The Swiss are among the best insured nations in the world. One could also say that the Swiss are overinsured. In Switzerland, you can insure just about anything you care about: your health, your household belongings, your car, your travel,
Nothing beats regular exercise. Fitness centres are also extremely popular in Switzerland because they offer a varied programme at attractive prices. We have put together the various studios for you and wish you lots of fun training and sweating. Fitness
Autumn is wine season. In all wine regions of Switzerland the traditional wine festivals take place from the end of August on. A great opportunity to taste Swiss wine and get to know different regions of Switzerland better. We have
The verbs “sein” (to be) and “haben” (to have) are important verbs in the German language. Together with “werden” (will) they are used as an auxiliary verb to form composite tenses. In this function the auxiliary verbs have no lexical
Studying grammar is not everyone’s cup of tea, and there are certainly more exciting things to do. However, compared to other languages, Swiss German grammar is a piece of cake because Swiss German is not a codified language. Nevertheless, there
Switzerland is not exactly an easy place to settle in and make new friends. Foreigners and expats living in Switzerland often talk about their difficulties to socially integrate. If you haven’t grown up here and made friends in school and
There are 26 cantons in Switzerland. 20 of them in German-speaking Switzerland, including the half cantons. Each canton has its own dialect, which results in quite a variety. To help you keep track, here are the dialects based on their
One country, four languages 8.42 million people live in Switzerland in an area of 41,285 km². Despite its small size, Switzerland has four official languages. In addition to High German, French, Italian and Romansh are spoken. And what about Swiss German?
Swiss German is characterized by the frequent use of the diminutive. This means that nouns are usually “reduced in size” by adding the suffix “li” to them. The counterpart in High German is the ending “chen/lein”. If you don’t speak
Switzerland is known for many things. One of them is that everything works well. And that you practically don’t need a car to get around. Because Switzerland has an excellent public transport network consisting of train, tram, bus and boat.