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Doris Schröder, Kropp, DEU, 2 months ago
I'm looking for an awesome tattoo artist here in ther bernian region!
So if anyone knows something, let me know, i'll appreciate it!!
Marco Seneghini, Zurich, CHE, 2 months ago
does anyone know of a good photography course in Bern?
Lukas Arnold , Jena, DEU, 2 months ago
I would like to join also..photography basics would be perfect for the beginning. Could you show us something?
Anastasiya Namaste, Minsk, BLR, 2 months ago
Hi everybody. My name is Anastasiya, Im a journalist, work for magazine “Where Minsk”. Im writing an article about things that foreigners can never do in other country or they must do. Can you please help me and write some tips what foreigners cant do in Switzerland. Thank you in advance (P.S. if smb wants to give an interview , you’ll be more than welcome)
Syril Eberhart , Spiez, CHE, about 2 months ago
You can't come too late to a meeting.
You can't easely get friends. Swiss people are quite cloesed and you have to break their shell first.
You can't throw anything on the street (you have to put it in a rubish bin)
You can't break traffic rules (like speed limits, parking in non parking areas...) or else you will get a verry expensive penalty.
You can't waste anything (you have to finish your plate completly, so that there are no food rests remaining (spcially when you are invited by older people), or also for energy: allways switch off the light in rooms where you are just not inside)
You can't let water drops around the sink after cleaning your thooth or in the kitchen after cooking
You can't wait washing the dishes until the next meal (you have to make it straight after you finish eating)
You can't put everything in the bin, you have to separate organic, paper, carton, metall, aluminium, pet, glas, cans... and use a different conteiner for each type. So we have about 10 different conteiners.
Patrick Bolzli , Bern, CHE, 2 months ago
The informations on the tripadvisor page are a good start. In general: Swiss people don't like to talk about money (never ask for the income!).
So you are mostly looking for "behavioural rules", right?
You can't come with little money and expect to travel a lot using public transport, as it is very expensive, especially all the trains going up to the mountains. (If you are on a small budget, try hitch-hiking or ride-sharing. But this will not get you to Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe...)
In general, you can't come to Switzerland and then complain about the high prices. Well, you can, but it sucks.
You shouldn't call Swiss people "cute" ("twee"), as some Germans do. (For them, Germany is big and Switzerland is nice and small, therefore they think that Swiss people are nice and small and cute. But Swiss people find this very arrogant.)
You can't go shopping in the middle of the night. There are no 24/24 shops (except at some gas stations on highways).
You can't buy alcohol in Migros supermarkets. ;-)
You find some more information here:
Alberto Ferriani, Milano, ITA, 2 months ago
Please an help :) Probably, I don't know when, I will come for half a day in Bern, by car.
I'm looking for a parking and I see that on white and blue lines you have to pay and private parking cost a lot...probably the cheaper parking is the one in the BernExpo (2.20 CHF per hour) even if it is a little bit far from the center...
Do you have any other suggestions?
Really thanks for your help!
Westside shopping center is very cheap, CHF 0.20 per hour.
In the so called "blue zone" you can stay for free, just for a limited time.
Woody_Woodstock, Bern, CHE, 2 months ago
Hey people! I was wondering if there might be a pub in Bern that shows sports on TV. I found that PV has Rugby, but I was more thinking of watching Tennis somewhere.