Geneva is the only canton that does not have a “pay as you pollute” trash bag tax. It seems we have been granted, or perhaps taken, another year to reach a federally imposed objective of recycling 50% of our household waste. Currently, we stand at 48.6%.
Last week I wanted to call the radio station to point out that we weren’t suffering from the Bise which they kept referring to. It was obviously the Bise Noire.
Think you know everything about Switzerland? Here are a few sample rounds from our Trivia Night at the Club.
It seems fitting that Switzerland has a theme for our newest series of bank notes.
Two things I love during the holidays are tradition and simplicity.
Cold weather, long nights and Christmas holidays call for a good book . So whether for yourself or a friend, why not choose locally? Switzerland has some renown authors.
You will be awed by the mirror stairwell, smile at this crazy-haired man’s romances and fascinated by his brilliance at such a young age. You will discover his heartaches around a lost baby and the part he played in the nuclear bomb.
As my husband kicked the brake clamp (because that’s what men do to fix things), I thought, “We’re in a foreign country! What do we do?”