I admit it, we Swiss are a strange people. Sometimes I joke that we’re the only landlocked island nation in the world. Although we’re surrounded by other nations, we could just as well be on a different planet. That’s why many people feel alienated when they visit Switzerland. If you understand the dos and don’ts in this quick guide to Swiss culture, you’ll surely find that we can be as sweet as our chocolate.
In the spirit of Easter, I’ve got another egg-or-chicken-conundrum for you to ponder. What was first, language or culture? Does our thinking, our culture influence our language or does our language shape the way we think? Life is a journey, not a destination… Right? I recently read an article on how the language you speak […]