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Let's Talk About Chocolate

Everything in Switzerland is shockingly expensive.

Except chocolate.

Thank god.

One of my most pleasant discoveries has been the Chocolate Aisle in every grocery store, … 346 more words


Day 569: The Castle of Wolfenbach

The Castle of Wolfenbach is one of several “horrid” novels referred to in Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey. All of these novels, as I reported awhile back, are packaged together in a book for Kindle, so I thought I’d try them out. 547 more words


A Budget-Friendly Swiss Family Hike in the Clouds

Somewhere along the way we became that hiking family. You know, the ones with seriously ugly boots and those weird zip-off pants. I shudder to admit this, but I now consider SPF protection and water resistance rather than style when looking to buy new clothes. 1,440 more words

Traveling With Kids

Grüezi - Konnichiwa

People travel because it teaches them things they could learn no other way. – Lance Morrow

During my travels in Australia and Asia I met people from all over the world and it was very interesting to talk with them about the ideas they have about Switzerland.

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Brocki Love II

When I first came to Switzerland, I imagined spending all my time in Brockis, which are second-hand shops, and the closest they come to charity shops here. 999 more words


Swiss Quality Made in the USA

 Swiss Quality and Made in the USA: Are these contradictory terms? Not at all.

Although Meister Abrasives has sales offices strategically located worldwide, our unique grinding and dressing products are made in only two locations— Switzerland and the United States. 232 more words

Company News

Entering the world of Swiss Public School. Why???

So, the expat part of our Swiss adventure has come to an end ! After four years living in the lovely English speaking bubble of an International School we made the decision to that if was a now or never time to try a Swiss public school. 388 more words