When people think of Switzerland, chocolate is normally one of the first things that comes to mind. And after 6 weeks getting to know this place I am proud of how Mike and I are doing our upmost to sample different flavours and overall take great pleasure in choosing the next brand we should feast upon.
With this chocolate mission well and truly underway we were very excited to discover that this weekend, not a 5 minute walk from our apartment, was the Salon du Chocolat – code for, an afternoon of chocolate induced sugar highs and lows…
Walking into Zurich’s large conference and exhibition centre I had big hopes for the afternoon ahead. With live music playing Mike and I wandered throughout the chocolate stands and as we picked up speed we also sharpened our elbows and put on our best smiles to push our way through and blag as much free chocolate as possible. We did ourselves proud.
The choice was phenomenal. Coming from the UK I was always bowled over by the variety in Hotel Chocolat found on many UK highstreets but today raised the (chocolate) bar. To name a few highlights we had…
Mike Stuart moved to Switzerland in 2013 when his better half Zoë landed a job in Zurich.