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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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Cold Weather, Hot Looks

February is one of the coldest months in the winter season. The days are the shortest and the nights are the longest. Fashion Fräulein - your style consultant and personal shopper - shows you how to dress pretty when temperatures are low.

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Strategies for Lasting Lifestyle Changes

As the post-holiday hangover subsides and the hyperactivity of shopping, parties, and preparations quiets down, we find ourselves back in our lives yearning to be free from the old and ready to reignite the spark of new possibilities – anything from body weight and finances to relationship makeovers. Each January, millions decide to make changes…

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