Posts tagged ‘UK’

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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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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Promoting empty seats in aeroplanes is crazy – but funny…

By Ben I’m on the early morning flight from London to Zurich, looking at the February 2015 edition of the Swiss inflight magazine. In the magazine…

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Isn’t the whole point of a party to get completely plastered (hopelessly drunk)?

In Switzerland people tend to drink moderately at parties. What’s the point of that? by Ben When I first went to a party in Zurich I…

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Brits aren’t such drunkards after all – but they are less restrained than the Swiss

Surprisingly Britain didn’t come top of the world’s beer drinkers. Unsurprisingly, neither did Switzerland by Ben I was surprised that Britain came a lowly 18th in…

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