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These Swiss lakes have a good chance of freezing over

There is never a guarantee that Switzerland's lakes freeze over. Because for a perfect surface of black ice, several environmental factors need to align...
Swiss Samichlaus and Schmutzli

These Swiss Christmas traditions surprised me

I grew up in a religious home with the original story of Christmas. When I moved halfway across the world, I realized that Swiss Christmas traditions are...
Wool Selection in Switzerland

18 things that the Swiss take for granted

Switzerland has a top-notch transportation system, an immaculate nature and a social welfare system. I've observed that many Swiss take these for granted...
2016 Swiss Gift Guide

The Ultimate Swiss Holiday Gift Guide

Christmas is just around the corner and you might be struggling to think of gifts for your friends and loved ones. Here are some unique Swiss gift ideas...
Gottardo Rail Tunnel

We wandered around the world's longest rail tunnel - at 31 degrees Celsius

Shortly before the opening of Switzerland’s 57 kilometer rail tunnel, we have officially become pioneers. The Gottardino limited train took us inside...
Zürich West Wall Art

18 Fresh Photographs from Zürich's Urban Westside

There was a time when Zürich city limits were defined by the lake, the rivers and the surrounding hills. Much has changed since then...
Typical Swiss Geranium Flowers

12 typically Swiss things that are not cheese or watches

Name three typical Swiss things! If your answer includes cheese, chocolate or watches, you need to read on. Because I have compiled...
SBB Green Class - Future of Mobility

I am shaping the future of mobility with SBB Green Class

Modern day mobility as we know it has historic roots. But what if we could hit the RESET button as a progressive society? SBB Green Class does just that...
Shop Local - Soeder in Zürich

The Shop Local app is a new way to discover Zürich

Despite the outcries to save Zürich’s shops and cafés, big business continues to gain ground. The Shop Local app helps to discover...