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Open Cellar Days in Switzerland 2014

Open Cellar Days in Switzerland 2014

  Open Cellar Days in Switzerland 2014 ********************* Offene Weinkeller Deutschschweiz 2014   The vineyards in the German speaking part of Switzerland will be opening their doors yet again for some fabulous wine tastings on the 1st May.  Some will also open on 3rd or 4th May too. If you’ve never been before it’s a great opportunity […]

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The Chocolate Dress by Fleischli & Britta Haupka for Salon du Chocolat

The Chocolate Dress by Fleischli & Britta Haupka for Salon du Chocolat

**** The Winning Chocolate Dress at Salon du Chocolat Zurich 2014 *** The Chocolate Dress by Fleischli & Britta Haupka for Salon du Chocolat   Photo: © Geoff Pegler One of the biggest attractions at the Salon du Chocolat is the fashion show featuring dresses made of chocolate, which takes place every evening at 5pm. […]

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What’s On in Zurich at Easter and Beyond 2014

What’s On in Zurich at Easter and Beyond 2014

   Have a Happy Easter in Zurich! What’s On in Zurich at Easter and Beyond 2014 Hope you all have a fabulous Easter and get lots of Easter Eggs and Chocolate bunnies. Have fun and here are some things to do for the days and weeks ahead: – The International Arab Film Festival – continues at the […]

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Sechseläuten, Burning of the Böögg & Platz Fäscht 2014

Sechseläuten, Burning of the Böögg & Platz Fäscht 2014

Sechseläuten, Burning of the Böögg & Platz Fäscht 2014 It’s coming up for that very special time of year when the festival of Sechseläuten (Sächsilüüte in Swiss German) will be celebrated here in Zurich. This year will be the first time that the Böögg (the white snowman) will be burned on the newly renovated Sechseläutenplatz right in front […]

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“Timber” Lumberjack Circus from Canada 20% Discount on Tickets

“Timber” Lumberjack Circus from Canada 20% Discount on Tickets

“Timber” Lumberjack Circus from Canada 20% Discount on Tickets 6th – 18th May at the Maag Halle Zurich From the 6th – 18th May there will be a new show in town straight from Canada called “Timber”. Fresh from the carpenter’s yard there is plenty of dancing, singing and acrobatics in this lively show which is […]

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5 Things to Do in Zurich at Easter & Easter Opening Hours

5 Things to Do in Zurich at Easter & Easter Opening Hours

5 Things to Do in Zurich at Easter & Easter Opening Hours in Zurich Everywhere in Zurich there are bunnies and eggs to be seen as the city gears up for Easter. So if you’re staying in town over the Easter break here are some suggestions for things to do. Shop Opening Hours for Easter […]

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What’s On in Zurich Mid April Onwards

What’s On in Zurich Mid April Onwards

What’s On in Zurich Mid April Onwards     Zurich has been luxuriating in warm, sunny Spring days from the beginning of April – let’s hope the sunshine continues. Here are some ideas on what to do in the run up to Easter and beyond.                 – Sechseläuten – […]

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Jelmoli’s New Food Market

Jelmoli’s New Food Market

Jelmoli’s New Food Market Inside the new Jelmoli Food Market Photo: NewInZurich The Jelmoli food hall has been revamped, refreshed and expanded and on Tuesday 8th April it opened it’s doors to welcome the people of Zurich as the Jelmoli “Food Market”. Drawing on inspiration from international food halls as well as fresh local produce, […]

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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 sunshine and blossom in Zurich, Spring really seems to be in the air. 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 and […]

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Chocolate Dresses at the Salon du Chocolat 2014 in Zurich

Chocolate Dresses at the Salon du Chocolat 2014 in Zurich

Salon du Chocolat Zurich 2014  Photo © Geoff Pegler Chocolate Dresses at the Salon du Chocolat 2014 in Zurich There’s more to the Salon du Chocolat than simply chocolate! On top of all the demonstrations, tastings and other chocolatey treats, the daily waltz down the catwalk of models wearing creations made of chocolate is one […]

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