Marti Zuidam

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An expat’s 10-step guide to political engagement

<b>Moving abroad as an American is no reason to abstain from exercising your democratic rights at home, argues Alexandra Dufresne. In the following</b> …

Stories making the Swiss Sunday papers

Shifting landscapes for news media, teacher qualifications, the nation’s borders and, last but not least, Roger Federer’s home life are among the …

Education

Over 300,000 Square Kilometers of Imagery Released in Italy and Switzerland

We are excited to announce the release of new imagery in Italy and Switzerland. This latest imagery release includes 297,000 square kilometers in …

Italy

Chaplin’s World proves a hit with foreign visitors

Since opening last April, 300,000 people from 75 different countries have visited a museum near Lake Geneva dedicated to the life and work of …

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 …

Trails

Footloose billionaires head to Switzerland

High quality of life and low taxes continue to lure the richest people in the world to Switzerland, now home to the second-highest number of …

Wealth

Switzerland: Military hiding places camouflaged by nature

Swiss military bunkers<p>Although neutral, Switzerland has an army that participates, for example, in military peacekeeping missions. The country also …

Instagram begins blurring some sensitive content, opens two-factor to all

Instagram is already doing a lot to spot and censor posts that violate its community guidelines, like outright porn, but now it’s also taking steps to block out potentially sensitive material that might not technically run afoul of its rules. The social network is adding a blurred screen with a …

Instagram

Nieuwe ontdekking lijkt anti-verouderingsmedicijn binnen handbereik te brengen

<b>Volgens onderzoekers zijn we dichter bij een effectief anti-verouderingsmedicijn dan ooit: het kan al binnen vijf jaar op de markt komen.</b><p>Tot die …

Traveling? Mind Your Climate

Staying healthy when you travel means eating and drinking right for the climate you’re in.<p>It doesn’t matter where you’re traveling, staying healthy makes for a better adventure anywhere you go. Adjusting to the climate isn’t just something for scuba divers and mountaineers: If you travel, you …

Wellness

First U.S. Bumblebee Officially Listed as Endangered

The bee’s population has plummeted nearly 90 percent since the 1990s.<p>It’s official: For the first time in the United States, a bumblebee species has been declared endangered.<p>The rusty patched bumblebee (<i>Bombus affinis</i>), once a common sight, is “now balancing precariously on the brink of …

Endangered Species

Top 10 Castles of Europe

Do you ever wonder what it would be like to live in a real-life fairytale? Ponder no more.<p>At least once in our lives we’ve twirled in a glittery dress and tiara, or tussled with fire-breathing dragons from a crenulated tower. Indoctrinated by bedtime stories of our youth, we’d close our eyes and …

England

Get Inspired with 5 Fantastic Travel FlipBloggers

Countless talented bloggers use Flipboard to showcase their writing and share their passions with their followers. As we discover their work, we add to the FlipBlogger profile the magazines we feel will inspire the rest of the community. Now we’re excited to share some of these FlipBloggers and …

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Switzerland without a single snowflake

by Craig Tansley<p>Nothing moves out here in the dusk. The fading colours of a cloudless day make the Alps look so delicate they might crumble, and …

Journalist on the Run

Catered Ski Chalets Zermatt

Zermatt is famous for two things: the iconic and majestic Matterhorn and its car-free atmosphere. The attractive vacation village has preserved its …

Travel

Exploring lovely Lucerne, Switzerland after a rough start

Courtesy of Lucerne Tourism.<p>Our first mistake was showing up during rush hour.<p>In photos, Lucerne, Switzerland looks like a tiny, serene town …

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10 Pro Tips for Creating The Perfect Whiteboard Animation Video

Are you familiar with whiteboard animation videos?<p>If not, this is a process in which <b>a story is told using drawings on a whiteboard</b>. The artist draws …

Education Technology

A guide to retiring in Switzerland

0 comments<p>Attracted to retiring in Switzerland? This guide explains the implications of retiring to Switzerland as an expat, including the retirement …

One Year in Helvetia

Switzerland: Warm Your Core

We’re having a Switzerland moment. The gift we’re all asking for is a romantic winter escape through the Swiss Alps. Absolute Travel’s Brooke Garnett …

Travel

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