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Quiz Set 1 - Matthias Neuhaus, Switzerland

Switzerland vs. Kazakhstan (they're actually quite alike)

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5365 kilometers. That's the distance between Switzerland and my beautiful hometown of Almaty in Kazakhstan. And if you were to compare...
Swiss Restaurant Mark - Sternen

Why are so many Swiss restaurants called "Sternen"?

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Sure, restaurant signs are a common thing around the world. But the historical background of such signs is slightly different here in Switzerland...
Swiss Air Lines Roundabout Kloten

Here are 25 unmistakable signs that you are turning Swiss

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Some come to Switzerland for an au pair year. Others have an expat contract for several years. Whatever the duration, everyone has a breaking point...
Swiss 20 franc bills

More things you'll never hear a Swiss person say

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The Swiss have a healthy culture of debate, which is the foundation of a direct democracy. But there are some things you'll never hear a Swiss person say...
Swiss Passport

This Swiss citizenship interview is questionable, no? (Editorial)

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Recently, the case of a 25 year old has surfaced in the media. Despite having spent her entire life in Switzerland, having attended the Swiss...
Things you will never hear a Swiss person say

17 things you’ll never hear a Swiss person say

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"Let's talk about my salary." Not! We would almost bet money that you will never hear a Swiss person utter this sentence - or the following 16 phrases...
Swiss Federal Railways in Miniature

Here are 16 brand new ways to piss off the Swiss

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Look up "Swiss person" and you'll find a consensus seeking, cheese eating species. It's a cruel thought, but how to poke fun at such a nice human being?
How to mildly annoy Swiss German friends

Here's how to mildly annoy your Swiss German friends

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Swiss people are the main reason why I love living on Roger Federer's turf. I'm fond of how they take pride in their slow decision making process...
How to blend in with the Swiss

How to blend in with the Swiss? Take our community's advice.

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We have asked our readers what they think it takes to be like the Swiss, and the feedback was superb! Here is a collection of the most valuable advice...