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Basel Fasnacht

Basel Fasnacht 2015 in 20 photos

Basel's Fasnacht, as Carnival is known here--is a blur of sight and sound, color and music. It goes on non-stop in the city's Old...
Basel Fasnacht

A Basel Fasnacht primer

I love quirky cultural traditions, and Basel's Carnival celebration is right up there when it comes to quirky. In our years in Switzerland, Tom...
Basel Fasnacht

Basel Fasnacht: a lexicon

Basel Fasnacht, as Carnival is known here, is conducted primarily in Basel Deutsch, the local German dialect. In fact, many of the terms describing...
Basel Fasnacht

The characters of Basel Fasnacht

Costumes worn by Fasnacht participants come in many forms. Clique members will dress to suit the subject chosen for by the group for lampooning...
Basel Fasnacht

The (mostly unwritten) rules of Basel Fasnacht

Life in Switzerland is orderly, no surprise there. Fasnacht turns that tidy world upside down—for starters, it takes place during the first week of...
Marchers in the annual Fasnacht parade, Basel, Switzerland

Fasnacht for a foodie

Four days ago before dawn, Basel's carnival opened with a bang. More than any other event on the city calendar, Fasnacht, called "the three...
Chef flaming a dish in the kitchen

Anita’s Feast celebrates ten years

Anita’s Feast began around a table with our neighbors in Basel, Switzerland, as we unpacked the Swiss ritual of raclette to a background of...
Vogel Gryff

In Basel, Switzerland, the antics of Vogel Gryff

A resounding boom from a raft on the Rhine, and the “only in (Klein)basel” ritual known as Vogel Gryff is underway. When Tom and...
Stirring the pot in Graubunden

Raise a glass to food and wine travel!

https://youtu.be/JCa3_A0Yams For Tom and me, 2015 ends where it began—in Basel, Switzerland. We've spent a quiet holiday season, taking in local Christmas markets and concerts,...

Carnival in Switzerland’s remote Lötschental

It's February in Switzerland's Lötschental, a long valley deep in the hinterlands of the Bernese Alps. Mountains are blanketed with white powder, and the...
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