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Postcards tagged: Switzerland

Spoiled Rotten in Switzerland

SWITZERLAND – Walking into the chalet, even my new leather pants experienced an inferiority complex. Amidst the heiresses in Hermès and runaways in Rodarte, Helmut Lang feels lame.

Expat Chronicles: The Hidden Swiss

ZURICH, Switzerland – Underneath that conservative MaxMara and Bally veneer lurk the hearts of Hells Angels. Everyone in Switzerland is the girl with the dragon tattoo.

Expat Chronicles: Halloween Turnips

ZURICH, Switzerland – No, mommy, you're not carving a pumpkin. You're carving a turnip. The Swiss Family Cuthberton faces the high-maintenance holiday root vegetable.

Independence Day

ZURICH, Switzerland – Swiss parents don't hover around the playgrounds waiting to intercept Moritz on his way to thump Reto for using his sandpit spades. Children are left to get on with it.

The Trouble with Swiss Markets

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND – As the Expat Chronicles of the Swiss Family Cuthbertson continue, Lou faces a formidable opponent: the not-so-super markets.  

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