The Zurich Knabenschiessen

The Zurich Knabenschiessen

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

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Zurich – Switzerland’s Metropolis!?

Zurich – Switzerland’s Metropolis!?

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

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The political system in Switzerland

The political system in Switzerland

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

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Festivals and holidays in Switzerland

Festivals and holidays in Switzerland

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

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