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Aug 14, 2019

Welcome to another edition of the SwissPats’ How-To Series. In this episode, Kate Bottriell explains how to buy and sell furniture - especially second hand - in Switzerland.

When Bottriell arrived in Switzerland she had trouble buying good quality second-hand furniture, and thought that there was probably a better...


Aug 7, 2019

Suzi and Don are back from their summer holidays. Suzi was in the south of France and Don was golfing back the States. Their days of leisure are over as they return to talk about how U.S. tourists are flocking to Switzerland, how Germany would like more border checks and how Swiss banks are costs the ultra-rich.

They...


Jul 24, 2019

Wondering what to do this month in Switzerland? Fear not the SwissPats have you covered. July was full of festivals and that continues this summer month, as Suzi and Don discuss a rock festival in a Roman amphitheater, a classical musical festival in Lucerne and two in Zurich - the star-studded Zurich Open Air and the...


Jul 17, 2019

The SwissPats are proud to announce its newest series - Life Abroad Reimagined with Rylla Resler. The Trailing Spouse Reimagined, a book written by Resler and her co-authors Francesca Incocciati and Adriana Quarck, explore the real challenges and true joys of life abroad as a trailing partner. The book was based on...


Jul 10, 2019

Don and Suzi also talk their summer holiday plans and the odd results of a study where Switzerland is considered the "worst in Europe" for being family-friendly. Whaaaat?!?!
 
As for this week's guest, Ariane Tavakol, her path to Switzerland was not a direct route. She left Iran at age 7 for Paris followed by...