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  • Removing cats and dogs from the menu at Christmas
    Removing cats and dogs from the menu at Christmas
    Although it is common knowledge that dogs are often on the menu in Asian countries such as Korea and China, few readers may realize that both dogs and cats are considered a Christmas delicacy in certain regions of Switzerland, where they are...
  • On top of the world in Switzerland
    On top of the world in Switzerland
    Alpine peaks that reach for the sky. Charming little towns. Fine, rich chocolates. The world’s most precise timepieces. Welcome to Switzerland, one of Europe’s most gorgeous destinations, where every panoramic view is more glorious...
  • Lucerne, Switzerland
    The many pleasures of Lucerne, Switzerland
    Lucerne, with its lake and mountains, is a microcosm of the best of what Switzerland has to offer, combining a city experience with the beauty of nature. This compact, walkable city is the site of sports activities, and many museums, and year...
  • Survey finds the world's lowest, highest travel costs
    Survey finds the world's lowest, highest travel costs
    We’ve all heard how cheap it is to travel by train, bus and air in other countries – but just how cheap is it? Which countries have the lowest transportation costs? And which ones are for big spenders only?The answers come from a...
  • Suicide tourism in Switzerland rises, almost doubles since 2009
    Suicide tourism: Switzerland assisted suicide makes country a final destination
    Suicide tourism in Switzerland is growing, as it is the only country in the world that has virtually no rules or regulation around assisted suicide. A Swiss organization dedicated to helping people leave this Earth to stop their suffering with...
  • Suicide tourism Switzerland:  Assisted suicide tourism to Switzerland is booming
    Suicide tourism to Switzerland is booming: Assisted suicide versus euthanasia
    Suicide tourism to Switzerland has been the subject of a scientific investigation, and the study published by theJournal of Medical Ethics on Aug. 20 shows that the number of tourists travelling to Switzerland in order to commit suicide has...
  • Club Med's new ski resort
    Club Med on a downhill slope?
    By Bob & Sandy NesoffMembers: North American Travel Journalists Association American Society of Journalists and AuthorsAhh, the joys of Club Med. Sand and sea. Beautiful beaches. Sexy girls for the guys. Sexy men for the girls. Snow capped...
  • Zoo kills bear cub, then decides to stuff him to teach 'cruelty' lesson
    Zoo kills bear cub, then decides to stuff him to teach 'cruelty' lesson
    A bear cub, rejected by his parents at a zoo in Switzerland and subsequently euthanized by the zoo, is making a reappearance – as a stuffed animal. The Dahlholzli Zoo in Bern put down a bear cub recently because its mother rejected him and...
  • Francia vs Suiza en vivo Univision live streaming free online & ESPN TV start time
    Switzerland vs. France 2014 live stream World Cup TV coverage, en vivo Univision
    The second 2014 FIFA World Cup match on Friday’s ESPN live stream and Univision TV schedule (en vivo) coverage features two European sides sitting atop Group E, as Switzerland battles France. According to a June 20 RB report, Arena Fonte...
  • Switzerland contra Ecuador en vivo 2014 Copa Mundial live streaming free online ESPN Deportes
    Ecuador vs. Switzerland 2014 Brazil World Cup live stream free & ABC TV schedule
    The first TV scheduled and live stream soccer match on a Father’s Day filled with 2014 World Cup action features Ecuador and Switzerland in a Group E battle from Nacional Mane Garrincha Stadium in Brasilia, Brazil. Opening kickoff is...
  • WFP provides food to flood victims in Afghanistan
    Thousands need food after floods in Afghanistan
    Flash floods in Afghanistan have displaced thousands of people who need food aid. The UN World Food Programme (WFP) said yesterday it has distributed emergency rations to 1600 victims in Baghlan Province. Other areas have been impacted by floods...
  • Rolling-Stones-2014
    Rolling Stones perform in Zurich on Ronnie Wood's birthday and band anniversary
    On June 1, 2014, the Rolling Stones performed at Letzigrund Stadium in Zurich, as part of the band's "14 on Fire" tour. According to a report on the official Rolling Stones website, "The show was a triple celebration for the...
  • Saab's Gripen jet
    Swiss voters topple fighter jets, minimum wage votes in latest referendum
    Swiss voters seemed to be of one mind during voting on the country's latest referendum, which struck down increases to the minimum wage as well as a deal with Saab that reportedly saved voted almost 13 billion dollars.Perhaps most important to...
  • POW medal (obverse)
    WWII POWs enjoy a long-awaited day of recognition at the Pentagon
    April 30, 2014 was a special day for WWII POWs who enjoyed a long-awaited day of recognition at the Pentagon. During World War II, American Army Aircorp crews carried out numerous bombing raids over Hitler’s forces in Germany. During those...
  • WFP feeding displaced person in Sudan
    Switzerland donating milk to fight hunger in Sudan
    The UN World Food Programme (WFP) today announced donations from Switzerland to fight hunger in Sudan. The donations include dried skimmed milk to treat malnutrition in small children.Sudan is suffering through increasing violence with hundreds of...