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How to be Swiss: an instruction manual

December 8, 2016, 7 Comments

The art of being Swiss isn’t an easy thing to master, even if you have a head start by being born that...

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Art by a thousand cuts

April 2, 2015, 3 Comments

It translates literally as ‘scissor cuts’ but Scherenschnitte is an art form like no other.

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10 things every Swiss person knows

March 11, 2015, 11 Comments

Rivella and Röstigraben, Globi and 1291. All of them instantly recognisable.

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Is Switzerland an expat paradise?

October 24, 2014, 1 Comment

Where’s the best place in the world for expats to live? Switzerland!

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For whom the Swiss cow bell tolls

October 18, 2014, 3 Comments

Cow bells are one of the sounds of the Swiss Alps but what about the cow?

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Ten fascinating Swiss statistics

August 14, 2014, 3 Comments

One suicide every 8.5 hours is a Swiss statistic you don’t often see.

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The Swiss cow tram

July 16, 2014, 2 Comments

It’s a tram with cows on it and in it. It’s a cow tram!

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The anglification of Switzerland

July 1, 2014, 22 Comments

Switzerland has four national languages but a fifth is becoming more and more obvious: English.

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Half price Zurich

June 20, 2014, 1 Comment

It’s not that often you get something free of charge in Switzerland, let alone 69 things.

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Everyday sexism in Switzerland

April 11, 2014, 13 Comments

Lady size portions and unequal pay: sexism in Switzerland lives on.

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