Basel World For The First Time

Basel World For The First Time

I had the privilege (is that what I am calling it now?) to visit Basel World 2017 as Team Be for Beauty. For the uninitiated, Basel World is one of the biggest events on the horology calendar and watch lovers from all over the world flock the exhibition halls at MessePlatz. This was my first [...]

Knocking On Heaven’s Door: The Beautiful Doors of Basel

Knocking On Heaven’s Door: The Beautiful Doors of Basel

Is this what Bob Dylan was talking about? The best part of moving to Switzerland, one of the most beautiful countries in the world, is that you find beauty doing the ordinary.  It was on one of my daily walks around the block in Basel when I realised that the doors of Basel are awe-striking. [...]

Lörrach – when the borders make a difference!

Lörrach – when the borders make a difference!

Lörrach is a city in southwest Germany, in the valley of the Wiese, close to the French and the Swiss borders. This is the second time we visited Lörrach, while we took different routes both times, the purpose was the same - shopping. #1 - Getting there (from Basel) - Tram #6 and then bus 16 which drops [...]

The Groceries Edit: Hits and Misses at Basel

The Groceries Edit: Hits and Misses at Basel

After a month of being a Swiss resident and living in Basel, I'm going to talk about, yep, you guessed it, grocery shopping at Coop. Running your house depends heavily on your grocery store  A month ago, we arrived in Basel on a somewhat cool Saturday. It was an informed decision after my husband told [...]