All posts tagged Basel

Carnival princess
February 28, 2012, 11 Comments

The Basler Fasnacht, or Carnival, is one of the biggest festivals in the Swiss calendar, and it’s a pretty full calendar!

Is this the street where you live?

June 2, 2011, 7 Comments

   A rather different post today. A man in Texas sent me this photo and asked if I could identify the street (yes, I get a lot of interesting emails ...


The five best things about Basel

May 9, 2011, 7 Comments

For many Swiss people, Basel means the three Fs: football, Fasnacht and pharmaceuticals, all loved and hated in equal measure.

  • Swiss Watching is back on tour!
    March 15, 2011, No comments

    Spring has sprung, the bears are out and the chocolate fest (aka Easter) is on its way. All that means one thing: Swiss Watching is hitting the road again.

  • Swiss Watching on tour!
    August 30, 2010, 5 Comments

    The time has come for Swiss Watching to go on the road (well, rails actually as I don’t have a car). This week sees the start of various events around […]