Entries by Dimitri

Ski Lift Nostalgia

Having recently spent a day skiing in the Swiss Alps, it occurred to me how drastically technology has changed since my childhood. Most traditional ski lifts have now been replaced by high-speed...

World’s First Zero Star Hotel

I bet you would have never guessed that of all places, Switzerland has had the world's first zero star hotel! That is zero as in null, nada, none. This art installation turned franchise opportunity originated when two creative brains chose an abandoned fallout shelter as an exhibit space. For some reason, the concept of bare necessities resonated […]

5 Unique Swiss Army Knives

Chocolate Swiss Army Knife Here is a gift for your chocolate loving, tool collecting uncle: A perfect combination of the finest Swiss chocolate and the niftiest multi-tool out there! More information                             MP3 Player Swiss Army Knife Think you're part of the […]

Luxury Public Toilets

Apart from like everywhere, luxury can also be found in unusual places in Switzerland. These clever one-way mirror toilets are not your average potty, but they sure stand out from the crowd! More common are public bathrooms in major train stations called Mc Clean: For a fare of roughly 2 bucks, you get to sit […]

Free Züri Fäscht Program Guide 2010

Once every 3 years, the entire city of Zurich shuts down to make space for my favorite festival ever: Züri Fäscht! As you can imagine, I will be there to watch the various air shows and fireworks, to eat the good food, and to simply have a great time! The weather forecast is calling for a heatwave, so […]