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Wystube Isebähnli

Living in Zurich, how often do you go strolling at Niederdorf? How many times have you taken visitors there? Do you ever feel that you have seen it all and felt you had enough of this touristy and cliché spot?

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Changemaker – Shopping for a Cause

Fair-trade never looked so trendy. The store, Changemaker, has curated the most fashionable organic, fair-trade, recycled, handmade, eco-friendly, Swiss-made, and energy efficient brands to sell in any one of their six stores in the German-speaking part of Switzerland. Want to buy a beautiful scarf, guilt-free, knowing your money is going to a good cause? So…

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Meal Planning with Ease

“Did she really say that? “ Oh girlfriend. Zuri Girl got chatting with Health Coach Vanessa knows how hard it is to plan in the kitchen. She is not a perfect “let’s just whip something up outa the refrigerator” girl. She is a native New Yorker who loved ordering take out. We’re talking Sushi on…

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Girlfriend Getaway: Outlet Shopping

It comes with great pleasure that we let you in on a little secret: we just discovered a fabulous outlet shopping destination! That’s right ladies, this constellation of designer outlets is not a mirage …it’s Outlet City Metzingen near Stuttgart and we have the perfect weekend getaway planned for you to explore this discount shopping…

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Make Your Own Swiss Army Knife

The legendary Swiss Army Knife is an icon of Swiss precision. So it was quite a treat to assemble and personalize our own knife at the Victorinox Visitor Center in Brunnen, on shores of Lake Luzern. It was fascinating to look under the covers and see how this trusty little tool works and all comes…

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What’s up with SUP?

It’s a strange sight to see people standing on water, isn’t it? With summer in full swing it’s not uncommon to see gaggles of standup paddle (SUP) boarders making their way around the Zürichsee. But what is this sporty activity really all about? As you might expect, SUP is an offshoot of surfing and originated…

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Detox Holiday at VIVA Mayr

The word 'detox' is a big buzz-word and this summer, Zuri Girl was introduced to one of the world's leading detox destinations,  VIVA, The Center for Modern Mayr Medicine,  located in Austria, just a short trip from Zürich. After reading the  VOGUE Article  on the clinic, we were hooked and simply needed to experience ‘The Cure’…

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Kids, Music & Hiking

With its excellent mountain transport and well-marked trails, Switzerland makes hiking accessible to all ages and skill-levels. For those with children or simply young at heart, theme trails make it even more fun to explore the alps. The Toggenburg Tone Trail, aka “ Klangweg ,” is the gold standard of theme trails, with more than…

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Green Thumbs Up for VEG and the City

  An "urban garden", the hottest trend to hit horticulture, is not an oxymoron.  Nor is it impossible, for those of us who thought we lacked that "green thumb gene".  At least once a month, newly opened "VEG and the City" garden store in downtown Zurich hosts a hands-on three hour evening gardening class.

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Booster Pilates – Now Open!

With springtime in full bloom and summer fast approaching, every Zuri Girl appreciates the art of staying active and fit, while enjoying each workout to the fullest.  Booster Pilates, a new fitness studio in the heart of Zurich

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