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The Naked Swiss Book

7 things I learned from reading "The Naked Swiss"

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For the past years, I've heard a lot of clichés about the Swiss: they are boring, rich and xenophobic. It's a good thing I got my hands on The Naked Swiss...
The Monster Book of Switzerland - Swiss Monsters

Ready to face the scariest Swiss "monsters"? Here are nine!

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Switzerland is a country with a rich heritage of legends and myths. Most intriguing are tales of scary creatures that inhabit the Swiss mountains...
Swiss 20 franc bills

More things you'll never hear a Swiss person say

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The Swiss have a healthy culture of debate, which is the foundation of a direct democracy. But there are some things you'll never hear a Swiss person say...
Things you will never hear a Swiss person say

17 things you’ll never hear a Swiss person say

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"Let's talk about my salary." Not! We would almost bet money that you will never hear a Swiss person utter this sentence - or the following 16 phrases...
Swiss Federal Railways in Miniature

Here are 16 brand new ways to piss off the Swiss

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Look up "Swiss person" and you'll find a consensus seeking, cheese eating species. It's a cruel thought, but how to poke fun at such a nice human being?
Radio Man - Swiss Yodeling Robot

Radio Man is a Swiss robot that actually yodels

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So we fell in love with this quirky robot man from the past. That's because it features some of the finest Swiss engineering - and it yodels...
Zero Star Hotel in Teufen, Switzerland

This Zero Star Hotel offers views of the universe

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Imagine a queen size bed with fine Egyptian linen sheets. Now, remove the walls of your suite. Et voilà: You're staying the night at the Zero Star Hotel...
Swiss Town Bans Photographing

This Swiss town temporarily banned tourists from photographing

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Beautiful flowers, mountains and cows: There is so much beauty in Bergün, it is quite unbearable! As of this May, the town banned tourists from taking...
Mammoth Raft Race in Thurgau (2016)

This River Raft Race in Switzerland is Nuts!

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For more than 40 years, people in Thurgau have gathered on the banks of the Sitter and Thur rivers to watch the colorful River Raft Race...