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The Big Swiss Quiz 2020: Day 1 questions

December 7, 2020, 8 Comments

Welcome to my Big Swiss Quiz! Six great prizes (including tickets up to Jungfraujoch, Schilthorn or Titlis), great fun (who doesn’t love...

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The Big Swiss Quiz 2020

December 6, 2020, 6 Comments

Why not end 2020 with a bang? Have a go at my Big Swiss Quiz and maybe win one of six great...

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Affordable comfortable business hotel in Geneva

December 2, 2020, No comments

I was in Geneva on business so why not stay in a hotel that is aimed squarely at business travellers? You can’t...

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How to vote the Swiss way

November 25, 2020, 1 Comment

The Swiss vote. A lot. But most of those votes are in referendums every few months, whereas elections are every four years....

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Stylish boutique hotel with outdoor oasis in Basel

November 11, 2020, No comments

It must have been fate. I had planned to go to The Passage hotel three doors down but they insisted check in...

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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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