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Finally, a Smartwatch That Doesn’t Look Like a Geek Watch

It is widely acknowledged that most smartwatches are ugly. It’s as though a group of hardware manufacturers formed a consortium and set a range of ugliness standards for these ultra-geeky watches. 990 more words


New Year's Eve Lausanne Cathedral Switzerland

There is nothing the Swiss in Lausanne like better to do on New Year’s eve then to pretend to burn down their cathedral, a beautiful structure dating back to the 12th century. 64 more words


Des Alpes Mitchelton

Des Alpes has been serving up Swiss cuisine with a twist for twenty-one years on Blackwood Street in Mitchelton. 160 more words


Sunday in Switzerland - Zofingen - a virtual visit - the Swiss and work!

A pretty town where tourists sadly rarely go – lovely old fashioned restaurants, some great little shops, an intact town centre with cobblestones and shops that remind you what it was like to peruse wares before every city looked the same with uniform offerings of Zara, H&M, Talie Weijl (or however it is spelled), Burger King, McDonald and Starbucks. 431 more words

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Swiss Spitzbuben Cookies

Here in Switzerland, if you only bake one cookie around Christmas, this is likely to be the one!  Its name – Spitzbuben – roughly translated, means “Cheeky Boy”, and is taken from the word that originated in the 16th century meaning “trickster” or “con-man”. 349 more words


Vacationing in the Swiss Alps: The Exclusive Chalet Bear

If you are looking to relax and unwind this Holiday Season or celebrate the New Year surrounded by the majestic splendor and snow-filled brilliance of the Swiss Alps, the exquisite Chalet Bear is the place to be. 14 more words

Swiss that changed the world

Albrecht von Haller (1708 – 1777), genius anatomist, physiologist, naturalist and poet

He was born of an old Swiss family at Bern. He is considered the father of experimental physiology, who made prolific contributions to  78 more words

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