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SwissPats

Nov 29, 2017

Thanksgiving came and went in Switzerland as just another Thursday, but something happened the next day that floored Don -- Black Friday is a thing here. The SwissPats discuss that phenomenon as well as the news that Amazon has signed an agreement with the Swiss post to provide rapid customs clearance. In other words...


Nov 22, 2017

The latest edition was recorded at Don's house and even though there is more than a month before Christmas, Suzi and Emma were subject to a view of his Christmas tree. Too early or nah? The SwissPats News Desk also makes its debut discussing the World Fondue Championships, dates you can shop on a Sunday this...


Nov 15, 2017

The Christmas season is upon us, whether you're ready or not. What's the first thing you need to do after putting on that ugly Christmas sweater? (Make a batch of egg nog?) Well, yeah, but then it'll be time to put up a tree. So, what side are you on -- Team Real or Team Fake? The SwissPats are firmly entrenched on...


Nov 8, 2017

Don and Suzi begrudgingly go back inside the classroom to meet with the International German Teacher based in Switzerland. Originally from Germany, Heike Reinhart has lived as an expat in both the U.S. and now Switzerland. She has developed a unique teaching style of establishing a teacher-student connection with an...


Nov 1, 2017

We were excited to talk Halloween in Switzerland until we realized that it would be over by the time the podcast was released. Too late. It was recorded and we're lazy. So enjoy our no longer topical conversation about Halloween in Switzerland as well as other random topics like bike crime and African penguins,...