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(Non) electrifying Taveyanne: far from the madding crowd

What was it like to live in the Alps before the age of electricity? The people in a small alpine village still know. (RTS/

#WeAreSwissAbroad: Raphael Knopf From Switzerland to a hut in New Zealand

Having left his native Broye in canton Fribourg 15 years ago, Raphael Knopf now cultivates organic honey in the wilds of New Zealand’s North Island.

Cultural difference? Children more likely to walk to school in Switzerland

In Switzerland 75% of children walk to school – that’s twice as high as countries like the United Kingdom and the United States.

#WeAreSwissAbroad: Luca Orduña Swiss watches for the mega-city Tokyo

Young Swiss Luca Orduña put all his eggs in one basket. At the age of 22, he went to Japan for the first time and set himself up in business.