5 Unique Ideas to celebrate Special Occasions in Switzerland

5 Unique Ideas to celebrate Special Occasions in Switzerland

Author: Ipsita Barua, Travel Editor Birthdays, anniversaries and other special occasions are best made memorable by the company and the experience. Cakes, streamers, cupcakes, balloons are the usual, but how about celebrating with a unique experience? Like staying in a tree house, or having fondue suspended in a cable car high up in the Alps or [...]

The Migratory Mum

The Migratory Mum

Yesterday, I woke up at the crack of dawn, made lunch, schlepped across Zurich for my 10 year old son’s German class, schlepped all the way back home, dropped my son off, picked up my daughter and travelled all the way across again in order to attend Durga Pujo - the Bengali/East Indian iteration of [...]

Field Notes from #amuminprogress Vol 2: Being Kind To Ourselves as Parents

Field Notes from #amuminprogress Vol 2: Being Kind To Ourselves as Parents

In a world, where you can be anything, be kind. Isn’t that what the message below reads? Be kind. My Swiss Story, Field Notes from #amuminprogress Vol 2, Pic Credit: Unsplash Simple. So simple, so effective that it is a powerful social media hashtag. The phrase ‘Be Kind’ is so ubiquitous that sometimes it cancels [...]

Demystifying Montessori

Demystifying Montessori

Montessori schools are one of the most popular forms of alternative education found globally. In this article, I will strive to detail Maria Montessori’s philosophy and methodology. However, this article also tells the story of how I demystified Montessori for myself in order to understand it better. To put it bluntly, this article also represents [...]