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Autumn is Switzerland’s best season

October 27, 2020, No comments

I love autumn, or fall if you come from over the water, and I especially love Switzerland in autumn. The colours are...

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Enjoy rustic chic and amazing views up on a mountain

September 30, 2020, No comments

I called it my corona bonus: being able to get a room in one of Switzerland’s famous mountain hotels. Normally you have...

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Four Noes and a Yes: voting in a Swiss referendum

September 23, 2020, 1 Comment

I’ve just voted for the first time as a Swiss citizen. Actually it was for the first five times as there were...

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Immerse yourself in Switzerland

August 5, 2020, No comments

Living in a foreign country can be hard, even one as wonderful and accessible as Switzerland. Sometimes you want to know more...

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The long road to becoming Swiss

June 10, 2020, 2 Comments

It only took 979 days. That’s longer than the siege of Leningrad and almost as much time as the Brexit negotiations. But...

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When size matters: the biggest clock in Switzerland

May 29, 2020, No comments

It’s a simple question: what is the biggest clock in Switzerland? For a land that is famous for its timepieces, you’d think...

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The Expert Guide has arrived

April 30, 2020, No comments

The shops might be closed, and the Swiss borders too, but that’s not going to stop us publishing my new book. The...

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A virtual treasure hunt through Bern

March 30, 2020, 1 Comment

It’s hard to visit Bern these days, even if you live in Switzerland. Seeing as we are all under a shutdown, I...

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The day that Bern stood still

March 22, 2020, 3 Comments

The buildings look the same but the city certainly doesn’t. Bern is empty. It’s as if its heart and soul have been...

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The Expert Guide is coming soon!

February 19, 2020, 2 Comments

One year in the making with fifteen different authors and three translators. The result? The Expert Guide to Your Life in Switzerland,...

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