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02/09/2014 Expat Stories: Karen Herzog on life in Switzerland

After 19 years of living in Switzerland, Karen Herzog shares some insight into what she would change about life in Switzerland.

29/05/2012 Expat Voices: Eshaana Pachai on living in Geneva

Eshaana Pachai Eshaana Pachai, from South Africa, discusses shopping in Geneva, learning French and doing laundry.

10/04/2012 Expat Entrepreneur: Jennifer Harvey Sallin in Switzerland

Expat Entrepreneur: Jennifer Harvey Sallin in Switzerland Holistic coach Jennifer Harvey Sallin advises other expat entrepreneurs to take advantage of the forward-thinking and supportive international...

03/05/2011 Editor's guide: Expat voices in Switzerland

Expatica welcomes you to its Expat Voices section, and invites you to take part in one of our series of questionnaires on life in Switzerland.

02/07/2010 Expat Story: A get-together

Sunflowers Josta, a Dutch mother living in Geneva, and experiencing her first expat adventure, tells of the blooming social network among expat women – a...

08/06/2010 Expat Entrepreneur: Marisa Steyn in Biel-Benken

Marisa Steyn In this new series of Expatica interviews, expat entrepreneur Marisa Steyn shares her experiences of setting up a business in Switzerland, bringing...

27/05/2010 Expat Voices: Krissy Jackson on living in Zug

Krissy Jackson Krissy appreciates the strong family values in Switzerland and living in a clean, safe place where she can give her son his space and not worry....

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Residence and work permits in Switzerland

Residence and work permits in Switzerland

How to apply for a residency or work permit in Switzerland for you and your family.

How to rent and buy a house in Switzerland

How to rent and buy a house in Switzerland

Information about renting property and obtaining a mortgage in Switzerland.

Switzerland's healthcare system

Switzerland's healthcare system

Information about the Swiss healthcare system, health insurance, pharmacies and emergency numbers.

Banking in Switzerland

Banking in Switzerland

Explaining Swiss currency, banknotes, credit cards and bureaux de change.