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The chickens are back! Fribourg Natural History Museum MHN March-April

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The annual egg-hatching display is back at the Fribourg Natural History Museum this week! more info here: http://www.fr.ch/mhn/fr/pub/expositions/expositions_temporaires/actuellement.htm

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Living off Nature ! what to gather when ?

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LIVING OFF NATURE - WHEN AND WHAT TO GATHER ON YOUR COUNTRY WALKS DANDELION LEAVES: MID-MARCH to MID-APRIL (avoid cultivated fields) AIL DES OURS: MID-MARCH to MID-APRIL (smell first- onion smell- do not confuse with lily-of-the-valley) NETTLES: FROM...

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Tips for living in Fribourg

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SHOPPING IN SWITZERLAND Have you ever wondered whether prices in Switzerland are grossly inflated? CLICK HERE FOR PRICE COMPARISONS The website : http://www.barometredesprix.ch/ shows price comparisons for different categories of consumer goods. FOOD...

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Bramble bashing in “Verdilloud”

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Have you ever tried taking a shortcut across country in this forest? My advice is “don't”.This morning, on my leisurely stroll in a quiet part of the forest, I saw a horse (and rider) coming towards me in the distance. Annoyed at this interruption to...

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Shopping in Switzerland / or how shopping for a piano can lead to a wild goose chase around the cow pastures of Fribourg

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Follow this link for tips on how to shop for a piano in Fribourg: http://flyingkiwi.over-blog.com/2015/02/shopping-in-switzerland-or-how-shopping-for-a-piano-can-lead-to-a-wild-goose-chase-around-the-cow-pastures-of-fribourg.html

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English language newspapers and magazines in Fribourg

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Do you know that there is free access to English language newspapers and magazines in Fribourg? These are available in the READING ROOM of the - Bibliothèque cantonale et universitaire Fribourg- Rue Joseph-Piller 2, CH - 1701 Fribourg, Centrale téléphonique...

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books

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FOUND IN FRIBOURG CANTONAL LIBRARY LE PEUPLE DES MOUTONS (in French) by Rémy Cosandey Why the Swiss nearly always vote against their own interests.... This recent book on Swiss politics was published in 2011. Discover the rarely discussed issues of Swiss...

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Fribourg Festivals and Events

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CALENDAR OF FESTIVALS/EVENTS January * Fête des Rois February* Carnival link Salons de Modeste CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION Environmental Film Festival link March* Fribourg International Film Festival Carnival April* Easter May* Nature Festival Museum...

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