Summer in Switzerland- Things we do as a Family

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Summer is the best time in Switzerland. After the freezing cold days of Winter and rains in April/ May, people eagerly wait for summer to begin which is usually in the month of June. All the ski stuff, winter jackets, wraps and cardigans are put inside the closets and the summer shorts, floral dresses and … Continue reading Summer in Switzerland- Things we do as a Family

Swiss National Day Fireworks

On the 1st of August in the year 1291, three men from three of the 26 cantons (member states of the Swiss Confederation) in Switzerland, namely Uri, Schwyz and Unterwalden, came together and swore eternal allegiance to one another, promising mutual help and assistance. This oath ceremony, which denoted the birth of Switzerland, took place in … Continue reading Swiss National Day Fireworks

Department Outing, Thommis Alm

Every year, each department in our company organizes a team event. These events comprise games, drinks, food and fun. Last year (the year I joined), there was a Barbecue party at a restaurant called Zum Reitplatz. This year, our department hosted an outing at the Thommis alm. Thommis Alm (or Alp) is a rambling Farm as … Continue reading Department Outing, Thommis Alm