I just came across this clip from Comedy Central and thought it was hilarious! As part of his Olympic coverage, Colbert actually managed to challenge a Swiss representative to a game of "fondue pong", a never before heard of cultural adaptation of beer pong! Oh yeah, also, the guy WAS speaking Swiss German, but you […]
As the founder, editor and community manager of Newly Swissed, Dimitri owns the strategic vision. He is passionate about storytelling and is a member of the Swiss Travelwriters Club.
Dimitri loves discovering new trends and covers architecture, design, start-ups and tourism.
Entries by Dimitri
The Swiss may be a peculiar people when it comes to imposing bureaucracy in order to fix trivial things...
This is how an ad agency has envisioned Switzerland as part of their campaign for the 2009 Sydney International Food Festival. It is neat that the foods used to create this flag were actually imported to Australia from Switzerland! (Source: Adland.tv)
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 Most traditional ski lifts have now been replaced by high-speed...
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 […]
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 […]
In these tough economic times, Switzerland has found a new way to capitalize on its mountains and put dozens of people back to work...
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 […]
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 […]