For a piece of history and a fun way to experience Zurich, I am delighted to highlight a family circus which is still performing more than 200 years after it was founded. Hotels in Zurich, Switzerland will be quickly booking up for the arrival of Circus Knie – a Swiss family circus – that is [...]
Relaxing at one of the many hotels in Zurich, Switzerland, this May, will enable you to enjoy two diverse attractions that are both inextricably linked to one remarkable man – artist Marc Chagall. Wandering the picturesque city you will inevitably admire the landmark Fraumünster Abbey that dominates the eyeline, but if you first head over [...]
The holiday season is all around us and as December is quickly approaching hotels in Zurich, Switzerland as well as thousands of others all across the globe are preparing for their busiest time of the year.
Want to get a running start into the New Year? This can certainly be possible if you spend your New Year in Zurich. Every year on January 1st at exactly midnight, the Neujahrsmarathon (New Year’s Marathon) takes place. Established in 2005, the event did not need long to take off. Last year, 600 participants from [...]
Every year, from 22 November to 2 January, Christmas lights enchant Zurich’s world-famous Bahnhofstrasse. The lighting display, known simply as “Lucy”, is made up of thousands of individually controlled LEDs, which create moving clouds of light and gentle showers of luminescence. “Lucy,” named after the Beatles song, is turned on at 6pm on the 25th [...]
Enjoy drinking whisky and water? How about whisky on the water? Zurich’s annual Whisky Ship Festival takes place from 29/11/12-02/12/12.
Don’t put your dirndl or lederhosen away just yet. After Oktoberfest wraps up in Munich, the party continues on and travels to Zurich. Once you walk inside the enormous beer tent that is set up on Bauschanzli, a peninsula in the river Limmat, you will feel like you never crossed the border from Germany into [...]
Every year, hundreds gather to partake in Expovina, Zurich’s famous wine exhibition. The event takes place from November 1-15, on twelve vessels housing 180 stands that have spread across the Bürkliplatz.
If you thought that freight containers could only be used to ship cargo, think again. Swiss-based handbag company, Freitag, thought outside the box, or in this case the container, when designing an entire building made solely from them.
There are many compelling excursions and entertainment options for guests staying at hotels in Zurich, Switzerland. The city is conveniently located in the centre of the country at the top of Lake Zurich. Away from the natural beauty, art loving visitors should visit the incredible Kunsthalle.
Given how busy our modern day lives are, I thought I would highlight an energetic event which after watching, you may well want to go back to your hotel in Yokohama and have a lie down! The wonderful Yamashita Park in the Japanese city on May 11-12 will be hosting one of the legs of [...]
Fancy appreciating one of the most influential art figures of her generation while staying at your boutique city hotel? Frankfurt, then, is the place to be for a special exhibition celebrating the life of Yoko Ono. Famous for her relationship with Beatles’ John Lennon, Ono is an artist in her own right and I am [...]
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An untimely death robbed the world of famed American artist Mike Kelley in early 2012; however his memory will live on forever through his brilliant works of art. From 15 December, 2012 the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam will present a retrospect of his work spanning from the beginning of his career in the 1970s all [...]
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Fleming’s Hotel Frankfurt-Hamburger Allee is an ambient hotel located in the popular Bockenheim district, very close to the Frankfurt exhibition grounds, making it one of the best Frankfurt city hotels for exhibition visitors as well as other business and leisure travelers.
Fleming’s Conference Hotel Frankfurt is one of the top located city hotels. Frankfurt is an international financial centre, and the hotel puts business visitors conveniently close to the action with the new Stock Exchange a stone’s throw away.
The Einstein St Gallen is a jewel among St Gallen hotels. A luxurious retreat by Lake Constance with the historic cathedral and monastery nearby, the Einstein St Gallen hotel is your gateway to the charms of St Gallen, celebrated for its fine textiles.
With a history dating back to its construction in 1346 as monastery, the Grand Hotel Karel V Utrecht offers a luxury experience in historic buildings. Set in beautiful gardens in the city centre, a stone’s throw from Utrecht Centraal railway station, it is a truly unique Utrecht hotel.
Just 30 minutes from Shanghai city centre, Le Camélia Hotel is nestled in the seaside Fengxian District. Close to the port of Ningbo, Le Camélia offers a soft Mediterranean ambience in the most breathtaking luxury hotel Shanghai has to offer.
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