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SO geht Fussball

2018 Soccer World Cup: Public viewing sites in Switzerland

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You always remember where you were during the great matches. For the 2018 Soccer World Cup, we've compiled a list of all public viewing sites...
Galotti Musiklab & KlubGalotti Musiklab & Klub

Have you heard of the GALOTTI Musiklab & Klub in Zürich?

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GALOTTI is a meeting point for musicians and friends of music. It's a lab, a stage, a classroom and a bar. Those who want to make music or learn to...
Sechseläuten Zürich by Cloudia Chen

Zürich's Sechseläuten through the lens of a professional photographer

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Access to front row views of Zürich's spring festival - that's one of the perks of being a photographer for the Zürich tourism office. At the Sechseläuten...
Schweizersiche Sportmittelschule Engelberg

The time I went cross-country skiing with an Olympian

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I recently had the opportunity to visit the Sports High School in Engelberg. There, Olympians-in-the-making told me about their motivation - and they took me...
Zürich is a runner's paradise

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

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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

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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...
Tram Warning Signage in Switzerland

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

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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...
Myths about Switzerland

12 myths about Switzerland (and whether they're true or not)

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Say you're a regular Italian who happens to move to Switzerland. You start your new life and slowly learn all the habits of your new country...
The Swiss Stare

Some thoughts about this thing called the "Swiss Stare"

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As part of growing up in Canada, I learned about staring and how rude it is. Years later in Zürich, my expat students complained about the Swiss Stare...