Early winter gives new spring feelings! At least half the city seems to be taking part in a dating marathon. To help you out i put together some great ideas for a date with tips for different budgets.
PS. Falling in love is at your own risk. PPS. All tips are very suitable for happy couples too.
Dates for an (almost) empty wallet
Candle dipping (that's not a sexual innuendo!) Now that i'm old (or at least wise enough) not to put my hand into the hot wax, i find candle dipping very romantic. Here you'll find a list by Conviva Plus with all offers in town.
Ice skating If you’ve ever been to any ice rinks, I’m sure you’ve been pleasantly entertained by your own sliding and gliding, and the occasional fearful grabbing of anyone, or anything, close enough to stop you falling. Fortunately, Zurich hosts three ice rinks where you can spin and twirl as much as you like.
Finding indicators of the summer There are two places in Zurich where it's warm all year round: At the Botanical Garden you'll find three green houses, and at Stadtgärtnerei you'll find the Tropical and Palmtree houses. Both are very nice. If you like palm trees but prefer the cold, here's my guide to (almost) all palm trees in town.
Kissing corners In spring, i put together this map, showing where you'll find various hidden corners for a quiet (or loud) snog around town. Whether classic-romantic or a bit dirty, i've done the difficult research, so you don't have to. Now, pucker up, here's my favourite locations.
Dates with a bigger wallet (also not a sexual innuendo!)
Local Tourism How about a tour through Zurich? Even though I know Zurich like the back of my hand, I love to see the city through someone else's eyes. Here's a few selected tours in English through our beloved town.
Put your hands in the air! Since «How I Met Your Mother», Lasertag has become popular in Switzerland. Childish? Maybe. Funny? Certainly. You can play it, for example at Laser Arena.
Dates for a fat wallet
The Great Escape Break out of prison together? Steal some art? Be a hero? You can do this and more at various escape rooms in town. Here's an overview.
I'm currently redecorating my apartment and have been looking for unique furniture and pieces to make the «Ron Cave» my own. Fortunately Switzerland has tons of «Brockenhäuser», second hand shops where old furniture and beautiful
2. Sharing Is Caring
Shared living is all the rage andin a country where making friends is difficult and is renowned for it’s reserved population, it’s a great way of developing relationships and a sense of community. At the forefront of this concept is
3. Travel Back In Time
I love to listen to music when i am working and listening to the radio is part of my flow. But my taste is so eclectic and i love music from…well…all over the planet and from different points in time. So i am going to share how i am
1. Nature Photography
Images far from urban life
2. Russischer Transport
Welches russische Transportmittel würdet Ihr wählen: Gagarins Rakete "Wostok", den Bio-Lada oder das Dnepr Seitenwagengespann?
3. Pictures around the world
Show me your favorite pictures from the world, do not forget to mark them on the map!
1. A different perspective on breakfast
This is the shopping list that my flatmate Luki wrote on a post-it yesterday, which looks much the same as the lists of many other millenials. It took him three minutes to walk to the nearest shop, where he filled his basket,
1. Casa nostrana
Albisstrasse 25, 8038 Zürich
2. Lucky Dumpling: Authentic Chinese
6 years ago we welcomed 'Dini Mueter' to the Langstrasse. This summer, the bar and restaurant underwent a refurbishment and just reopened its doors with a new concept and a new name. Well, actually the new name is also the concept: Lucky
3. Ooki: All the way from Tokyo
Whenever a new Japanese restaurant opens somewhere, you can be sure that I’m not far behind. This new locale is called Ooki and serves gyoza, ramen, tempura, udon, Japanese curries and sake. The interior is very authentic, the