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Pontificial Swiss Guards Swearing-in Ceremony 2005

The Swiss Guards of the Vatican are sworn in every May 6

In 2016, the Pontifical Swiss Guards celebrated 510 years of loyal service to the Pope. Every May 6, new recruits are sworn into service in the Vatican...
Fun Facts about Jura

8 Surprising Facts about the Canton of Jura

The canton of Jura has a reputation of being little known - both among tourists and Swiss residents. These fun facts about the canton of Jura should...
Switzerland's Youngest Undertaker Kevin Huguenin

Here are 21 lesser known facts about Switzerland

The deeper you dig into the Swiss culture and everyday life, the more interesting insights you will find. Get to know some cool facts about Switzerland...
Matterhorn in Zermatt

14 facts about the majestic Matterhorn in Zermatt

The Matterhorn has many names in many languages, but one thing is universal among all: Its majestic shape. Here are some fascinating facts about...
Animal Rights in Switzerland

17 more facts about Switzerland

The term "facts about Switzerland" is one of the most sought-after Google searches leading to Newly Swissed: That's a fact. It appears as if stereotypes...
Switzerland - Introducing 100 Residents

Switzerland under a snow globe (13 interesting statistics)

What is we shrank Switzerland to a mere 100 residents, fit them in a snowglobe, and ran some statistics on them now? This approach...
Marc Forster - ZFF 2013

6 Things you (Probably) Didn't Know about Marc Forster

Marc Forster is undeniably way up there when it comes to successful directors in Hollywood. For many Swiss, Forster is the Roger Federer of movies...

Coolest Vehicles Spotted on the Streets of Zürich

Whether during the day or at night, a stroll through Zürich will inadvertently reveal some cool cars, sweet rides and simply odd vehicles...
Air Force One - Lantal

More Facts You Didn't Know About Switzerland

Many of our most loyal readers have almost reached expert level in Swiss trivia thanks to these 13 interesting facts. In order to get you all...