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

Spotted in Zurich - Toefflibuebe

Finding Joy in Slowness: Töfflibuebe in Zürich

For the two Töfflibuebe in the middle of Zürich’s traffic on a recent weekend, it was about the journey and not the destination. In fact, these two motorcycle aficionados...
ASO Youth Program - Swiss Roots - SwissCommunity

Discovering Roots: Youth Programs for the Swiss Abroad

Several hundred students flock to Switzerland each year to get a taste of their second home country. Coming from all corners of the world, these youth with Swiss roots will spend two weeks with a Swiss host family while attending a full-immersion language program...

Impressions from the Street Parade 2012

Last Saturday was a gorgeous summer day - perfect for the Street Parade! Walking carefully on broken glass from beer bottles, I tried to capture Swiss street fashion for all ages...
Swallow-d Vintage Retro Gadgets Gifts Fabrics Shop Kreis 4 Zürich

Traveling Back in Time at Swallow-d in Zürich

We were recently warped back in time when we entered Swallow-d in Zürich’s Kreis 4. The interior of this retro shop is an entirely different world...
Swiss Shared Laundry Room System

Switzerland - A Movie Lover's Paradise

If you’re like me, you prefer the full-screen movie experience over sitting at home in front of a TV that is in comparison very small – no matter how flat it is. Even better is a huge screen outside on a square, or in a park by the lake...
Swiss Shared Laundry Room System

Switzerland - A Runner's Best Friend

Switzerland is a veritable treasure trove of delights for runners. From the vitaparcours and Finnish paths dotted throughout the woods to the publicly accessible 400 m running tracks...
Swiss Shared Laundry Room System

Honey in the Mailbox

From a close distance, I noticed that the colorful mailboxes had black spots. Another step closer and I was able to see that those dark dots were shaking and multiplying...
Jodlerfest Lachen 2012

A candid look at the Swiss yodeling festival in Lachen

The yodeling festival in the historic town of Lachen attracts some 2000 contenders from the cantons of central Switzerland. From alphorns to flag spinning...
Swiss Shared Laundry Room System

A primer on shared laundry rooms in Switzerland

With such a high quality of living standards, it comes to a surprise that many Swiss still share a laundry machine among several apartments...