Swiss National Day Buns

10 things people (wrongly) assume about the Swiss

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The Swiss have long been the most misunderstood people in Europe. According to the rumors, they are evil bankers and xenophobic backwoodsmen...
Festung Fürigen - Swiss Fort

So we peeked inside a secret military bunker in Switzerland

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When I first heard about the secret fortresses hidden all over Switzerland. I was in serious doubt whether they could be legit – or legal...
Bernina Pass Lake

17 Interesting Facts about Switzerland's Lakes and Mountains

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Switzerland was pretty flat a few million years ago. This was until the plates started moving and the Alps took shape. These facts about Switzerland...
Swiss National Day Quiz - Geranium Amden

How well do you know Switzerland? Take the 2nd annual Swiss quiz.

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Every year, August 1 signifies the anniversary of the Federal Charter of 1291. And every year, Newly Swissed is putting together a fun Swiss quiz...
Swiss American Quiz

This Quiz is about Switzerland's Influence in the United States

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On the occasion of America's Independence Day, here is a simple Swiss American quiz that covers the strong ties of Switzerland and the United States...
Horse Butcher "Pferdemetzg" in Uster

11 Quite Shocking Facts about Switzerland

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I'm sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but not everything about Switzerland is rainbows and unicorns. Here are some shocking facts about Switzerland...
SapoCycle Foundation

SapoCycle - How Swiss Bubbles Save Lives (and Livelihoods)

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Hotels have been advocating the responsible use of towels for years. But what about the complimentary soaps? SapoCycle is on a mission to...
Chaplin's World Vevey

14 Things to know about the new Chaplin's World Museum

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Chaplin’s World has been 15 years and 60 million francs in the making. It is located on a vast property near Vevey where Chaplin lived with his family...
Gottardo 2016 - Rail Tunnel

15 Mind-Blowing Figures about the Gotthard Base Tunnel

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The deepest point of the Gotthard Base Tunnel is 2.3 km below the Alps - that's 1.5 times the depth of the Grand Canyon...