The Blurb On The Back:
One country, four languages, 26 cantons and 8 million people (but only 75% of them Swiss): welcome to Europe’s most individual country. But there’s more to Switzerland than banks and skis, francs and cheese. This is a place where the breathtaking scenery shaped a nation not just a tour itinerary, and where tradition is as important as innovation. It’s also been home to travel writer Diccon Bewes for over a decade.
Diccon started his Swiss explorations by seeking Heidi and finding the best chocolate, but soon became the ultimate outsider on the inside. He discovered that not all the cheese has holes, cuckoo clocks aren’t Swiss and the trains aren’t always on time. In fact, he uncovered the true meaning of Swissness and, in this new edition, started on the road to becoming Swiss himself.
The Review (Cut For Spoilers):