Top Things to do in Lugano: My Experience, Tips and Recommendations

Top Things to do in Lugano: My Experience, Tips and Recommendations

As I had mentioned in my last article, this summer, it was the first time we took an intra-country vacation for 12 days! Yes, to me it sounded like a lot…but it was totally worth it. So, post spilling all the details of our shenanigans in the Bernese Oberland , in this one I am [...]

Forgive Yourself

Forgive Yourself

Author: Nayana Chakrabarti, Parenting and Education Editor As I write this, in December, I think I’ve read and heard the words ‘social distancing’ enough times to last me a lifetime! I still remember hearing it for the first time on the ‘The Late Show’ and snorting with laughter. Social distancing? What was that? Oh, if [...]

The New Normal

The New Normal

By now, you’ve probably heard this phrase gazillion times and by now, you have probably warmed up to the new normal. In this article, I present to your different definitions of the “new normal” across countries, cultures, and situations. Pragati Siddhanti, Founder - My Swiss Story, Basel, Switzerland My Swiss Story: The New Normal, Picture [...]

Offbeat Travel in Switzerland : A Day Trip to Wasserfallen

Offbeat Travel in Switzerland : A Day Trip to Wasserfallen

If there was an idea of the perfect family day trip, then a trip to Wasserfallen is the perfect answer. I live in Basel and getting to Wasserfallen is very convenient. There is always enough and more to do any given the time of the year. Today, I’m going to take you a day-long itinerary [...]

Swatch Skin Collection: The Time is Now!

My relationship with time has evolved over the years. And somehow, the beginning of fall always makes me wonder about the entirety of the year. Maybe this is an after-effect of the chill in the air and dried leaves strewn across the streets of Basel. Today, it's  time to step back and reflect on my [...]