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Video from a fire parade ... Wait. A what?!?!

Feb 19, 2018

Yeah, you heard that right. Suzi and Don attended the Chienbäse in Liestal, Switzerland and all they got were singed eyebrows. So what does "Chienbäse" mean? Essentially, it's a fire parade that marches through the city center of this small Swiss town.

Check out the video that Suzi made showing the Cheinbäse in...


Feb 14, 2018

The SwissPats sit down with writer, explorer, mom and expat Tanya Deans of Swiss Family Fun (a.k.a. Moms:Tots:Zurich) to talk traveling tips. Deans, an American, has lived in Switzerland the last 12 years and quickly developed a reputation as the go-to source for tips on traveling throughout Switzerland and Europe —...


Feb 7, 2018

That is the question. Suzi was shushed at a Swiss spa (say that five times fast) and sides are taken: Team Suzi or Team Old Swiss Lady. Also, there is a taste test of a seasonal Swiss snack, Fastenwähe, the girls enlighten Don about the TV show Eurovision, and you can now get a degree in yodeling at Lucerne University.


Jan 31, 2018

The SwissPats go on location to interview Kate Bottriell at her business, ecoChair. Kate founded ecoChair on the belief that buying quality secondhand, design and vintage furniture is a simple way to minimize our collective impact on the environment. The SwissPats also discuss attending an upcoming fire parade (yeah,...


Jan 24, 2018

Emily Engkent, a video producer at Watson, joins the podcast to discuss her popular video blog. Engkent, known as Emily National, stepped in front of the camera about a year ago and has since developed numerous popular (and, of course, funny) videos about her “Canadian views of Swiss things.” Also, Emma returns from...