Switzerland is full of surprises. Beyond stereotypes, we show you what is so special about the Swiss and their little country.

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More Swiss than I thought

Oh boy! I am more Swiss than I thought...

I recently spent the holidays back home in Canada. It is always nice to find myself back in Hockey Land. But to my surprise, I have turned more Swiss...
Summer in Switzerland

15 reasons to drop everything and go to Switzerland

Switzerland has so much to offer beyond cheese and chocolate. Not that you would need 14 reasons to drop everything and go to Switzerland...
Summer in Switzerland

The Swiss don't talk about their salary (but they do talk about money)

Did you know that a cup of coffee is 20 cents cheaper at Café Müller compared to Café Meier? What sounds absurd is a regular conversation topic...
Summer in Switzerland

These Swiss brands are worthy of the label "Made in Switzerland"

Swiss producers now have to work a little harder to keep the designation "Made in Switzerland". Here are some typical Swiss brands that are worthy...
Summer in Switzerland

More things I wish I'd known before moving to Switzerland

In real life, not everything is as charming as on the postcards. We want you to know these valuable pieces of advice before moving to Switzerland...
How to be Swiss by Diccon Bewes

Peek inside the new book "How to be Swiss"

As the transition to a Trump presidency becomes real, many US passport holders are wondering: How do I become Swiss?
Typical Swiss Geranium Flowers

12 typically Swiss things that are not cheese or watches

Name three typical Swiss things! If your answer includes cheese, chocolate or watches, you need to read on. Because I have compiled...
Swiss National Day Buns

10 things people (wrongly) assume about the Swiss

The Swiss have long been the most misunderstood people in Europe. According to the rumors, they are evil bankers and xenophobic backwoodsmen...
Summer in Switzerland

13 things I wish I’d known before moving to Switzerland

Moving to Switzerland is not like moving to Heidiland. Because no amount of book research or Newly Swissed articles can help you get ready for the real...