Local Living

  • The new BVB trams (Basel City trams)

    Social norms in Basel Trams & Buses

    How should you behave in Basel’s trams and buses? While there are few official laws, many social norms and expectations are part of the Basel social culture.   » Quick overview   » General trams & buses   » Yellow (BLT) buses Recommendations in all trams and buses   Buzz Info: Tram Rules […]

  • When you arrive, go first to the strawberry farmer stand to weight your basket

    Strawberry Field Binningen

    When was the last time you picked fresh strawberries? Just seven walking minutes from the Basel boarder, in Binningen, you can pick strawberries as perfect as you like them.   » Fresh, close, & a great value   » Rules & recommendations   » Prices & what to do on arrival   » Several […]

  • How to park in Blue Parking Zones

    How to park in Blue Parking Zones

    How to park in Blue Zones (blue-lined parking spots)?    » How long can I park for?  » How to set the Blue-Parking-Disc  » Final Buzz How long can I park for? Blue-lined parking spots are free, but time-limited parking. However, during these times there are no parking restrictions:  Free […]

  • 1. Basel cathedral and the Pfaltz (balcony) overlooking the Rhine river and Kleinbasel

    Top 8 free summer activities in Basel

    Not sure what to do on a hot summer day? No problem! Here’s the latest Basel Buzz for the top 8 free summer activities in Basel and its tiurbs for adults and children.   » Historical sites   » Botanical Gardens   » Play Sports 1. Basel Cathedral with Pfalz (balcony) Not only is […]

  • Home&Garden at Basel Buzz focused on day-to-day needs - such as laundry

    An American-style Basel laundromat does exist!

    How often have you searched every possible forum for a Basel Laundromat without success?  The search is over!  Basel Buzz found a Laundromat for you! » What is it? » What to do while waiting? » Prices, Hours & Location » Final buzz Description This Laundromat is in a shipping […]

  • Car wash + vacuum in Oberwil

    Car wash + vacuum in Oberwil

    Basel offers several self-service car wash stations.  Pictured here is softcarwash in Oberwil, BL. Softwarwash has four high pressure self service spray stations, four vacuum stations, and an automated wash tunnel. Bonus: the largest Coop in the region (Mega Coop) and a big Migros are right next door. Basel Buzz will soon […]