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A new Swiss podcast for you to enjoy

July 7, 2021, No comments

Here it is: a new monthly podcast featuring yours truly. And of course, it’s all about Switzerland. Every month. Yes, there really...

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Art that you fall in love with at first sight

May 12, 2021, 23 Comments

There’s nothing quite like Joanne’s art, probably because there’s no one quite like Joanne. She is as original and authentic as her...

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My yoghurt battle with big supermarkets

March 19, 2021, 9 Comments

Yoghurt is a mess right now. It’s my staple breakfast, either with fruit or as the main part of Birchermüesli (I know,...

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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 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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A fabulous festival to remember

July 31, 2019, No comments

It’s big, it’s bright and it’s brilliant. Switzerland has plenty of festivals but none quite like the Fête des Vignerons. Not because...

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Is Switzerland the best country in the world?

January 25, 2019, 3 Comments

The best country in the world is… Switzerland. Again. After being No1 for the last two years, the Swiss have made it...

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Eight delicious facts about Swiss chocolate

March 31, 2018, 1 Comment

Chocolate. It’s one word that many people instantly associate with Switzerland, not just at Easter but all year round. But as you...

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