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Original Roman Swiss Army Knife

An Unabridged History of the Swiss Army Knife

You may not be aware that the history of the Swiss Army Knife is still a matter of debate among the Swiss. Everyone agrees that the Swiss Army Knife was...

How Switzerland is Seen by Foreigners

Ok, this one was fun: We tried to think of different ways in…

Living it up with Migros Budget

It is no exaggeration that Migros Budget has reached cult status…

Some Silly (but Real) Questions about Switzerland

Every question is a good question. That's what they tell…
You know you're Swiss if

You Know You’re Swiss If… (Part 2)

We thought it would be a good time to reflect on our first year back in Switzerland. Here are signs that you know you're Swiss...
Budget Mobile Handy

Swinglish 101 - The Swiss Say the Darnest Things

"May I use your handy?" If you have lived in Switzerland long enough, you will have undoubtedly come across this question... It is a perfect example of a Swiss anglicism, or short: Swinglish"!
Bubikon - Swiss Town

10 hilarious Swiss town names with funny connotations

We're back from our mission to collect the funniest, most hilarious town names of Switzerland! Clarification: The tour was virtual, involving a keyboard...

You Know You're Swiss If... (Part 1)

Then: Wondered why we kept missing trains by one minute. Now: Wonder what’s wrong when the train is late by one minute.