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04 Oct 2017 Sandra Gurtner

From postcards with love

Catherine and Roger’s wonderful story began through an exchange of postcards rather than a face-to-face encounter. The couple got to know each other two years ago through the Postcrossing postcard project and are now married.

19 Sep 2017 Janina Gassner

Digital hiking

Now, as the leaves are changing colour and the fog is settling, it’s time to put on your hiking shoes and backpack and hit the trail. It’s no secret that Switzerland is THE country for hiking. But what about the digital resources on offer? Read on to find out which apps you simply must install on your mobile phone before your next hike. And, as the main partner of the Swiss Hiking Trail Federation, we have put together our first brochure with suggested routes and tips for families.

14 Aug 2017 Sandra Gurtner

Sending consignments properly is half the work for customs clearance

During holiday times, many travellers use it to bring home their souvenirs. Fashionistas can use it to buy trends from all over the world, and the latest tech gadgets find their way into our homes using it. We’re talking about the international mail system. But how does customs clearance actually work for the products you order? To ensure that foreign consignments do not turn into a fees nightmare, we answer five frequently asked questions on this subject. Right at the end we even have a small surprise.