Let me introduce you to Miró Manufacture de Café, one of my favorite cafés here in Zurich.
There are many ways to enjoy spring in Zurich; from drinks in the sun, to leisurly afternoons spent playing boule or by the water.
I recently rediscovered the joys of analog photography. Here are some impressions from Zurich through my Olympus XA.
Join me on a visit to the greenhouses at the Botanical Garden in Zurich.
Zurich has a great many things to offer during the colder months. Here are ten things I like to do in Zurich in winter.
The alarm clock goes off at 6:30 every morning. On a perfect morning, after a little bit of snooze and cuddles with the cat, I will get up with enough time on my hands to dedicate to three things that set the tone for the rest of the day.
A walk through Zurich’s old botanical garden. I just love how nature transforms throughout the year and how plants are a thing of beauty even in the midst of winter.
I went for a walk in the woods today. I wanted to go looking for some fir cones for our Christmas decorations. I came home empty handed but encountered the most beautiful scenery. Fortunately, I had brought my camera.
Red, gold, faded greens and lots of yellow – the end autumn brings out the most beautiful colours. What a grand finale before we enter that monochromatic season called winter. Find some pictures in the post and a playlist with my personal late-autumn soundtrack on Spotify.
Today we took a walk in the woods up on the Zuriberg, which is located just a short funicular ride from our home. I love getting lost in its web of pathways, hiding away from the city for a while. The woods are the best place to experience the change of the seasons and they are particularly beautiful in autumn, don’t you think?
On Fridays, I try to make it an extra early morning in order to be able to go for a stroll across the market on Zurich’s Bürkliplatz and buy some fresh vegetables for the weekend. I love checking out the different stalls, see how they present their produce and how their offer changes across the
“I will arise and go now, For always night and day I hear lake water lapping With low sounds by the shore; While I stand on the roadway Or on the pavements gray, I hear it in the deep heart’s core.” — W.B. Yeats
Sunday gave us a preview of spring. The sun was out and so was everyone else. Zurich’s public places and the lakeside were crowded with people talking, kissing, holding coffee cups or beer cans, playing chess or boule – the air was filled with happiness about this sunny and warm day in the midst of February:
The weather these days is cold and rainy. Hard to believe that these pictures were taken a week ago – the sun was still out and we went on a walk towards the lake, passing through the university quarters, a hidden garden and the old town of Zurich. We passed meadows with flowers and those