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Keeping Chickens in Switzerland

Keeping Chickens in the Alpine Regions of Switzerland

Little is known about poultry keeping in the Alpine regions of Switzerland. The village of Adelboden in the Berner Oberland is...

11 Whimsical Animal Drawings by Leupin

Leupin’s cheerful and brightly colored posters had a stunning visual impact, and the new approach became enormously successful in commercial art...

Swine Fiction: How a Campaign Came to Life

During a recent ski patrol on top of a glacier, an employee of Zermatt’s mountain railways had a surreal encounter with a boar. The irony of this story is that...

Triplet Puppies at the St. Bernard Dog Museum

If you have ever been to Switzerland, you may have taken your picture with a typical St. Bernard dog in front of Matterhorn or Jungfrau...

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...
Llama Trekking Bonstetten Zurich

4 reasons to try llama trekking near Zürich

Recently, we've spent an afternoon trying out llama trekking near Zürich! We quickly realized that Petra, the owner at Lama Ranch near Zürich, is a guru...

Visiting the Papiliorama Butterfly Exhibit

Nestled in the foothills of the Jura mountain range is the Papiliorama, Switzerland’s largest butterfly exhibit. On a recent Sunday, we got up early to beat the crowds and we never once regretted it...

Cow Trekking in Switzerland

Switzerland is moving in a new direction by utilizing one…