Our Trip to Switzerland – What happens in Basel, stays in Basel


This is the (much/slightly) anticipated part 2 of our trip to Switzerland blog in which we cover the history of Basel. It’s been quite a while since the last post so, if you want to get up to speed, you can read part 1 here.

When we’re starting out on a journey into a new city or area, I always like to try and find out a little bit about the history of the place to get an idea of what makes it tick and possibly, guide us into some interesting locations that we otherwise may not have found. Continue reading “Our Trip to Switzerland – What happens in Basel, stays in Basel”

Our Trip to Switzerland – Part 1


Birthdays are a difficult time in our house. I say birthdays, but what I really mean is my birthday and when I say they’re difficult, what I specifically mean is that they’re difficult for Cath. She has the unenviable task of working out what I might want when even I haven’t the slightest idea of what that is.
Whenever I’m asked by anyone what I’d like for birthdays, Christmas’, breakfasts’ or any other event that requires me to give others a window into my desires, I simply adopt a bemused look before shrugging my shoulders and uttering a distinctly unhelpful “I don’t know”. Continue reading “Our Trip to Switzerland – Part 1”