Posts tagged ‘culture clash’

Switzerland is a sharing culture

Sharing is pretty ingrained in Switzerland By Ben There seems rather more of a culture of sharing things in Switzerland than in Britain. I first noticed…

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Tea time in Switzerland

Tea at two and apero at four – how peculiar By Ben The other day we invited friends over at 4.30 pm on a weekend afternoon in…

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Think London cyclists are crazy? Then you haven’t seen Zurich ones

By Ben Many Londoners moan about cyclists, how that so many of them weave around the pavements, jump red traffic lights and generally ignore a number…

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Wearing scarfs indoors is great: but don’t try this in Britain…

By Ben One thing I love about living in Switzerland is the chance to dress more flambuoyantly than in Britain, like a bit of a fop.…

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Are the Swiss insurance-crazy?

By Ben To Brits, the Swiss are not only known for cliches like their cuckoo clocks, army knives and cow bells, but also their insurance. Zurich…

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