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FIRUN: When Design meets Tradition

When I came across a new sled in a magazine, I knew I needed to see this sled in person. The sled’s design catches the eye and anyone who appreciates good design, is sure to be attracted to this sled. That night I contacted...

Impressions from the Zürich Carnival Parade 2012

Some parts of Switzerland actually have five seasons, with carnival…
Swiss Volvo with a woodburning stove

This Swiss guy installed a wood-burning stove in his Volvo

I never thought that someone would pimp a 1990 Volvo 240 station wagon with a wood burning stove! However, this Swiss guy did - and got it approved...
Frozen Over In Geneva

Incredible Pictures of Geneva's Frozen Lake Shores

Some years ago, arctic conditions caused some rather fascinating sculptures of ice. Geneva’s lake shores were frozen over, and here are the incredible pics...
Zurich Christmas Market - Main Station

How to Survive Swiss Cheesy Winters? With Fondue Chinoise!

The winter holiday is around the corner, and Glühwein (hot red wine) and raclette are spraying their irresistible mixed odors. Fondue chinoise...

Memorable Paper Art by Adrian Merz

Adrian Merz, a Swiss graphic designer, has arranged thousands…
Geneva Ice Blizzard (2005)

11 Chilling Examples of Snow and Ice in Switzerland

When you hear "Switzerland", one of the first images that probably comes to mind is that of snow covered mountains. These pictures of snow and ice are...

Some nostalgic thoughts about ski lifts

While skiing in the Swiss Alps, it occurred to me how technology has changed since my childhood. Most traditional ski lifts have been replaced by high-speed...