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The ultimate doable Swiss bucket list

October 2, 2017, 3 Comments

Hike the Eiger Trail. Make your own Swiss Army Knife. Watch the sunrise from on top of Rigi. Switzerland has more than...

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Five referendum lessons from Swiss politics

June 16, 2017, 1 Comment

The Swiss understand referendums. They have to because they have one every few months not every few years. And they can be...

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An outsider’s inside view of Switzerland

May 19, 2017, 4 Comments

Being a stranger in a not-so-strange land is never dull. Sometimes challenging, sometimes amusing, always interesting. And being an outsider on the...

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What the Fooby is going on?

March 2, 2017, 2 Comments

It’s a new word that’s everywhere at the moment but what does it mean? Fooby might look English but no native English-speaker...

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Switzerland stars at the Oscars

January 24, 2017, No comments

Swiss nominations at the Oscars don’t come along very often, and winners even less so (scroll down to the bottom for more...

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Happy Swiss Christmas everyone!

December 24, 2016, No comments

Christmas is a very Swiss festival. Not because the day has anything to do with Switzerland but because its first two letters...

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How to be Swiss: an instruction manual

December 8, 2016, 5 Comments

The art of being Swiss isn’t an easy thing to master, even if you have a head start by being born that...

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80 Maps is coming to America!

September 15, 2016, No comments

October will be Swiss map month in America this year!

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The five stages of Brexit grief

June 27, 2016, 10 Comments

“First came denial. No, no, no – although my language might have been a little more colourful.

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A special US offer for Around Switzerland in 80 Maps!

June 19, 2016, No comments

A 15% discount and free shipping to the USA! How about that for a great deal for a great book.

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