• Viktoria3

    A Real Eurasian

    She was born in Kyrgyzstan to a Korean father and a German-Russian mother, raised in Germany and she now lives in Switzerland. Viktoria Kaschubinsky is a real Eurasian.

  • Colour photo of Albert Einstein

    Swiss Life: Einstein’s House

    A genius once lived in my neighbourhood. Perhaps you’ve heard of him? His name was Albert Einstein. Countless times, I’ve walked by his house on Hofstrasse 116  in ignorance until a taxi driver told me.

  • Vintage knitting picture

    Swiss Life: Stitch and Bitch

    I have a confession to make. I’m addicted to knitting and crocheting. It all started last winter when I joined a Stitch and Bitch group and I’ve been hooked ever since.

  • Animated portrait of the author of Days of Hanako

    A Comic Blog

    These days, it seems like everybody has a blog. But get this. I met a Japanese woman in Toronto, Canada, who has a comic blog – Days of Hanako.

  • Maui

    Hawaiian Adventures

    Aloha! Ever dreamed of going to Hawaii? Well, I certainly did. My dream came true – three times! There’s more to Hawaii than just a tropical getaway. Here are my Hawaiian adventures.

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  Most people associate Nuremberg with the war crimes trials. But did you know that the city is famous for one of the biggest Christmas markets in the world? Every year, the medieval German city attracts visitors from Europe, North America and Asia. I’m based in Zurich for a while, so I went to see […]