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Diary of a Move: The language of foreignness

Diary of a Move: The language of foreignness

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Ever felt like your IQ slips 30 points when speaking a foreign language? Sometimes you can only feel 'authentic' in your own language says Katia Vlachos.

ExpatCH: Driving in Switzerland

ExpatCH: Driving in Switzerland

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Bill Harby explains what fighter pilots and Swiss drivers have in common and how roundabouts are connected to Existentialism.

The Fondue Files: It’s all French to me

The Fondue Files: It’s all French to me

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If you've ever experienced 'déjà-vu', a 'faux pas', or had a private 'tête-à-tête', you've been speaking more French than you realise.

A rail romance: 6 ways to make train travel work for you

A rail romance: 6 ways to make train travel work for you

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Travelling by rail through Europe can be as romantic and adventurous as it sounds, if you know a few tips to make train travel a blast not a burden.

Polyglot problems only multilinguals have to worry about

Polyglot problems only multilinguals have to worry about

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'You get woken by a phone call and forget which language to use' – some problems can only be understood by those who speak more than one language.

The Dubious Hausfrau: The pros and cons of Swiss life

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Swiss life is not all perfect but if you turn the stumbling blocks into stepping stones it's not all bad either, writes expat Tatiana Warkentin.

Geneva family diaries: Raising multilingual children in Switzerland

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Multilingual Switzerland is a perfect base for introducing a new language to your children, but it's not always easy.

Diccon Bewes: Switzerland from A to Z

Diccon Bewes: Switzerland from A to Z

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Take a whirlwind tour of everything that makes up Swiss culture, with facts on Switzerland from A to Z.

Guten Tag, Y'all: My farewell letter to Switzerland

Guten Tag, Y'all: My farewell letter to Switzerland

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Brittany bids a heartfelt farewell to Switzerland as she prepares her next move abroad, and reminisces on how the Swiss lifestyle has changed her – for better or worse.

101 Ways to Enjoy Living Abroad: 20 tips for expats

101 Ways to Enjoy Living Abroad: 20 tips for expats

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Learn how to feel at home in a foreign country, whether you're there for a weekend, a year, or a lifetime.

Itchy Feet: Living the Swiss lifestyle

Itchy Feet: Living the Swiss lifestyle

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To truly integrate into the Swiss lifestyle, dealing with the country's multiple languages is step one.

Guten Tag, Y'all: What I will and won't miss about Switzerland

Guten Tag, Y'all: What I will and won't miss about Switzerland

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Upon leaving Switzerland, expat Brittany Andrews considers what she will and won't miss about her adopted Swiss country and culture.

Borders and Burpees: 10 job skills you gain from travel

Borders and Burpees: 10 job skills you gain from travel

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Emily McLaren recounts the life skills she gained thanks to her backpacking experience abroad.

Karilogue: The less-glamorous side of expat life

Karilogue: The less-glamorous side of expat life

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Despite loving life as an expat, Kari Martindale explains that expat life is not always as glamorous as it appears. Here's some realities on expat life.

Being Multilingual: Languages come in flavours

Being Multilingual: Languages come in flavours

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Madalena considers how some words simply can't be translated without failing to capture their true essence and meaning.

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