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Sweet Zürich Tours

There is something to be said about following your passion and creating a livelihood dedicated to enriching the lives of others. Imagine the laughs you’d receive after telling your school-teacher you planned to devote your life traveling throughout the world with the primary purpose of tasting and touring chocolate and pastry shops. Well...with a bit (or a lot!) of passion,…

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Winter Wonderland Weekend

The countdown to Christmas has begun and while Zurich offers many magical moments throughout the month, Zuri Girl recommends packing the car and venturing off to explore a few Christmas spectacles presented by our Swiss neighbors.  Delighful and fascinating, this weekend trip will bring out the holiday spirit in even the grouchiest of scrooges! Zuri…

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Yoga Classes in English

The Downward Facing Dogs of Zurich...and the "Universal Language of Yoga" Yoga, encouraging flexibility, inner strength and balance, is a powerful stimulant for your body and mind...but a Zuri Girl needs to know where to go for the best yoga classes in English that Zurich has to offer. Each practice belongs solely to the individual…

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Autumn Skin Care

With fall upon us, we welcome all the activities we love to do this time of year – pull out our cashmere sweaters, fall boots and accessories, visit the pumpkin patches, but unfortunately for some of us, the change in season brings an unwelcome change in our skin appearance. The crisp fall breeze soon transforms…

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Rainy Day Activities

"What to do on a rainy day?" is a popular question among singles, couples and families living in Zurich. A rainy day is a great excuse to cuddle up with a movie and hot-mulled wine, but after a few rainy days in a row, your indoor haven starts to stifle.  Do not fear the threatening…

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Steinfels La Maison du Vin

Wonderful Warehouse Wines …10% discount for Girlfriend Guide readers & free delivery when 6+ more bottles are purchased. Steinfels La Maison du Vin is Switzerland’s oldest company to specialize in the auctioning of wine and we guarantee you will be overjoyed by their palate pleasing vintage selections, service and superiority.  The casual warehouse-style wine shop is stocked with over 400 new and old world wines and their noticeable crush on Bordeaux and rare vintages. Combine this with comparable low costs and knowledgeable English speaking staff…

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G.point Con‘Fashions’

We have a fashionable confession to make...we're addicted! G.point by Bongénie Grieder is now open in Zurich! Just what the doctor ordered to cure you from your fashion boredom , this hip store within the infamous Grieder on Paradeplatz has all the ‘it’ girls in Zurich shopping for the hottest trends and accessories. Colored furs.…

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Grow with us!

Girlfriend Guide to Zurich is growing, would you like to join us? We are currently seeking writers and brand ambassadors - or -  'girlfriends' to help our continued growth and success. What we do is not work, it's fun... it's a lifestyle. We simply Immerse . Explore . Share. 'Zuri Girl' Writers All articles are a compilation of suggestions graciously provided by other women living in Zurich. Are you interested in joining as a contributing writer? At this time, writers cannot be paid for their…

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Zurich’s Haunted History

With the month of October upon us, we started reminiscing of all the things we like to do during this time of year…pull out the fall boots and accessories, visit the pumpkin patches, make anything containing butternut squash, and prepare for Halloween. Living in Zurich doesn’t give us many opportunities to dress up and go…

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Alexander Technique – What is it?

We kept hearing about the Alexander Technique, and when the Swiss Association of Teachers of the Alexander Technique (SVLAT) announced they are celebrating their 30 year Anniversary, we love any excuse to celebrate someone's success! Improve your posture for a better physique and - most importantly - for better health. Good posture portrays confidence and…

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