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.
Also known as Alemannic German, Swiss German is a language that’s spoken in some regions in Switzerland and it can also be encountered in some of the Alpine communities that reside in northern Italy. The language on its own doesn’t
This traditional Swiss festival takes place in Zurich (“Züri” in Swiss German) every year before the day of repentance and prayer. “S chnabäschiessä” (en.: Knabenschiessen) is held at the Albisgüetli firing range from Saturday to Monday during the second week of
Zurich is known as the secret capitol of Switzerland. But what does this city have to offer visitors other than banks and exclusive shops? Here are some important things you should know about “Züri” and its inhabitants. The Tram is
In this article we talk about the political system in Switzerland. We have tried to explain the somewhat complicated subject in simpler terms. Embedded in the text are words in the vernacular that pertain to the subject. We at Learn
Like every other country in the world, Switzerland has a reputation which is often somewhat cliched. The world believes that the Swiss are punctual, they are neutral and they make good “Chääs” and “Schoggi”. All true of course, but did
This series of blog posts will focus on what the Swiss love. And one of the things the Swiss really do love is food. What do the Swiss eat? Do they drink a beer at „Füürobe“ (en.: after work) or
Today we prepared an article that summarizes the 5 major reasons why you should start learning Swiss German now. For both your personal and your business life, there are great advantages if you know the local language. We show you