Newly Swissed is a flagship online magazine about Switzerland. From Swiss world records to quizzes or random facts about Switzerland, it’s all right here! Switzerland is understood for various items: its cold climate, mountainous topography and its political neutrality, that is presumably brought on by its geographic seclusion and being one in all the highest mountainous countries in Europe. If you are interested in everyday life in Switzerland, please visit our archive with dozens of articles

Lake Unterer Katzensee near ZurichWikimedia Commons

Splash! Here are 8 lakes near Zurich for wild swimming

We often get the question: are there any lakes near Zurich? And if so, which lakes are nearby? Here are eight lakes near Zurich for wild swimming...
Newly Swissed during lockdown

How my fellow Newly Swissed writers are winging the lockdown

We live in unprecedented times... It’s likely that the 2020 pandemic lockdown will have such an impact that we will tell future generations about it.
Swiss Building Poles - Baugerüst

What's up with the building poles dotting Swiss landscapes?

Picture a pristine meadow in the suburbs of a Swiss town. But something is off: out of nowhere, several dozen aluminum poles reach to the skies...
eSolidarity Campaign Switzerland

How Swiss start-ups help businesses during COVID-19

Around the world, people are hunkering down during the coronavirus crisis. The Swiss eSolidarity campaign is helping businesses.
What to do during the Coronavirus Lockdown in Switzerland

11 creative ways to survive the Coronavirus lockdown

We live in exceptional times. We get to be heroes and save lives in the most millennial way possible: by staying at home and binge-watching Netflix!
Gypsy Rose Speakeasy in Zürich

Hidden in plain sight: the Gypsy Rose Speakeasy Bar in Zürich

We're going to let the cat out of the bag: Gypsy Rose is Zürich's very first speakeasy bar! Hidden in plain sight, this bar also offers burlesque...
White Turf St. Moritz 2020 - Flat Race 9.2.20

Have you wondered what White Turf in St. Moritz is about?

It's not that we needed a reason to visit St. Moritz, but an invitation to the annual White Turf horse races surely fit the bill...
Campo Cortoi - Volunteering in Ticino, Switzerland

Why Campo Cortoi made me want to volunteer in Switzerland

Campo Cortoi is a small alpine village located in the Verzasca valley. Here is what it's like to volunteer in Switzerland by donating one's time...
Nebelmeer at Hasenstrick - Sea of Fog aboove Switzerland

Much of Switzerland is covered by a thick layer of fog

Are you still below or are you already above? As the first decade of the millennium turns to a close, much of Switzerland is covered...