See + Do

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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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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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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ZürichCARD – Love it!

Regardless how much you adore your family, 72 hours with in-laws, teenage nieces and ex-colleagues can be as challenging as a pregnant gals 9 months ohne wine! Consider the ZürichCARD your fairy godmother – transforming days of staring at your tiny apartment’s 4 walls to days packed with exploration. The ZürichCARD invites you and your…

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Oliver! The Musical

“Please sir, may I have some more”. The famous line that, while some of your friends might associate with the 80’s hit Animal House , any theatre buff knows this originated from the musical Oliver. Oliver , a light-hearted, fun musical untangling the tail of an adorable orphan who is struggling to find a house…

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‘SuperTrash’ Fashion Show

For 10 years, Tuesday Nights’ hottest hangout has been the “After Work Party” at Carlton and if your high heels haven't hit their dance floor yet, this week’s event is not to be missed! This week, in addition to the usual weekly soiree, Carlton gets the party going with a fashion show from the LA…

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Explore Swiss Wines

  Swiss wines are one of this country’s best kept secrets! On the surface, wines produced in Switzerland have a bad reputation, but once we discarded what we heard, and actually began tasting some of these wines for ourselves, we were pleasantly surprised. Long gone are the days when you are not comfortable bringing a…

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François Berthoud Exhibition

Zuri Girl had the wonderful opportunity to interview and tour the Museum für Gestaltung Zurich (Museum for Design Zurich) with Christian Brändle, their Museum Director and Curator of the current exhibition:   François Berthoud, The Art of Fashion Illustration.  Although the name, François Berthoud, might not ring a bell immediately, anyone who has picked up an issue…

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Luzern Orchid Days 2011

If you love orchids as much as we do, enjoy an excursion down to central Switzerland for the Luzerner Orchid Days . Encompassing the entire 20,000m² of the Luzerner Garten, this Expo will be decorated with the most extensive collection of orchids found in Switzerland. Featuring between 30,000 and 55,000 orchid plants, the Luzern Garten…

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