Want to learn more about, Swiss traditions, politics, history or food culture, Bergli have a book for your Christmas list

Facebook Instagram Pinterest Twitter Youtube Bergli Books Since 1988, Bergli Books has been publishing books in Switzerland that bridge intercultural gaps. Its mostly-English list focuses on the cultural diversity, rich history and cultural attitudes and values of the Swiss, and their interactions with international people living in Switzerland. Here I review 5 books sent to […]

Swiss beauty – skin and hair care review

Hi, my name is Louise and I am a skincare junky. I am an avid follower of Caroline Hirons, Dominique Sachse and Trinny Woodall and I am constantly in search of a new wonder cream, lotion of potion to make the best of myself. Here, I review all things Swiss beauty.

I started my Swiss beauty review with a trip to my local pharmacy, searching the shelves for all of the Swiss products I could find. After living in Basel for more than 10 years I had heard of most of the brands, Mettler and Weleda have become favourites of mine, I had some Biokosma bought for my birthday a few years ago and I buy a La Prairie skin cream or serum every year when I get my bonus. Filabe and Rausch were new to me. I when I left Dropa with a bag full of treats that would suit my normal to dry skin.

Read on to find more about each company, which products I tested and what I found out about these products.

Wonderful things to do in October

Well, the weather has certainly changed and the nights are getting darker earlier which makes me want to stew food and eat lots of molten cheese.  What are the best things to do in Basel in October?  Search for an amazing pumpkin, enjoy the parks and gardens of Basel, go to the Theatre, relax in the spa or go to one of the many Museum’s in Basel.

Things to do in Basel July

Facebook Instagram Pinterest Twitter Youtube Summer 2020 Previous Next Swim outside Take a swim outside whether that is in the Rhine, at a Rhine side Badi, at one of the outdoor swimming pools or visit the very special Naturbad in Riehen.  Read more here Outdoor Swimming at the Natur Bad in Riehen Go to Basel’s […]