

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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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10 Facts about the Böögg and Sechselaeuten

10 Facts about the Böögg and Sechselaeuten

10 Facts about the Böögg and Sechselaeuten   Photo by Geoff Pegler Sechselaeuten is not a Switzerland wide custom but a Zurich tradition. It is a festival to celebrate the end of Winter and it was originally related to the introduction of the Summer working hours – see here for more info. Photo by Geoff […]

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