The newcomer's guide to Geneva
Do you need inspiration for a day out in Geneva? Read these insider tips, spend some quality time in the beautiful lake city and uncover the eclectic aspects for the artistic, the art-fan, the...
There is an incredible energy between Myke Penseyres and Massaki Chraiti. The dynamic duo newly graduated from the Geneva School of Economics and Management sit down with Hello Switzerland to...
Cliché gifts for your valentine: common pitfalls
Showing your partner that you care on a daily basis is an important factor in building and maintaining a happy relationship every daysof the year. This has little to do with material gifts. Like...
Fitness is a key part of work-life balance
How do you manage to do regular training while balancing your professional life?
Apartment living: the Swiss way of life
Most of us English-speaking expats lived in houses with gardens back home in the States, Canada, the UK, Australia or New Zealand. Most of us are living in apartments, with balconies, here in...
Snowshoeing the Night Away
Exactly one year ago, a friend and I – frustrated by the rainy winter season in Geneva, which didn't allow us to enjoy our usual post-work cycling activities – decided to take matters into our own...
Single? How to start enjoying Christmas
Whereas most people look forward to and love Christmas and the holidays, I know for a fact that many singles dread Christmas. Here are 6 tips to start enjoying Christmas.
Top 20 places for Christmas shopping in Zurich
Gift-giving season is coming. You have a shopping list to complete. You run out of ideas, and of time. What can be new and different from the previous years? This list can save you, and will...
Following the cow brigade
Autumn's arrival in Switzerland can often generate mixed feelings: while the summer festivities have now come to a close, winter's snowy adventures have yet to arrive. However, one autumn tradition...
Traditional Christmas Markets
Swiss Christmas Markets offer a festive way to celebrate the Yuletide season. Here is a round up of the Hello Switzerland's team favorite Swiss Christmas Markets around Switzerland. Which one do...
A beginner's guide to Swiss Fondue
Fondue is perfect for the colder months. Fondue is beloved by the Swiss, and often, each region boasts its own special recipe variations.
Winter magic in the city of Bern
From shopping in scenic streets, to fondue in a cozy hut - the city of Bern has much to offer this holiday season.
Your perfect weekend getaway in the Canton of Vaud
We've put a series of activities together for you, both for all tastes and all weather conditions. Whether you prefer cultural discoveries, wandering medieval cities, hiking mountain summits,...
Mexican food in Switzerland
Do you miss the taste of authentic Mexican and Tex-Mex food? With a bit of ingenuity and the fabulous products from Maria Dolores, you can enjoy your favourite dishes in Switzerland too. From...
Escaping into the Creux du Van
Geneva is far from being a bustling city. It is quiet, relatively safe, easy to get around, and full of greenery. Even then, the hustle of daily life can wear on you: the noise, the schedule, the...
How to reinvent yourself in Switzerland
Soon after moving to Switzerland, Bern-based Gretel Gambarelli, with Italian roots and an international career in her backpack, realized that her professional aspirations were hard to realize. Here...
Off the beaten track of Basel museums
Basel is home to the largest concentrations of museums in all of Switzerland. Those who have time to explore Basel in depth will want to consider some lesser known, less advertised, but truly...
D4 Business Village Luzern
With rented business accommodation of up 20,000 square metres, fully furnished and serviced offices for short-term lets and meeting rooms, the D4 Business Village Luzern has everything you'll ever...
Executive Coach Margo McClimans settles in Zürich
The name says it all: for her company "Coaching Without Borders", founder Margo McClimans travels the world. In this video portrait, she explains why Zurich is the ideal base and how Helvetia...
Capuns with mountain views
Graubünden offers the best ingredients for top-class cuisine - plenty of local delicacies and chefs of the highest calibre. Our specialities spring from our connection with nature and creative ideas.
School in Switzerland
One mother's experience of the public school system in Basel.
Hiking to the most Beautiful Swiss Film Locations
Countless movie classics have been shot in Switzerland: from Alpine Fire to recent productions such as Tandoori Love, Grüninger's Fall, and Star Wars.
The best openair cinemas in Switzerland
Bonviva presents the best open-air cinemas in Switzerland – there's something for everyone!
