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Foreign Food Shopping

Sometimes finding your favorite foods or a must-have item in a foreign country is more than just a question of “ What’s That Called? ”

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Best Brunch in Zurich

Some places just "get it" and Zuri Girl set out to find the best brunches our city has to offer. With the gorgeous weather coming up, it's time to pull out your social calendars, call some girlfriends and meet up at these fabulous weekend hotspots, and we love it when a glass of Prosecco is…

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2nd Hand Treasures

Zuri Girl can’t ignore the common complaint that shopping in Zurich is expensive, but as the ole saying goes “One gal’s trash is another gal’s treasures “ and she has a proposed solution for those bargain hunters who crave the search for hidden gems.  Brockenhaus!  Often referred to as a Brockenhaus, Brockenstube or simply Brocki,…

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Hot Hammams

One of the trendiest and most indulgent rejuvenation rituals in modern spas was originally developed in the 14th century Ottoman Empire for a different purpose . Based on ancient Greek, Roman and Byzantium examples, hammams (Turkish baths) became important in Ottoman culture, because the Koran named cleansing an integral part of Islam in preparing the…

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Gardens & Greenery Galore

Can’t you just feel that spring is in the air? We sure can and couldn’t be more excited for the wonderful changes the season brings . This also means we’re spending more time outside and in our gardens. Zuri Girl took a sneak peak at the Giardina garden expo happening this week in Zurich to…

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Afternoon Tea in Zurich

Afternoon Tea is a fun way to spend the day enjoying friends, family & good gossip surrounded by tasty treats. Here's our favorite pics in Zurich....enjoy gals!

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Lakeside School

Not Your Everyday Pre-School…On Tuesdays & Thursdays from 9.00 – 13.00, Lakeside Pre-School enables children, ages 3 – 4 years-old to embrace education in a natural, casual environment – outdoors!

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The Fondue Tram

Family in town this week?  We all know the list of “must do's” for visitors: indulging in the Swiss specialties, photographing the gorgeous lake views, showcasing the snazzy designer shops and picturesque skyline...and enjoy Swiss cheese onboard the Fondue Tram! Zuri Girl’s bucket list now includes a cheesy experience not to be missed...and our friends…

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1 Night, 3 Restaurants, 3 Courses

We’ve GOT the fine dining experience for you! The coordinators of Lange Nacht der Hotel Bars have taken the concept a step further. Their newest event is one of the best we’ve found to experience a variety of what fine dining in Zurich is all about. Sometimes choosing only one thing to do for a night…

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Michelin-Star-Rated Chef Christian Nickel

We can stand the heat, so let’s get in the kitchen! Last week Zuri Girl had the chance to sit with Spice restaurant head chef Christian Nickel and beg for some fantastic cooking tips, plus hear all about ask how Spice came to be so fabulous! And Christian is no ordinary chef - this young,…

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