Der Goalie bin ig (2014)

Der Goalie bin ig - I'm the Goal Keeper (Movie Review)

We are at the end of the eighties, and Ernst (whom everyone calls Goalie) returns to the small town of Schummertal after spending a year in prison...
Hiking to Tamina Source in Bad Ragaz

Hiking to the Tamina Gorge in Bad Ragaz

The spa town of Bad Ragaz has a long and rich history. It is nestled at the foot of the Pizol on the sunny side of the Rhine valley. The Tamina Gorge is...
Sechselaeuten Zürich Pocket Boegg

DIY Sechseläuten with the Pocket Böögg

Weather sayings are probably as old as time. In Switzerland, Sechseläuten puts all other semi-scientific weather forecasts to shame: An exploding head...
Swiss German Smartphone Language Apps

6 Language Apps to Communicate in Swiss German (by InterNations)

Before moving to Switzerland, you have been busy brushing up your German – and so you arrive, feeling well prepared for your stay in Geneva or Zurich...
Jelmoli Food Market Zurich

Jelmoli Food Market - A Culinary Retreat in Zürich

We recently decided to visit the newly renovated Jelmoli Food Market here in Zürich. Eleven specialty vendors run their own stores-within-a-store...
Lucian Hunziker - Basel in Portraits

Lucian Hunziker - 15 Minutes of Fame with Roger Federer & Co.

I had the opportunity to interview Lucian Hunziker, a self-taught Swiss photographer with roots in Basel. His project "Basel in Portraits"...
Zurich Dock Crane - Zurich Transit Maritim

Vintage Art for Sale: Dock Crane, 90 Tons, Pick-up Required, Call Zürich!

What's the whole point? To bring a dock crane from Rostock in northern Germany all the way to Zurich in the landlocked country of Switzerland?
St. Bernard Puppies at Fondation Barry, Martigny

Cuteness Alert: St. Bernard Puppies Born at Fondation Barry

No less than a dozen cute St. Bernard puppies were born at Fondation Barry in Martigny this year! That's the biggest litter they have ever seen...

Top 5 Spring Activities in Zürich

Zürich is in bloom, and if you have still not thrown off your shoes and felt the grass between your toes, you are definitely missing out on something...