Discover Switzerland with your Pets
The Swiss could be seen as a nation of animal-lovers – but there are strict guidelines for owning a pet.
Creating your perfect home environment
Rob Leeman, furniture designer at Ralpine Design, demystifies the decision making process of choosing furniture.
144 - Emergency
Like many other European countries, Switzerland has different numbers for its emergency services.
Swiss vote to end 'mass immigration'
Swiss voters approved a referendum to curb immigration into the country by the slimmest of margins on Sunday. The 'yes' vote on the popular initiative aimed at stopping 'mass immigration' has...
Twelve Surprising Facts about Switzerland
I recently made a small informal and amusing survey: I asked about twenty foreign business people stationed in the Greater Geneva Berne area what impressed them the most about our region. Here are...
Seven Secrets to Swiss Success
In economic and political terms, Switzerland is doing better than almost any other nation worldwide. What does it do better? What's behind its competitive edge? How can it stay on top? German...
A Partnership for Africa
Through improvements in early-childhood education, the Roger Federer Foundation is contributing to a brighter future for Malawi: "I want to give some of my own good fortune back to the children,"...
How Switzerland Came to Be
Ten historic events that played a crucial role in making Switzerland the country it is today. (No, they don't include the founding of the confederation in 1291.)
10 Special Cases
Switzerland is a country of great diversity thanks to its geographical location and linguistic and cultural heritage. This has given rise to various unique situations in terms of the country's...