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13 photographs that make you say “Only in Switzerland!”


Milchzentrale - The Swiss headquarters for milk? Only in Switzerland...

Milchzentrale - The Swiss Headquarters for Milk?


A car with an Emmentaler cheese wheel...

Emmentaler Car


The yogurt aisle in a Swiss grocery store...

Migros - Swiss Yogurt Aisle


But the chocolate aisle beats them all!

Migros - Swiss Chocolate Aisle


Normal words are actually mind boggling tongue twisters: Chuchichäschtli.


And some town names simply sound absurd in the English language...

Weird Swiss Town Names - Manegg


Cats need serious climbing skills.

Cat Ladder in Eglisau


I mean, s-e-r-i-o-u-s...

Cat on Guy's Shoulder


And chicken behave like humans - at least during carneval!

Fasnacht Chickens in Luzern


Dry cleaning for Fasnacht costumes in Basel.

Fasnacht Dry Cleaning in Basel


A recording studio prefered by Beyoncé and Prince looks as nondescript as this:

Powerplay Studios in Maur, Switzerland


We take work/life balance seriously.

Work Life Balance in Switzerland


And we're world champions at recycling, despite those restricted times!

Recycling Drop in Switzerland

Dimitri Burkhard

As the founder, editor, and community manager of Newly Swissed, Dimitri owns the strategic vision. He is passionate about storytelling and is a member of Swiss Travel Communicators. Dimitri loves discovering new trends and covers architecture, design, start-ups and tourism.


  • I enjoyed reading it. Thank you! I kept on scrolling down thinking I’d find “Dietikon, Dietlikon and Dottikon” ;-) (remembering a hilarious experience of those places when I used to live in Winterthur). best regards, Angelica (a Swiss expat in The Hague, NL)

Dimitri Burkhard

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