Posts tagged ‘Switzerland’

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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Wonderful winter hike just one hour away from Zurich: Atzmännig

Recently on a Saturday morning: I saw some sunbeams and was immediately excited. After one week in the office without sun I felt the need to…

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Brilliant Bernese Oberland

By Ben Switzerland is 41,285 square kilometres in size, give or take a few centimetres. The UK is 243,610 square kilometres. I’m no mathematician, but by…

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Is compulsory voting a good thing?

By Ben I was surprised to learn that voting is compulsory in a part of Switzerland – the Schaffhausen canton. People who don’t vote in Schaffhausen…

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What’s with the names the wrong way round?

By Ben When I’m in Switzerland I’ve noticed that sometimes people hand me business cards with their name back to front, ie West Ben rather than…

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