Street Art in Zurich - Cowboy

15 Pictures of Street Art in Switzerland

Street art has been thriving in Switzerland as of lately. A five minute train ride through any urban area is guaranteed to reveal less than a dozen un-sprayed surfaces anymore...
Swiss Vote on Passive Smoking Ban - PRO and CON

Explaining the Smoking Ban Initiative (Sept 2012)

I felt like I was stepping back in time when I moved to Switzerland in 2012. In fact, with all this second-hand smoke for free, I have often wondered why people (particularly at train stations) will pay for cigarettes...
Counting the Cows of Switzerland

Counting the Cows of Switzerland

Which Swiss canton has the most cows? Or maybe you’ve wondered if any canton has more cows than people?
Stalder Design - Max Oskar Charly

Stadler Form - Beauty and Purpose in Everyday Objects

The fear of having an ugly piece of scrap metal and plastic hanging around my modest 2.5 room flat is what had me hold off getting a fan three years ago. However, a little older, a bit wiser, and a lot less tolerant a hot spell a month ago had me break down and search for a fan...
Swiss Visiting London Olympics - House of Switzerland

Swiss Visitors at the London Olympics 2012

It has always been Rafael’s and my dream to visit the Olympic Games. Hearing that London is very affordable and less crowded at the end of the 2012 Olympics, we said: Let’s do it! Eighteen hours after the flight booking, we sat in the plane...

Spend a Night at Zürich Museums

47 museums in Zürich will open their doors for a special night of cultural events! Whether you are interested in art and culture, crazy about science and technology or just fancy a romantic ferry ride, I am sure that will find something you enjoy at Zürich’s museums…
Notes on Swiss Wine - Mondial du Chasselas 2012

Notes on Swiss Wine - Mondial du Chasselas

As we walked into the 12th century Chateau d'Aigle with the official tasting glass in the hand, the winners of 625 wine entries were just being announced...
Spotted in Zurich - Toefflibuebe

Finding Joy in Slowness: Töfflibuebe in Zürich

For the two Töfflibuebe in the middle of Zürich’s traffic on a recent weekend, it was about the journey and not the destination. In fact, these two motorcycle aficionados...
ASO Youth Program - Swiss Roots - SwissCommunity

Discovering Roots: Youth Programs for the Swiss Abroad

Several hundred students flock to Switzerland each year to get a taste of their second home country. Coming from all corners of the world, these youth with Swiss roots will spend two weeks with a Swiss host family while attending a full-immersion language program...