Autumn walks with kids in Switzerland
Tanya Deans of Moms:Tots:Zurich gives a guide to her family's favorite autumn hiking routes in Switzerland
GRILLED AUBERGINE AND COURGETTE COUSCOUS SALAD
A gorgeous sunny day demands a simple and beautiful salad that can be eaten outside, that's simple to put together and tastes amazing and refreshing.
Family Outings in Switzerland
Sunshine and long summer days – now we can really enjoy our leisure time with the family. It's great that there are so many options for family outings.
10 Scenic Places to Roast Marshmallows in Switzerland
Are you looking for places to barbecue, grill and picnic in Switzerland? Switzerland is full of places with public fire pits where you can barbecue. Grilling outdoors is an amazing way to...
10 spots to swim with kids in Switzerland
Tanya Deans from Moms:Tots:Zurich tells us about her top 10 favorite spots to swim with kids in Switzerland. From lakes to indoor options, there's something for everyone.
The perfect recipe for summer...using local Swiss ingredients to create a classic dish!
Vantage at TEDxBasel
TEDxBasel 2016 is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At TEDxBasel, live speakers and TED Talks videos combined to spark deep...
For Karen, an American living in Switzerland, two differences in living conditions here and back home stand out: few people own their own houses and the public transport system is terrific.
Top 5 tips to learning any language
The beauty that comes with Switzerland sometimes becomes a little difficult to fully enjoy and experiences without the local language. But you can learn! Here are my five top tips to get you started:
Summertime is pefect for champagne. If you still have some bubbly left over, Pfister recommends a few tips for household, and culinary, uses.
Summer living in the city sometimes means a small balcony, a rooftop terrace or even a beautiful courtyard.
Interior design for small apartments
Living in Switzerland is often a dream come true for many people. But adjusting to the limited living space often requires some flexibility.
Integration works better in a team
Sport makes you happy, keeps you fit and promotes team spirit. Many famous Swiss sports teams are an example of how integration can succeed. And smaller sports clubs also focus on cultural...
Simply Theatre Academy
Simply Theatre Academy is a performing arts school for children and theatre production company for children and their families. The Academy runs courses and performances in Geneva and Zurich.
Kunsthaus Zug resembles a treasure trove. Here, you will find unique, exhilarating, impressive, and mysterious works of art. It is a place where renowned and lesser-known works can be discovered.
You don't have to be a chocoholic to enjoy the Maison Cailler. Offering an official tour with curious bits of history, geography, manufacturing and theatrical presentations…There's something new to...
Welcome to the adrenalin mecca
Are you looking for a bit of adventure? Then it's time to head to Interlaken - the top destination for adventure sports.
La dolce vita
Sometimes in life you just want it all. Blue water. Awe-inspiring hiking trails. A nice bottle of wine. Luckily, Switzerland's answer to the perfect holiday is nestled in the south — Ticino. Ashley...
A plate a day
Adapting to Switzerland's health conscious and active lifestyle isn't always easy. Natalia Hedges recalls her introduction to Swiss- German cuisine, table manners and discovering that there is more...
A cultural explosion in Emmental
Looking for a bit of Swiss culture? Then it's time to head to Emmental to explore the world of Kambly — Switzerland's most popular premium biscuit brand — and to see how Switzerland's legendary...
Top speed through the alps
To discover speedier railway travel, Anitra Green takes a peek behind Switzerland's CHF 11.2 billion New Rail Link through the Alps.
Cohesion in the family
The family as an unbeatable team – who wouldn't like that? Especially once the children are older. But is there a recipe for strengthening such team spirit? We spoke to one family that has mastered...
Unforgettable football get-togethers
Get behind the Swiss national team with your friends: We give you some tips for unforgettable football get-togethers – indoors, on your terrace or in the garden. From the basics for an enjoyable...
Top venues for following the European Championship
Footballing wizardry, cold drinks, and a good atmosphere – public screenings are quite simply fun! We have found the top venues in Switzerland for watching the national team's matches, from Bern to...
Alegria: Mother and Entrepreneur
One mother's story about being a new mother, handling her fifth international move and successfully running a new business.
Summer Time in Schwyz
Feel the fire of freedom in the region of Schwyz this summer. Whether you wish to quench your thirst, get down with nature or are looking to create some memorable family moments – the central...
The Dolce Vita lifestyle
Discover Ascona-Locarno - holidays for everyone. You can explore, be active, relax, and enjoy great food - whatever you like!