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Living in Switzerland

Dec 8, 2023

In this episode, we speak to the artist Nikolai Kleist Burkal about art in Switzerland.

Nikolai grew up in Greenland and has lived in several countries before settling in Switzerland in 2022 due to a work opportunity. He runs the platform Art-Beats, where he publishes articles on the pulse of art scenes, trends, and art...

Nov 7, 2023

In this episode, we speak to the authors Anita Lehmann and Katie Hayoz about immigration in Switzerland.

Anita and Katie have recently published a book called 50 Amazing Swiss Immigrants. It features people of all walks of life, both historical and contemporary, who have made Switzerland their home.

Join us as we...

Oct 6, 2023

In this episode, we speak to Swiss German teacher Rahel Roth and bestselling cartoonist/author Sergio Lievano about Swiss German. We explore whether expats should learn this dialect or focus on standard German instead.

Rahel’s series of books, Swiss German for English Speakers, is one of the few resources that teaches...

Sep 7, 2023

In this episode, we speak to Ben Crawshaw from Zurich Together about how newcomers can use expat groups to build long-lasting friendships.

Originally from Manchester, Ben moved to Switzerland as a child. He is an event manager and the founder of Zurich Together, a large international community that hosts a wide range of...

Aug 7, 2023

In this episode, we speak to James Macsay and Margaret Reilly Baer from the American International Club Zurich about how expats can build a social network in Switzerland.

Margaret is the president of the AICZ, and James is on the board of the Association of American Clubs. They have both been living in Switzerland for...