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A friend of mine just asked what are the Zürich must do or what she should absolutely experience over a short 12 hour stay. I now realise that only one of the 6 thing I recommend has been written about on my blog. So I’m going to fix that and…

“Oslo is damn expensive” is what you read everyday on blogs and forums of international people in Oslo. THINK AGAIN! Coming from Zürich all seems quite cheap: food, housing, transport etc… I arrived 5 days ago in Oslo and here are my first impressions. On top of the cost of…

My Aussie (well Singaporean but we met in Australia) bestie Bev is in town, visiting us with her husband and two kids. I took her shopping to Glattszentrum in the morning to refill on our Nespresso Capsules. After a beautiful experience at the Nespresso store, trying out their new Peru…

This week I discovered another way to delicious food for less. Different to the Groupon deals I tried last time, this time is: help yourself! Yan Sushi und Wok: all you can eat Asian Buffet! How good can all you can eat asian buffet be in Zürich? Well not bad considering that…

As you know, Zürich has become the most expensive city in the world. As such, especially since we didn’t have stable income here, we started looking for good value deals and tried Groupon Schweiz deals four times, once for hairdresser and three time for restaurants. We had one miss and…

My husband is now working overseas and he came back home on Thursday 7th May as it was our 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY! We decided to celebrate the next day over lunch while the kids are at school so we could enjoy family time the evening before. We had heard of…

My husband got a good deal for a hygienist treatment on Groupon. It was in Oerlikon so we decided to have lunch there beforehand and picked Rolli’s steakhouse based on the good ratings on Google. The decor is typical of a steakhouse with red leather like seats, motorbike signs etc……

Manu’s taking the keyboard for that one as he is the one who went exploring it. Switzerland, number 1 chocolate country (sorry Belgian friends!), Lindt factory and Easter coming up. When you mix these 3 elements, it’s time to head to Lindt Ostermarkt and score some chocolates! We saw the…

My husband is turning 38 and for his lunch celebration I wanted something grand that will remind him of Zurich forever. The choice was easy: Dolder Grand Hotel, the iconic hotel with a view on the Lake and its very particular architecture, combining old and new.   As you arrive,…

Second recipe in the “What’s for dinner series”, with the same theme using the oven to make crispy, tender and juicy chicken legs. How to grill chicken legs in the oven? Prep time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 60 minutes Oven temperature: 200C degrees (390F) What are the few easy steps?…