BringBee - An Innovative Home Delivery Service

"Would you like to earn 13 Swiss francs for delivering IKEA merchandise?" Behind this lucrative gig is BringBee, an innovative start-up from Switzerland...
Mani Matter

Mani Matter - A Great Swiss Song Maker

Ask any Swiss person about Mani Matter and they will start singing one of his many songs...
Buskers Lugano 2013

Impressions from the Buskers Street Music Festival in Lugano

Once a year, Lugano is home to one of the most wonderful street artist festivals I’ve ever seen. Lugano Buskers has just finished its fifth edition and I can say without a doubt: It keeps getting better...
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4 reasons why Switzerland is an innovation nation

A recent report from the European Union has confirmed what those who live in Chocolateland already know: Switzerland is the "most innovative" country in Europe...
Niederhorn Beatenberg

Never say "No" to Mt. Niederhorn!

It was one of those weekends when my husband and I decided to go on a trek to the Niederhorn near Beatenberg...

5 fun ways to enjoy Swiss National Day

The United States have the Fourth of July. The French have Bastille Day on July 14. And the Swiss celebrate their national holiday on August 1...
Martin Parr - Museum für Gestaltung Zürich

Martin Parr - Museum für Gestaltung

Often called one of the most influential photographers in the world, Martin Parr has a portfolio to support this claim. For the first time in Switzerland...
Zurich Tattoo 2013

Zurich Tattoo 2013

A ratatat tat. Then a trombone, a bagpipe, and an assortment of wind instruments resonate across Münsterhof in downtown Zürich. The Zurich Tattoo convention...
Swiss Army Cat

This Cat "Works" for the Swiss Military

A playground the size of three Walmart Supercenters, twenty buildings for hiding and the undivided attention of 400 recruits: What else can a common cat ask for?