The Good and Bad of Living in a Tax Haven

Every now and then, an article pops up talking about Zug, the tax haven, and how wonderful it is. It is wonderful, but along with the positives there are negatives...

Unique Wine Tasting Experience at expovina 2012

If you are going to be in Zürich the first two weeks of November, stop by Bürkliplatz and check out expovina on the 12 boats lined up at the deck…

Coolest Vehicles Spotted on the Streets of Zürich

Whether during the day or at night, a stroll through Zürich will inadvertently reveal some cool cars, sweet rides and simply odd vehicles...

A Primer on Zürich's Housing Boom

Due to high demand for housing and available mortgage rates as low as 1%, the real estate industry is still booming in Zürich...

Meeting Oliver Stone

I was seven years old when Platoon arrived in movie theaters in Japan. More than 20 years later, I was in front of Mr. Oliver Stone at the media conference for Savages, the opening movie for the 8th Zurich Film Festival.

Zurich Film Festival 2012 - Thursday Night Fever

This time around, the Zurich Film Festival has outdone itself in terms of sheer size, star power and number of movie screenings. But like every year,...
Swiss Elementary School Architecture

This Swiss school received a new visual identity

At a Swiss elementary school, it was time for a facelift. The building walls had seen better days and the campus appeared less than inspirational. Thanks to the expertise of Paul Bürki...
Zermatt - Rustic Cottages

Here are 7 good reasons to love Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt has more to offer than an iconic mountain top (= Matterhorn). This Alpine valley features lots of hiking trails with scenic vistas...
Paradeplatz Zurich during Christmas

Is Paradeplatz in Zürich hiding a secret under the pavement?

Zürich is the finance capital of Switzerland, and Paradeplatz is the Mecca for the affluent families and ambitious bankers from all over the world...