Fastnacht for Beginners
I have lived here for 30 years and I am still learning about this cultural fascination (bordering on fanaticism) with Fastnacht. I don’t know when it starts or finishes. Somebody moves the dates every year!
Fastnacht - Still lots to Learn
"Dekoriert" - Even I know what that means - "Decorated". Maybe I didn't comprehend the entire meaning as my next blooper will Show.
Every appointment was an opportunity for my cultures to collide. How did I overcome?
One Word - Big Difference
One letter can create a new meaning. One word can create havoc.
My First Times Summer
It is not what you are thinking. What causes Herr and Frau Swiss to demand change? It's not politics.
The Carnival Parade
A foreigners guide to Fastnachtsumzug - Swiss style.
Cooking Asparagus Almost Like a Swiss
Have you ever tried to peel cooked Asparagus?
Shopping Lessons 101
Deciphering the opening and closing times for Swiss Shops.
Ouch it Hurts!
What a difference one word can make.