Articles: Explore Switzerland

Swiss Pats - what's on this weekend

Swiss Pats - what's on this weekend

SwissPats

Every week, Suzy and Don from the podcast, Swisspats.com, check out what's going on in the German speaking part of the country. This week, the Lucerne light festival, a feast for food fans in S...

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Swiss Up! The Swiss pavilion in Vegas

Swiss Up! The Swiss pavilion in Vegas

Swiss Up!

On today's Swiss Up, Dario looks at what you can see at the Swiss pavilion which has been put up at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The first time the Swiss government has paid for ...

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Swiss Up! Cow breeds in Switzerland (January 9 2019)

Swiss Up! Cow breeds in Switzerland (January 9 2019)

Swiss Up!

On today's Swiss Up - Dario looks at the different cow breeds in Switzerland and how an unpleasant practice is being stamped out.

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Swiss Up! New Laws for 2019, part 2 (8 January 2019)

Swiss Up! New Laws for 2019, part 2 (8 January 2019)

Swiss Up!

On today's show, Dario looks at more new laws that have come into force from the beginning of the year.

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Swiss Up!  New Laws for 2019: part 1

Swiss Up! New Laws for 2019: part 1

Swiss Up!

On today's Swiss Up, Dario looks at some of the new laws that are now in force - including language requirements for work permit renewals and VAT rules for online shopping.

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Night in Nendaz

Night in Nendaz

Last week WRS travelled to Nendaz to broadcast live from the Hotel Nendaz 4 Vallées.

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Chats in Nendaz: Genika from Ecole Suisse de Ski

Chats in Nendaz: Genika from Ecole Suisse de Ski

The Breakfast Show

  On Friday, we were in Nendaz, chatting to local experts about the great events and deals going on this winter season.     Katt talked to Genika Hulliger, from Ecole...

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Chats in Nendaz: Melanie from Hotel Nendaz 4 Vallees

Chats in Nendaz: Melanie from Hotel Nendaz 4 Vallees

The Breakfast Show

  On Friday, we were in Nendaz, chatting to local experts about the great events and deals going on this winter season. Katt talked to Melanie Glassey Roth, from Hotel Nendaz 4 Vall&ea...

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Chats in Nendaz: Patrick from Premier Alpine Centre

Chats in Nendaz: Patrick from Premier Alpine Centre

The Breakfast Show

  On Friday, we were in Nendaz, chatting to local experts about the great events and deals going on this winter season. Katt talked to Patrick Schlup, from Premier Alpine Centre, about the ...

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Chats in Nendaz: Nelio from Hotel Nendaz 4 Vallees

Chats in Nendaz: Nelio from Hotel Nendaz 4 Vallees

The Breakfast Show

  On Friday, we were in Nendaz, chatting to local experts about the great events and deals going on this winter season. Katt talked to Nelio De Silva, Food and Beverage Manager at Hotel Nen...

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Chats in Nendaz: Annick from Nendaz Tourism Office

Chats in Nendaz: Annick from Nendaz Tourism Office

The Breakfast Show

  On Friday, we were in Nendaz, chatting to local experts about the great events and deals going on this winter season. Katt talked to Annick Constantin, from the Nendaz Tourism Office, ...

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Chats in Nendaz: Nendaz Freeride - Cyril Lanfranchi

Chats in Nendaz: Nendaz Freeride - Cyril Lanfranchi

Mid Morning Mix

WRS' Katt Cullen spoke to Cyril Lanfranchi, Founder and ‘Head of Competitions’ at Nendaz Freeride, about the competition, which has now become a festival…

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Win a free night's stay in Nendaz's four-star resort

Win a free night's stay in Nendaz's four-star resort

Mid Morning Mix

Nendaz Hotel and Spa are offering WRS listeners the chance to win a night's stay in their resort, complete with breakfast and access to the spa!

Provided by Nendaz 4 Vallées Hotel & Spa

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Swiss Up! - Yet another Swiss capital city: Avenches

Swiss Up! - Yet another Swiss capital city: Avenches

Swiss Up!

  Forget Bern, Zurich and Geneva, back in the Roman era Avenches was the place to be. Once a metropolis called Aventicum, the town remains a historical site with Roman Baths, a theatre and ...

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SwissPats: Illuminated forest walk & Ski jumping

SwissPats: Illuminated forest walk & Ski jumping

SwissPats

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Swiss Up! - Switzerland's most famous whistleblower

Swiss Up! - Switzerland's most famous whistleblower

Swiss Up!

  Christoph Meli became famous in Switzerland for his tattling on the unlawful activities he saw around him. He was both regarded as traitor and hero, and ended up receiving death threats w...

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Swiss Up! - Escalade

Swiss Up! - Escalade

Swiss Up!

  Legend goes that when Geneva was invaded by the Duke of Savoy, a woman stopped the invasion by pouring soup over the enemy army. Maybe you have no idea what any of that means or maybe you...

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Swiss Up! - From coins to banknotes

Swiss Up! - From coins to banknotes

Swiss Up!

  1907 was the year that Switzerland introduced banknotes to the population. Find out about the history of banknotes, their series in Switzerland, and how they've changed over the years...

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Clos, Domaines & Châteaux; wine-makers of Vaud

Clos, Domaines & Châteaux; wine-makers of Vaud

Mid Morning Mix

  Clos, Domaines & Châteaux is an association of 18 wine-growers in the Vaud region of Switzerland.  François Shenk, from the Chateau de Ch&acir...

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SwissPats: Santa's Grotto

SwissPats: Santa's Grotto

SwissPats

  Raclette in a Caves 7th December St Beatus-Hohlen Cave This occurs on the first Friday of every month, but, December in Switzerland and raclette is a combination you can’t deny. ...

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Swiss Up! - Who created modern Switzerland?

Swiss Up! - Who created modern Switzerland?

Swiss Up!

  Alfred Escher did! Or at least, he greatly influenced the creation of the Switzerland we know and love. Find out who he is on today's episode of Swiss Up! and learn about his politica...

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Swiss Up - Get to know your new councillors

Swiss Up - Get to know your new councillors

Swiss Up!

  Yesterday, two women were elected to Federal Council, in an unsurprising election result. Find out all about Karin Keller Sutter and Viola Amherd, their history and their policies, o...

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Swiss Up! - Inventing Helvetica

Swiss Up! - Inventing Helvetica

Swiss Up!

  Minimalism characterises Swiss design, and this has greatly influenced the graphic design progress in Switzerland. Join Dario today as he discusses how the typeface, Helvetica, was develo...

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Swiss Up! - Talking HIV/AIDS

Swiss Up! - Talking HIV/AIDS

Swiss Up!

  On today's episode we're covering the sensitive topic of HIV/AIDS in Switzerland. Any information in this edition of Swiss Up should not be considered medical advice. It's ...

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