Switzerland: Cushy quarantine Swiss firm sells luxury isolation stays

The hotel and tourism industries have been all but flattened by the coronavirus pandemic, but one Swiss firm has found a way to stay afloat offering a luxury Covid-19 isolation service. Le Bijou, a high-end operator of serviced apartments, is offering people isolation in style, with the possibility of add-ons like a personal grocery shopper,Continue reading “Switzerland: Cushy quarantine Swiss firm sells luxury isolation stays”

Swiss hotel sparks outrage by asking Jewish guests to shower before swimming

Arosa. Photo: Stephen Colebourne/Flickr Visitors to Arosa’s Aparthaus Paradies shocked to discover anti-Semitic notices, which have now been removed Last month, a hotel in Switzerland put up signs telling “Jewish guests” to shower before swimming, sparking outrage from the guests. Another sign, this one on the refrigerator, said: “For our Jewish guests: You may accessContinue reading “Swiss hotel sparks outrage by asking Jewish guests to shower before swimming”

Unhappy Living in the US? Try Switzerland

Apparently, this goes beyond the great taste of Swiss chocolate. Switzerland is the happiest country in the world, according to a global ranking of happiness unveiled by the United Nations in New York on Thursday. The 2015 World Happiness Report is the third annual report seeking to quantify happiness as a means of influencing government policy.Continue reading “Unhappy Living in the US? Try Switzerland”

S&M couple tried to extort money from Swiss Banker

Shh, I’ll keep your secret…………… It was the summer of twenty eleven.   The Geneva banker laid out big bucks for two sadomasochistic sessions at Geneva hotels.    At a third meet-up in December last year, the woman secretly filmed her bondage session with the banker. The 34-year-old Polish dominatrix, a trained political scientist and  herContinue reading “S&M couple tried to extort money from Swiss Banker”

Many Swiss would consider having sex to get an flat

  A survey has shown that finding a place to live in Switzerland can cause so much desperation that one third of men say they would consider offering sex in order to secure somewhere. Online news site 20 Minuten has carried out a survey on just over 2,300 people into the difficulties faced by thoseContinue reading “Many Swiss would consider having sex to get an flat”

One third of Swiss workers in part-time jobs

A third of employees in Switzerland work part-time, a new report from the Federal Office of Statistics has found. According to the report, only the Netherlands has a higher rate with 49.1 percent of its population in part-time work, while Switzerland has 33.7 percent, newspaper Tribune de Genève reported. Approximately 77 percent of women agedContinue reading “One third of Swiss workers in part-time jobs”