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

Shopping in Zürich: My 3 Very Favorite Shops in Kreis 5

In Zürich, there is somewhat of a "before" and "after" as your…

10 Steps to Settling in Switzerland: Legalizing Yourself (#4)

As a foreign national, you must register with the residents' registration office of the commune where you will be living within 14 days of arrival. If your new home is in a town, you will want to visit your "Gemeinde". Most cities, on the other hand, have a "Personenmeldeamt" desk at each neighborhood's "Kreisbüro".
Luzern Litter

Litter! What Is It Good For? Absolutely Nothing!

It would barely be a stretch to claim that Switzerland has an…
Swiss German Proverbs - Foifer und Weggli

Swiss German Proverbs - You Cannot Have your Cake and Eat It Too

In English speaking countries, you cannot have your cake and eat it too. In others like France, you cannot have butter and the money for butter at the same time. But in Switzerland, every child knows that you cannot have...

Pop-up Dance Performance in Zürich

The MIGROS store at Limmatplatz seemed normal, with shoppers buzzing around to get their errands done before the closing at 5 PM. But then, out of nowhere, what appeared to be regular customers got into formation to perform a dance routine...

10 Steps to Settling in Switzerland: Opening a Swiss Bank Account (#3)

Opening a Swiss bank account is not as fancy as it looks in the movies. However, there are a few things to be aware of in order to make the process as smooth as possible. The last thing you would want is to get into a Jason Bourne-esque situation, right?

A Primer to Swiss Church Bell Ringing Occasions

Swiss church bells can be heard - let's say - a lot. For your better appreciation of what we are talking about, here is a rough guide on the various church bell ringing occasions in Switzerland...

The Price of Everything: Foreign Magazines in Switzerland

Although most of what I read these days is electronic, I am…

10 Steps to Settling in Switzerland: Renting an Apartment (#2)

First, drink some lime blossom tea and breath deeply… I am…