See + Do

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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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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Women’s Expo – Exhibitor Spotlight

Seeking inspiration and a unique twist to your Swiss-based network? Look no further than the lovely, talented and unbelievably intelligent women behind the Women’s Expo. They come from all over Switzerland with a business mindset and ammunition to take over the world! From make-up artists to jewelry designers to fashion icons, the Women’s Expo is…

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Fasnacht: Costumes & Confetti

When chatting about Switzerland, we typically rave about ski resorts, lake-front picnic spots and cozy fondue chalets. It’s oh so rare, we start dropping words like party, crazy and noisy, but when we do, it must mean one thing…Fasnacht! Hands-down THE biggest & craziest celebrations in Switzerland that are a MUST for every and all…

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Handmade Cards & Workshops

Zuri Girl was inspired after being invited to a Christmas Card Making class with Seize the Stamp . Founded by Rachel Izakowicz, a crafty artist who enjoys sharing her skills and helping Zuri Girls (and Zuri kids too) make hand-crafted gifts via her intimate, at-home workshops. Amazed by the crafty goddess Rachel created in us…

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Gstaad – A Winter Paradise

Discreetly hidden, in calm valley in the midst of the Bernease Alps lies Gstaad, one Switzerland’s swankiest ski resorts. It is for obvious reasons that this adorable village has established itself as a meeting point for the international jet set. The adorable village consists of wooden houses which are characteristic for the architecture of this…

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