Through the eyes of a tourist Switzerland is like a bouquet of flowers. While foreign nationals are quickly taken with the colours, the scent, the crisp freshness of each single flower, a Swiss likes to dig until he finds a
The right time to move As you may have found out already, there are certain things you need to know when moving to Switzerland. One of them is how to go about finding accommodation. There are generally three big moving
First and most importantly, anyone who stays in Switzerland for more than three months must have a residence permit. A residence permit, also known as a foreigner’s ID card, is issued by the Cantonal Migration Office responsible for your place
Nothing can go wrong if you follow this checklist! This is the first complete checklist for emigration. We used it ourselves when we moved from Germany (Munich) to Switzerland (Zurich) and passed it on to other friends and members on
Switzerland is known as a nation of banks and money. This country has long been a popular place to invest money and keep a foreign account. This is also due to the high degree of discretion that financial institutions offer
So you have decided to learn Swiss German? Learning about a language involves more than just understanding the words; it is always good to know about the culture and traditions of the country whose language you are learning. If you
If you live in Switzerland, you will be confronted not just with Swiss German, but also with Swiss road traffic. We’ve put together the most important things you need to know if you „normalerwis“ (en: usually) drive in another country.
The Swiss Confederation is made up of 26 full and half cantons. A canton is comparable to a state in the USA, Germany or Austria. For historical reasons, three of the 23 cantons are made up of two half cantons.
Today, we‘d like to take a closer look at one of Switzerland’s most important cities, Berne. Berne, with a population of approximately 140’000 is, together with the other „Gmeinde“ (en.: communes) of Zurich Basel and Geneva, one of the largest