Claudia Walder is an author and editor, including for the Swiss travel magazine Transhelvetica and the Swiss National Museum’s own Magazine.
Heidi is a cult figure in Japan. An animated series from 1974 helped her achieve that status. The series ushered in the now booming anime industry.
These days, the refrigerator is as much a part of our lives as running water or toothpaste. But that hasn’t always been the case. In earlier times, blocks of ice or cold water were used to keep food chilled.