In this category, you will find all kinds of cool facts about Switzerland. From Swiss world records to a quiz about Switzerland or simply random facts about Switzerland, it’s all right here!

Swiss Restaurant Mark - Sternen

Why are so many Swiss restaurants called "Sternen"?

Sure, restaurant signs are a common thing around the world. But the historical background of such signs is slightly different here in Switzerland...
Unspunnen Festival 2017

We found alphorns, flags and stones at Unspunnen Festival

It takes place only every twelve years: The Unspunnen Festival that hosts several traditional Swiss sports such as wrestling or stone throwing...
Longest Suspension Bridge in the World - Switzerland

The world's longest suspension bridge hangs in Switzerland

If the word "acrophobia" is in your vocabulary, read no more. The world's longest suspension bridge for pedestrians connects two towns in Valais...
Swiss Bill - 100 Francs

Do you know Switzerland like a pro? Take the 3rd annual quiz.

Every year, August 1 signifies the anniversary of the Federal Charter of 1291. And every year, Newly Swissed is putting together a fun Swiss quiz...
ZKB Cable Car 2020

Will Zürich be getting a cable car across the lake?

Ankara has one. Rio de Janeiro has one. And La Paz in Bolivia has one. Urban cable cars are a popular solution to solving traffic congestion, and Zürich...
Räuber Hotzenplotz Vinyl Record

So I've rediscovered some vinyl records from my childhood

There was a time when audio was served on a black, vinyl platter. No shiny compact discs or iDevices... I rediscovered these children's stories on vinyl...
Climeworks Swiss Start-up

Climeworks miraculously sucks harmful CO2 from the air

For many, Climeworks came out of thin air. Suddenly, two Swiss engineers were all over the airwaves, talking about sucking carbon dioxide...
Circus Knie - Swiss National Circus

A glimpse behind the scenes of the Swiss National Circus Knie

Switzerland may not have a royal family, but it has the Knie family: The country's most famous artist family and the owners of the largest Swiss circus...
Rütlischiessen - Jakob Christen

8 unique traditions you'll not find outside of Switzerland

While the Swiss are proud of their export wonders, some might argue that they prefer keeping the best traditions to themselves. Here are eight unique...