Swiss Watching: Inside the Land of Milk and Money by Diccon BewesSwiss Watching: Inside the Land of Milk and Money by Diccon Bewes

Swiss Watching: Inside the Land of Milk and Money

byDiccon Bewes

Paperback | January 5, 2012

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One country, four languages, 26 cantons, and 7.5 million people (but only 80% of them are Swiss): there's nowhere else in Europe like it. In a fascinating journey around Europe's most individual and misunderstood country, Bewes proves that there is more to Switzerland than banks and skis, francs and cheese.
Diccon Bewes is an experienced travel writer who has lived in Switzerland for four years. An 18-month world trip set him up for a career in travel writing, via the scenic route of bookselling. After ten years at Lonely Planet and Holiday Which? magazine, he decamped to Switzerland, where he is currently manager of the Stauffacher Engli...
Title:Swiss Watching: Inside the Land of Milk and MoneyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:228 pages, 8.5 × 5.38 × 1 inPublished:January 5, 2012Publisher:QuercusLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1857885872

ISBN - 13:9781857885873

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from no miss with this Swiss Not sure what a Diccon Bewes is but he should write more. This is one of the best travel essay books in this new century. If this doesn't get you interested in visiting Switzerland, nothing will.
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Bewes has an engagingly light and comic touch. The narrative moves with ease between subjects as diverse as graffiti and recycling, and it's easy to dip in and out of.-The Sunday Telegraph