Jo Fahy

Jo Fahy

Berne
I'm a British journalist who has lived in Switzerland since 2010. I've experienced all the highs and lows that come with moving to a new country and want to help you find your way here too!
Dec
04
The best Christmas present ideas to take home from Switzerland

The best Christmas present ideas to take home from Switzerland

With only a few weeks to go until Christmas, it's definitely time to pick up the Christmas presents you want
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Nov
06
How to make friends in Switzerland

How to make friends in Switzerland

Making the move to Switzerland is the first big step for expats: starting a social life is one of the
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Sep
25
What to do on a Sunday in Switzerland

What to do on a Sunday in Switzerland

Did you know: we discuss all our episodes and many other topics in our Facebook group 'Switzerland for English Speakers'.
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Aug
14
How to find a job in Switzerland as an expat

How to find a job in Switzerland as an expat

It's one of the big questions you'll be asking yourself before you move to Switzerland: how can I find a
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Jul
31
What's the weather like in Switzerland?

What's the weather like in Switzerland?

A heatwave has been hitting Europe and while Switzerland’s not part of the EU, it’s still part of
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Jul
03
Wild swimming in Switzerland

Wild swimming in Switzerland

Summer has started in Switzerland and with temperatures rising above 30°C, all over the country people are jumping into
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Jun
18
How to learn Swiss German (or should you learn high German)

How to learn Swiss German (or should you learn high German)

For the first time on our show, we're answering questions from our listeners in the Facebook group "Switzerland for
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May
22
An utterly delightful royal wedding special

An utterly delightful royal wedding special

How much does a royal wedding cost, and most importantly - who pays? We discuss the crowds, the fans, the republicans, the police and the homeless.
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May
08
Full steam ahead! Buying Swiss train tickets

Full steam ahead! Buying Swiss train tickets

There a number of different types of tickets and railcards you can buy to travel around Switzerland whether you have
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Apr
17
Swiss and Chips: over the border

Swiss and Chips: over the border

We are in Italy for the week: first at the International Journalism Festival in Perugia, and then Rome. In this
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