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5 of the Most Epic Infinity Pools in the World

<b>Authored by Isabel Leong</b><p>While Singapore’s iconic Marina Bay Sands’ infinity pool is the epitome of some of the most epic infinity pools in the world, …

Don't Try This At Home: A Swiss Sled Run Would Send U.S. Lawyers Into Ecstasy

I just got back from Switzerland where the people are cautious in dress, in speech, in cuisine, in practically everything but sports. Especially if they involve snow. In towns across the Alps you can rent a sled, take a train or ski lift a mile or two up the hill, and launch yourself on a …

Best Places to Skydive Around the World

It’s the ultimate rush of adrenaline – strapping yourself to a beautiful stranger and skydiving from a perfectly good plane 12,000 ft in the air; an …

Top Buys by Directors: Fribourg's $6.1M Bet on OSG

The directors of a company tend to have a unique inside view into the business, so when directors make major buys, investors are wise to take notice. Presumably the only reason a director of a company would choose to take their hard-earned cash and use it to buy stock in the open market, is that …

What Are The Languages Spoken In Switzerland?

Illustration by Victoria Fernández<p>If you played a game of word association with someone starting with the words “European country” and “competing …

Switzerland Flag

Hotel Alpha

School of Management Fribourg

Hublot Watch

14 strange laws from around the world

Suspiciously holding a salmon in the UK<p><i>Shutterstock</i><p>Parliament's famous Salmon Act of 1986 states that it's illegal to hold a salmon under suspicious …

Here's what it actually means for a watch to be 'Swiss-made'

The mark of many luxury watches — indeed, most — is a mark on the face, usually just below where the hands attach to the case. It reads: “Swiss-made.”<p>…

The internet is losing its mind over Toblerone changing its classic shape

The Swiss chocolatier Toblerone recently changed the iconic shape of its chocolate bars, and just as when anything changes in the world today, the …

The world's longest suspension bridge has opened in the Swiss Alps -- and it looks terrifying

Located in the Swiss Alps, the Charles Kuonen Suspension Bridge connects two towns, Zermatt and Grächen.<p>The metal bridge swoops over the deepest …

Switzerland for nature lovers

Nature had one of her finest moments in Switzerland. Where else can you find such varied and intense beauty – colossal glaciers, raging falls, hidden valleys and 4000m mountains – in such a small country?<p>On foot or skis, by bike or raft, with karabiner or paraglider, the Swiss have harnessed these …

European Travel

Essential guide to Fribourg

Essential information<p>At a glance<p>Getting to Fribourg<p>The A12 motorway linking Geneva with Bern (via Lausanne) whizzes past the outskirts of the city.<p>TPF buses depart from behind the bus station, accessible from the train station, for Avenches (Sfr10, 25 minutes) and Bulle (Sfr16.80, 45 minutes), from …

History of Switzerland's Flag

Swiss flag on the Rütli<br>where the history of the Old Swiss Confederacy started in 1291 according to the legend.<p>The <b>flag</b> of a country is more than <i>just</i> …

Attractions in Fribourg, Switzerland

Why The Swiss Franc Shot Up 30% In A Morning

“This,” says James Stanton, head of foreign exchange at deVere Group, “is the biggest FX shocker in years.”<p>He is referring to the extraordinary climb of 30% by the Swiss Franc, one of the world’s most important safe haven currencies, against the euro this morning. At one stage, it was up 39% …

Restaurants in Fribourg, Switzerland

Fribourg

Nowhere is Switzerland’s socio-linguistic divide felt more keenly than in Fribourg (Freiburg or ‘Free Town’), a handsome medieval city built upon a dramatic gorge carved by the Sarine River, which cleaves the city in two. Inhabitants on the river's west bank, where the Old Town, university and …

Credit Suisse fined $135m for New York forex investigation

New York regulators have slapped Swiss bank Credit Suisse with a $135m (£103m) fine after finding it engaged in misconduct in its foreign exchange …

Business

The main drivers of the Swiss economy are its small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with fewer than 250 employees They make up more than 99% of …