Posts Tagged:culture

Skiing & Snowboarding Slang for Dummies

There are tons of words and phrases snowsports junkies use that don`t make any sense, even to other skiers & boarders. Below is an incomplete list of adjectives, nouns, verbs & phrases that you`d be correct wondering what it was that strange goggle wearing creature just said. Skiing & Snowboarding Slang Words Shred (verb): to ride aggressively This term originally…

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Driving in Switzerland: Avoiding Radars and General Safety

Driving in the Swiss Alps is never a mindless, cruise-control experience. You`ll need to remind yourself that while operating a motor vehicle, turning around to look behind at the incredible scenery you just passed might not be the smartest idea. Besides, the scenery will be equally magnificent up ahead. In all seriousness, a higher degree…

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Eichof Beer: fresh as a mountain stream because it`s from one

We stopped buying bottled water a long time ago. Environmentally it`s the responsible thing to do, but we`re also fortunate to live in a place where our drinking water comes from natural, clear mountain springs. We also stopped drinking bottled water because bottled beer in Central Switzerland is just so much better than boring H2O.