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One week before the biggie in Basel, Allschwil has its own rather smaller scale Fasnacht celebrations. The cortege starts at 2pm on Sunday 22nd February and officially ends at 4pm - but few people actually go home just then!
If you fancy getting into the swing of Fasnacht early - and many Basel Clicques do just [...]
This article was first published on 10th April 2004
Brausebad has, to coin a phrase, “Location, Location, Location”. It also has one of Basel’s best parks. So what else does this pleasant quarter of Gross Basel have to offer?
Posted: September 25th, 2008 under Child Friendly, Eating Out, Entertainment, Information, Neighbourhoods, Sport.
Tags: Allschwil, Basel Zoo, Brausebad, Eating Out, Jazz, Religion, Schools, Schuetzenmattpark, Shopping, Spalenring, Sport, Trams
This article first appeared on 21st November 2004.
The Gundeldingen area of Basel (more usually know as the Gundeli) is, in my humble opinion, a great area to live in, but it’s possibly not for everyone. The area itself lies roughly between the Bahnhof SBB and rail lines to the North, Margarethen Park to the [...]
Posted: September 11th, 2008 under Neighbourhoods, Sport, Things To Do.
Tags: Bahnhof, Basel, Bowling, Dance, Eating Out, Food, Gundeli, Running, Shopping, Sport, St Jakob, Take Away, Tennis, Zoo
This article was originally published on 24th November 2004.
Basel Expats is nothing if not a community, and I am very grateful to two of our readers who have provided me with the basis for this article between them. Camilla Flowitt-Hill lives in Breite proper, while David Bergin lives further up the River Birs closer to [...]
Posted: September 10th, 2008 under Neighbourhoods.
Tags: Apartments, Basel, Breite, Food, Freies Gymnasium, Gellert, Ice Skating, ISB, Pizza, Restaurants, Rhine, River Birs, Shopping, St Jakob, Swimming, Thai