10 Steps to Settling in Switzerland: Opening a Swiss Bank Account (#3)

Opening a Swiss bank account is not as fancy as it looks in the movies. However, there are a few things to be aware of in order to make the process as smooth as possible. The last thing you would want is to get into a Jason Bourne-esque situation, right?
Airline Brands Quiz - Airline Liveries

So You Think You Know Your Airline Brands?

Do you know which tail belongs to which airline? Swiss International Air Lines is a given, but see how many others you know...

A Primer to Swiss Church Bell Ringing Occasions

Swiss church bells can be heard - let's say - a lot. For your better appreciation of what we are talking about, here is a rough guide on the various church bell ringing occasions in Switzerland...
Lavaux Wine Hike in Switzerland

Cowgirl Shows Tricks with Swiss Cow

A 16 year old German girl learned in Switzerland how to turn her cow into a jumping acrobat! Now you can have the opportunity to convince a cow to behave like a horse! There is actually a cow school close to Zürich...
Lavaux Wine Hike in Switzerland

The Rock Piler of Zürich

I used to be a naysayer until I finally met the man behind…

10 Examples of Minimalist Swiss Food Packaging

Migros is one of the main grocery chains in Switzerland. In fact, it has been around for so long that some people are self-proclaimed "Migros kids"! So basically, they remember being raised solely on Migros products...
Lavaux Wine Hike in Switzerland

Rohit Acharya Photography

Right about this time of the year, Switzerland is turning from a winterish snowglobe into a lush forest. Rohit Acharya has captured Geneva's winter trees...
Sechseläuten 2011

What the Sechseläuten Tradition in Zürich is all about

Switzerland certainly boasts some bizarre traditions, but one of the most cruel ones has to be the Böögg Bonfire during Sechseläuten (for the Böögg, that is). Every year, the various guilds from the city of Zürich...
Lavaux Wine Hike in Switzerland

Swiss wine: everything you need to know (incl. how to toast)

Few are aware of another product of sublime quality and breathtakingly good taste. A product which almost every Swiss seems to hold dear: Swiss wine.