Articles by Zanni Davis

Party! For Love, Peace and Liberty – Zurich’s Street Parade

Party! For Love, Peace and Liberty – Zurich’s Street Parade August 7, 2010 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Although Zurich may not seem like a hotspot for partying, the Street Parade during the summer changes the city’s sombre, restrained character into a lively, vivacious one for 24 hours. Image: Rhurtubia Originally established in Germany in 1992, the creator of this ‘techno-parade’ initially intended...

Past and Present at the Widder Hotel

Past and Present at the Widder Hotel July 31, 2010 | Food, Hotels | Read More
Hotels in Zurich are no friend to the wallet, but for those of you with a bit of cash to spare, consider staying at the Widder Hotel. Located in the Old Town, this hotel takes the best of Zurich’s past and present. It is set in nine townhouses that have been converted into a single, modern, luxury...

Close Your Eyes and…Eat? Zurich’s Blindekuh

Close Your Eyes and…Eat? Zurich’s Blindekuh July 26, 2010 | Food, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Although most people would agree that they like to know (i.e. see) what they’re eating, Zurich’s Blindekuh (Blind Cow) finds this unnecessary for the dining experience. Set up by the Blind-Leicht (Blind Light) Foundation, this restaurant began with the aim to help the blind or visually impaired find...

Killing Time on Bahnhofstrasse

Killing Time on Bahnhofstrasse July 19, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
Hailed as the world’s most expensive street, Bahnhofstrasse can be an intimidating experience for some. Unless you have a Bentley and driver waiting to pick up your shopping, you may feel out of place on this street. However, comparable to celebrity spotting, Bahnhofstrasse is something every visitor...