Basel Attractions 2015
Travels

Basel Attractions 2015

With our demi-tarif (half off) train passes expiring later this year, F and I have decided to make traveling in Switzerland a greater priority and, in particular, to Zurich – the largest city – and Basel, the Swiss city almost between the French and German borders. Zurich is still on the horizon but last weekend we decided … Continue reading

An Ode to Toblerone
Switzerland

An Ode to Toblerone

Even before moving to Switzerland, Toblerone had always been a part of my life (much like the line of St. Ives products and Swiss Miss, except that I’ve only recently come to find that these products feign their Swiss affiliation for the high-end association). Toblerone is actually my mother’s favorite chocolate bar. I always wondered why that was, considering that … Continue reading