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Swiss Easter Tradition

A child-proof explanation of the Easter Bunny tradition

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Before heading out for the Easter egg hunt with your kids, don’t you wonder where the unusual Easter Bunny tradition comes from? A Swiss children's song...
Swiss French - Cornet

Here's what you need to know about the Swiss French language

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Even if you have studied French for years, you might be puzzled by how the Swiss French language differs from what they speak in France. Take a cornet...
Goldküstenbräu

A Primer on Swiss Beers

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Beer is one of the oldest fermented beverages. Despite its popularity and monetary allure, Swiss beer has received little attention - until recently...
Ticino Autumn Festivals

Our guide to the best autumn festivals in Ticino

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Autumn is probably the greatest season for the glutton. There are many food and craft festivals in Ticino, such as the grape or marroni festivals...
Zurich Oerlikon Park - Stadt Zurich

A Primer on Swiss Childcare from Rockmybaby (Sponsored Post)

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It's not easy balancing work and family life - wherever you are in the world. So when Rockmybaby approached us about their services, I was intrigued...
Swiss Apprenticeship System - Swissmem

The Swiss Apprenticeship System (A Model for the World)

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The Swiss apprenticeship system gives youth a choice of pursuing an education together with an apprenticeship - versus a purely academic path...
Basel - Basler Fasnacht 2013 - Copyright by Bill Harby

A Primer for the Basler Fasnacht Carnival

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Carnivals mean floats, parades, costumes, and parties. It’s a time to be a little wild and go a little crazy before lent starts. Unless you are in Basel...
Swiss Whisky Overview

Our ultimate guide to understanding Swiss winter weather

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What does the weather have in store for Switzerland this winter? Before we know it, we might get hit by a blizzard and still end up with no white Xmas...
Swiss Whisky Overview

A Primer on Swiss Whisky

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Think of Switzerland, and you surely don’t think of whisky. But like so many other things, just because the Swiss did not invent it doesn't mean...