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Swiss and Chips – Your British guide to Switzerland

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Jun
17
What to expect at a Swiss apéro

What to expect at a Swiss apéro

Before or instead of a dinner, at a garden party, a wedding, an office function or even a funeral, it‘
2 min read
Apr
06
Having a baby in Switzerland

Having a baby in Switzerland

There have been a few long breaks between our last podcast episodes, but we had a good reason: we have
1 min read
Feb
23
The weirdest thing you saw when you moved to Switzerland

The weirdest thing you saw when you moved to Switzerland

Setting foot in another country can mean a significant change to your lifestyle and sometimes a culture shock. We asked
1 min read
Nov
24
How to celebrate Christmas as an expat in Switzerland

How to celebrate Christmas as an expat in Switzerland

Christmas is drawing nearer but thanks to coronavirus, making plans to celebrate it this year isn't very easy. It's difficult
1 min read
Oct
27
Becoming Swiss, part four: The Swiss citizenship test

Becoming Swiss, part four: The Swiss citizenship test

We're still here and still making podcasts: not as often as we'd like, but there's a good reason for that,
1 min read
Aug
04
Becoming Swiss, part three: 'Starting the Application Process'

Becoming Swiss, part three: 'Starting the Application Process'

After living in Switzerland for ten years, I can now formally apply to become a Swiss citizen! There are a
1 min read
May
19
What are we missing when trying to make Swiss friends?

What are we missing when trying to make Swiss friends?

Finding it difficult to make friends with the Swiss is a common complaint from expats in Switzerland. Do the Swiss
1 min read
Apr
13
Walk with us along Bern's Aare river

Walk with us along Bern's Aare river

If you can only get out outside at the moment to go shopping or for some fresh air, you might
1 min read
Mar
24
Five ways to perfect your Swiss knowledge while staying at home

Five ways to perfect your Swiss knowledge while staying at home

The coronavirus might have stopped you from getting out and exploring Switzerland, but you can still learn plenty about Swiss
1 min read
Mar
10
When to shake hands in Switzerland

When to shake hands in Switzerland

Shaking hands in Switzerland is common: children learn it at school and it seems to be a regular feature of
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