An Apéro is a social event, where for any conceivable reason people gather for finger food, drinks (both alcoholic and non-alcoholic) and small talk. It’s for the most part conducted while standing, seating will be rather limited, usually to promote
So you have decided to learn Swiss German? Learning about a language involves more than just understanding the words; it is always good to know about the culture and traditions of the country whose language you are learning. If you
If you live in Switzerland, you will be confronted not just with Swiss German, but also with Swiss road traffic. We’ve put together the most important things you need to know if you „normalerwis“ (en: usually) drive in another country.
The Swiss Confederation is made up of 26 full and half cantons. A canton is comparable to a state in the USA, Germany or Austria. For historical reasons, three of the 23 cantons are made up of two half cantons.
Today, we‘d like to take a closer look at one of Switzerland’s most important cities, Berne. Berne, with a population of approximately 140’000 is, together with the other „Gmeinde“ (en.: communes) of Zurich Basel and Geneva, one of the largest