One way to learn more about a country is by going to the library and picking up a pile of books.
We love books, so we still follow this tried and true method despite living in a digital world. But without a doubt, Instagram & Co. have gained lots of street cred in recent years. Think of a place and you will find countless photographs shared by others. By nature, they are more up-to-date than any book. On the other hand, nobody is going to take the burden off of your shoulders of scrambling through countless photographs shared by others.
Except for Newly Swissed. We have browsed the collective pool of Instagram photographs about Switzerland to present to you the best. In our humble opinion, we think that anyone moving to Switzerland should follow the following accounts:
She's often in Switzerland, but just as often in the desert or at the ocean. Alexandra is showing us the world from a teenage perspective:
Camille uses her iPhone to show us the French-speaking part of Switzerland:
Reduced to the max, that's cosmokoala:
All the foodies must follow Harry's Ding, a Zürich based account that's in the know for anything new and hip:
Martina Bisaz and her cute Fiat 500 are discovering Switzerland for the rest of us:
If architecture makes your heart beat faster, don't miss out on Philipp Heer's stream:
Peek inside the life of a Swiss family with a taste for design:
For beautiful landscapes, often from a bird's-eye view, follow Senai Senna:
This account is keeping the tradition of Swiss design alive by sharing the best of poster art from the streets of Switzerland:
Heike's plant-based dishes are tasty as heck:
Here's a photographer collective of ten friends called The Alpinists:
The Fashion Fraction is a quirky splash of fashion on a canvas showing the world:
Why not follow yours truly? We try to share a daily photograph about Switzerland - and you can follow our stories as we travel Switzerland:
For a few more Swiss Instagramers we can recommend, have a look at our previous round-up.