The Swiss City That’s Full of Cat Ladders: A Photographer Captured Bern’s Eclectic And Charming Feline Structures

Imagine, if you will, what it’s like to be an average cat. You live with your owner on the fourth floor of an apartment building and, like so many of your fellow felines with exposure to the outside world, you have a fierce case of wanderlust. Continue reading »

Artists Installed A Dumpsters Filled With Illuminated Plastic Garbage On The Street In Switzerland

Last June, Spanish art collective Luzinterruptus installed two dumpsters filled with illuminated shopping bags outside the Gewerbemuseum in Switzerland. Entitled “Plastic garbage guarding the museum,” The installation was part of Oh, Plastiksack!, a plastic bag-themed art exhibition. The installation was left in place for 4 months until the bags began to resemble actual garbage. Continue reading »

This 3D Printed Modern Clutch Was Inspired By A City In Switzerland

Set to be launched at Maison et Objet in Paris later this week, Odo Fioravanit’s Bern clutch, part of the Bern collection for Maison 203, was inspired by Switzerland’s capital city, Bern and it’s unique urban structure. Rounded, curved layers of 3D printed sintered nylon make up the design of the clutch and mimic the layout of the bending and parallel streets that make up the Swiss captial. Continue reading »

Thousands Of Military Bunkers In Switzerland Have Been Transformed Into Hotels, Data Centers And Museums

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A view shows the restaurant at the Hotel La Claustra in a former Swiss army bunker on the St. Gotthard mountain pass, Switzerland August 8, 2014. With the threat of foreign invasion a thing of the past, thousands of military bunkers and fortresses in Switzerland have been put to commercial use, from hotels to data centres, museums to cheese factories. (Photo by Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters)
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The 37th International Hot Air Balloon Week in Switzerland

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A pilot inflates his balloon before the 37th International Hot Air Balloon Week in Chateau-d’Oex, January 24, 2015. According to the organizers, over 80 balloons from 20 countries are participating in the ballooning event in the Swiss mountain resort. (Photo by Pierre Albouy/Reuters)
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Bicycle Cafe in Zurich, Switzerland

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In the past, having a car was synonymous to success. Now, however, having a bicycle in the new trend. Riding a bicycle is all pros and no cons. It makes you slimmer and healthier, it allows you to enjoy the fresh air, traffic jams are no longer a problem, and of course you don’t waste money on gas. Continue reading »

Mona Lisa in Switzerland

A painting attributed to Leonardo da Vinci representing the Mona Lisa is displayed during a presentation in Geneva, Switzerland. (Yannick Bailly/Keystone) Continue reading »

Inside the Google’s Headquarter in Zurich, Switzerland

A photo tour of Google’s Zurich HQ, where staff ride a slide to lunch and shimmy down a fireman’s pole. Continue reading »

Autumns Leaves Shimmer in Switzerland

Pedestrians walk in the Sauvabelin Forest in Lausanne, Switzerland on Oct. 31, 2011 as the autumn sun illuminates the changing leaves. (Laurent Gillieron / EPA)