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Top 10 places to visit in Switzerland

Top 10 places to visit in Switzerland

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Whether you're just visiting or moving to Switzerland, there are many top Swiss attractions. Visit these top 10 places in Switzerland to experience the best of Switzerland's tourism.

Expat groups in Zurich

Expat groups in Zurich

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Expatica’s selection of expat groups in Zurich.

Major museums in Switzerland

Major museums in Switzerland

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Expatica offers a selection of top museums in Geneva, Lausanne, Bern, Basel and Zurich to help you discover the many sides of Switzerland.

best christmas markets in Europe

European Christmas markets: A guide to the best Christmas markets in Europe

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‘Tis the season for Christmas carols, Santa, mulled wine and European Christmas markets. Head to some of the best European markets at Christmas to discover on holiday.

Stay in a castle

Stay in a castle: 25 of the best castles to stay in Europe

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Staying in a castle gets you closer to royalty, celebrities, legends – and ghosts? Here are 25 of best castles to stay in Europe for a romantic, royal or spooky adventure.

Keukenhof celebrates Dutch design in blooming gardens

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For just a few short weeks, the Netherlands comes alive with vibrant colour. Tulipomaniacs flock each spring to Keukenhof to catch a glimpse of the legendary Dutch tulips, a symbol that has endured far longer than the flower’s bloom. [Contributed by Keukenhof]

Fasnacht Switzerland: How to celebrate Swiss carnival

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Swiss carnival is when the Swiss let loose with out-of-tune brass music and outlandish Fasnacht costumes. Find the best places to celebrate carnival in Switzerland, including Basel, Bern and Zurich Fasnacht.

Rick Steves: History behind Christmas trees and manger scenes in Europe

Rick Steves: History behind Christmas trees and manger scenes in Europe

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Christmas trees and mangers are now in homes, squares, and streets all over Europe. But they are more than just decorations — there is a rich history behind them.

Science activities Switzerland

Not a scientist? Not a problem: The Swiss 'citizen science' lab

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When you open politics to the public, you get direct democracy. But what happens when you open science to the public? Switzerland's invites the public to help develop science.

Top Swiss places

14 little-known Swiss places that are unmissable

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In honour of the 1,000th edition of the 'bible' to art monuments and architecture in Switzerland, here is a selection of the top 14 Swiss places you have to visit.

Swiss wrestling

Five facts to know about Swiss wrestling

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Every three years Switzerland gears up for a wrestling festival of unparalleled proportions – and tickets are like gold dust. Get prepared for 'Schwingfest' 2016.

Goetheanum

Diccon Bewes: The Goetheanum, a building like no other

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You won't find a single 90-degree angle in Switzerland's architectural marvel, The Goetheanum, located a train ride from Basel.

1 August 'Brunch on the Farm' for Swiss National Day

1 August 'Brunch on the Farm' for Swiss National Day

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Kerrin of MyKugelhopf visits a traditional farm in St Gallen to experience the concept 'Brunch on Farm' held every Swiss National Day.

How to eat healthy in flights

10 tips on how to eat healthy on flights

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Helpful advice for frequent expat travellers who want to keep their healthy eating habits while travelling on an airplane and stay away from some less than appetising plane food.

Switzerland in the US

On the trail of Swiss settlers in Kentucky

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A project has been launched to build bridges between Einsiedeln, Switzerland and Louisville, Kentucky – the destination of many 19th-century Swiss immigrants.



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