Patagonia is a promise. The name alone conjures up images of wild natural landscapes at the end of the earth like no other. In keeping with this name and the promises it entails, it should come as little surprise that the company Patagonia does things slightly differently to everyone else. This is the story of an attempt to stay true to one’s self. Read More
The name may be a little misleading – Null Stern Hotel means “Zero Star Hotel”. Yet this accommodation high in the Safien valley (Canton of Graubünden) probably offers a view of more stars at night than any other hotel room on Earth. Read More
June 1st 2016 will go down as an historic day for Switzerland and beyond. The eyes of the world were fixed on our little country as it opened the longest railway tunnel in existence today. Read More
22 May is the International Museum Day. The aim of this beautiful initiative is to raise awareness of the fact that “Museums are an important means of cultural exchange, enrichment of cultures and development of mutual understanding, cooperation and peace among peoples”. Read More
Martin Walser liked to use NASA-tested ballpoint pens which could be used to write upside down. Ernest Hemingway forced himself to sit at his desk until he had written at least 500 words every day. Balzac needed litres of coffee to be able to write.
Longevity is the key. It substantially improves the acceptance and effectiveness of a branded ballpoint. It ensures that it remains in use, goes from hand to hand among users multiple times and sometimes ends up in collections. Manfred Dreher, Managing Director of the German Prodir branch office, on the sustainability of pens which not only write but also communicate.