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Speeding Fines In Switzerland  – Things You Need to Know

Speeding Fines In Switzerland  – Things You Need to Know

  Speeding Fines In Switzerland  – Things You Need to Know There are very few expats I know in Zurich who drive, who haven’t at some stage talked to me about their speeding fines or the amount of speeding cameras there are in the country. Someone once told be that there are more speeding cameras […]

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How One Expat Girl Can Change The World For So Many Others

Filed in Charity, Children, Expats, Family, Things To Do, Zurich in Photos by on February 12, 2019 0 Comments
How One Expat Girl Can Change The World For So Many Others

How One Expat Girl Can Change The World For So Many Others by Amy Aves Challenger Tsewang in Nepal “I want to empower other girls,” Tsewang said. She was a young teen, a football player, born in a tiny Nepali village with no access to school, electricity, running water, phones, or healthcare. Yet there she […]

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Learning German the Fun Way with The German Language School

Learning German the Fun Way with The German Language School

Learning German the Fun Way with The German Language School     One of the top tips you get when moving to Switzerland is to “learn a little German”. No one can deny that it’s a difficult language, but learning even a little goes a long way and helps you get so much more out […]

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Fascinating Facts About Switzerland

Filed in Expats, Switzerland by on January 7, 2019 0 Comments
Fascinating Facts About Switzerland

Fascinating Facts About Switzerland Did you know these facts about Switzerland? Mountains The Matterhorn is the best known mountain in Switzerland but is in fact just the tenth highest in the country. The faces of the Matterhorn look directly out in north, east, south and west directions. Swiss Cheese Holes & The Nun in the […]

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How Thanksgiving In Switzerland Became Far More Than A Meal

Filed in Expat, Expats, Family, Food and Drink, People by on November 26, 2018 0 Comments
How Thanksgiving In Switzerland Became Far More Than A Meal

How Thanksgiving In Switzerland Became Far More Than A Meal “What exactly is Thanksgiving?” my UK mom friend asked. She was sitting down at our long table in our old rental home in Switzerland. It was decorated for Thanksgiving dinner with my mom’s China purchased before I was born in Michigan. “It’s funny, but I’ve […]

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Taking the “X” Out of Expat

Filed in "New In Zurich", Expats, Family, Women by on November 9, 2018 0 Comments
Taking the “X” Out of Expat

. Taking the “X” Out of Expat by Amy Aves Challenger   If you ask me, there’s nothing “X” about becoming an expat. I didn’t divorce my country. I’m not a former American patriot. I’m a dog and cat owner, an American writer mom who joined her husband and family to grow, try a new […]

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