Tag Archive: Switzerland

Switzerland from A – Z: B like Bern

Admit it, if I ask you to find a word starting with B and related to Switzerland you would think of…BANKS, of course! Well, so much has been said about Swiss banks lately, that… Continue reading

Switzerland from A – Z: A like August 1st

Obviously I was aware that Switzerland is small, but I did not really know how small until I read a newspaper article this morning: Switzerland only covers 0,03% on planet earth and would fit… Continue reading

Switzerland’s South – Ascona

You can find this lovely place in the Italian speaking part of Switzerland. Italian is one of the four Swiss official languages – just in case you did not know.  

Kloster Fischingen: worth a visit

As you already know, my favourite place in Switzerland (on Earth and without even having seen all the others yet), is Zermatt. But Zermatt is not the only lovely place to see in this… Continue reading

And the winner is…

Feeling the cold wind in my face, hearing is the sound of my snowboard  with each and every curve I take. I finally break, trying to splash my friends who are waiting for me… Continue reading

Dreaming of China 中国 …in Bern

Who has never heard of Bern?!?! Not New Bern in North Carolina, but Bern the capital of Switzerland. Nope, Zürich is not the capital of Switzerland, but Bern is. The Bundesrat (Federal Council),… Continue reading

Geneva for FREE

“Nothing is for free in Geneva” said the guy behind the money exchange counter  when I asked him to split my EUR 100 into 20 EUR bills and he pretended that he wanted 10%… Continue reading