Zürich is a runner's paradise

Why Zürich is a runner's (and triathlete’s) paradise

As runners, what do we all hate? Long traffic lights, exhaust, or crowds of pedestrians blocking our way. Runners in Zürich have none of these troubles...
Wrting Workshop Skills

Here are 9 valuable things I learned at writing workshops

As a writing workshop organizer, being a writing workshop attendee is part of the job. That’s why I’ve attended ten of them, and here's what I've learned...
Colorful Easter Eggs in Bern

All the 2018 Easter activities for families in Switzerland

Easter weekend is almost here and it's time to explore Switzerland! Have you already decided on your Easter activities with the family? We have put together...
Tram Warning Signage in Switzerland

How not to climb a mountain (and other no-no's about Switzerland)

We sometimes forget that our missions is to keep our dear readers out of harm's way. Alas, we have dug deep to identify the top no-no's in Switzerland...
Snowcat Experience Lenk

The time I got up at 3 AM to ride along in a snowcat

As skiers, we are used to seeing them parked neatly somewhere beside the slopes. I am talking about snowcats or trail groomers. I got to ride along...
Swiss Quirks

Here are 17 common quirks that make the Swiss so unique

If you've been around Switzerland, you may have noticed that it's a special place to live. But like any other country, Switzerland has its perks and quirks.

These photographs show the best of Zürich's architecture

I like exploring Zürich due to its interesting mix of old and modern architecture. As a photographer, I keep an eye out for interesting color combinations...

More myths about Switzerland - debunked!

When you live in Switzerland, you will often encounter various myths about this country. Some of these claims might startle you or make you scratch your head...
Lindt & Sprüngli Chocolate Factory

These chocolate factories in Switzerland offer tours for the public

Switzerland and chocolate are a match made in heaven. Everyone knows it, but few know how to experience the magic of chocolate firsthand...