Category Archives: Basel

Relaxing in Switzerland

jon & balou

Sundays are meant for relaxing in our book.  The home we are house sitting has beautiful views of the mountains and fields, which we are enjoying from the back porch today.  As our trip is drawing to a close, we

Swiss National Day!

swiss national day feature

We arrived to Basel, Switzerland just in time for their Independence Day, also known as Swiss National Day.  The official day is on August 1st, but they start celebrating on July 31st in the cities.*  We were invited by the

We are in Basel, Switzerland!

Great guesses everyone!  We are actually in a suburb of Basel on a house sitting assignment.  We are taking care of a dog, 2 cats, 1 kitten and 3 guinea pigs…it’s a zoo!!  We love house sitting though and the