• Zurich

    The October Octet

    by  • September 21, 2015 • Art, City Breaks, Exhibitions, Madrid, Milan, Paris, Rome, Stockholm, Turin, Vienna, Zurich

    From Stockholm to Zurich, Madrid to Milan, there’s an Extravaganza of Exhibitions across Europe this Autumn. As you’ll have no doubt seen from my recent blogs, the arrival of autumn brings about an abundance of artistic offerings as the museums and cultural institutions unveil their fabulous temporary exhibitions, complementing their already impressive permanent collection,...

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    Zurich Invites People to Look Up This Summer!

    by  • July 12, 2015 • Art, Festivals, Zurich

    An open air art festival, “Aufsehen”, will ensure that everyone casts their eyes upwards this summer This summer in Zurich an exciting open-air art festival called “Aufsehen!” will invite people to look up in various parts of the city centre. Barely noticed building façades have been dressed in style, displaying video projections, balloons, or...

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    The February Five: Art Exhibitions in Basel, Amsterdam, Madrid, Zurich and Brussels

    by  • January 22, 2015 • Amsterdam, Art, Basel, Brussels, City Breaks, Exhibitions, Madrid, Zurich

    From Gauguin to Chagall, Europe’s cities uncover some artistic gems from February 2015. Fancy a city break with a cultural twist? As we all know, Europe is chock full of artistic masterpieces, be it the Hermitage in St Petersburg, the Prado in Madrid, the Louvre in Paris or the Uffizi in Florence. And yet...

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    Lonely Planet’s Top 10 Cities for 2014

    by  • November 7, 2013 • City Breaks, Paris, Riga, Top 10, Zurich

    When Lonely Planet speaks, we, as do countless others, listen! Ubiquitous amongst backpackers, this essential travelling companion recently published its top 10 listings for 2014. And as you might expect, there’s some interesting results. Looking in particular at its top 10 city hotspots for 2014, three European destinations make the shortlist in a medals...

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    A Sporting September

    by  • September 1, 2013 • Berlin, City Breaks, Copenhagen, Dresden, Ljubljana, Madrid, Milan, New York, Prague, Sport, Zurich • 0 Comments

    If you thought all sporting activity tailed off now that summer’s drawing to a close, think again! Here’s a roundup of action taking place throughout the month of September. La Vuelta a España Spain’s answer to the Tour de France and Giro d’Italia, already the 2013 Vuelta a España is well underway, with nine...

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    Simply Zurich

    by  • June 13, 2013 • City Breaks, Culture Breaks, Zurich • 0 Comments

    Located on the banks of Lake Zurich, Zurich may be Switzerland’s largest city, home to the financial capital of mainland Europe, the fourth largest stock exchange and the world’s largest gold bullion market, yet it offers so much more besides its efficient, economic façade. Zurich is a relaxed and charming city rich in atmosphere...

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