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Switzerland

Health Insurance In Switzerland - A Guide For Expats

Friday February 16, 2018 (10:58:23)

It might be easy to assume that all European countries fund and deliver their healthcare services in a similar way, but Switzerland’s health insurance system is a good reminder that expats need to fully plan all areas of their relocation if they want to avoid unexpected bills.   more ...

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Switzerland - Recommended Social Media Accounts

Thursday June 01, 2017 (12:16:22)
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At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Switzerland and some of the social media accounts you should be following if you’re thinking of moving there.   more ...

Switzerland > Living

Switzerland

9 Reasons You Might Want To Retire To Switzerland

Tuesday March 14, 2017 (14:55:22)
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Switzerland is known for its clocks, cheese and chocolates, and also the Swiss are known to be punctual and efficient. But, there’s more to Switzerland than this. It is a diverse, cosmopolitan and multilingual nation, and among the top tourist destinations for travellers from around the globe. There are a number of retirees who call Switzerland their home. The Swiss government has even established a special retirement residency program, to accommodate the many retirees flocking to the country.   more ...

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Switzerland

Switzerland - Recommended Blogs

Thursday January 12, 2017 (16:28:28)
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At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Switzerland and some of the blogs that might be useful for expats there.   more ...

Switzerland > Financial

Switzerland

Is Switzerland Really Too Expensive For Expats?

Monday October 31, 2016 (14:08:55)
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For most expats and travelers, the word ‘exorbitant’ is what immediately comes to mind when talking about Switzerland. This is hardly surprising, as this Alps country has featured among the top in the list of the ‘Most Expensive Places to Live in the World’ for several years in a row.   more ...

Switzerland > Living

Switzerland

11 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Moving To Switzerland

Wednesday September 28, 2016 (13:38:28)
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Switzerland, with its spectacular natural landscapes, cosmopolitan population, and high standard of living, is an expat magnet. A multilingual country with 26 cantons, Switzerland has four official languages: German, French, Romansch and Italian.

The country is also an attractive investment destination on account of its robust economy and favorable banking laws. Due to the stable economy, unemployment is low and lucrative jobs are easily available. Many expats work in the world-renowned banks and international businesses located in the Switzerland.   more ...

Switzerland > Financial

Switzerland

A Short Guide To Expat Finance In Switzerland

Wednesday August 03, 2016 (13:25:29)
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Switzerland is a very popular country with expats from around the world who aren't just looking for job opportunities and a low tax regime, but who are also wanting to enjoy a relaxed lifestyle.

It would therefore be helpful to give someone thinking of moving to Switzerland an idea of the tax rate they are likely to pay on their income but, unfortunately, the tax system in Switzerland is a complex one.   more ...

Switzerland > Living

Switzerland

Ten Swiss Foods Expats Need To Try

Friday May 06, 2016 (10:23:25)
(c) Sandstein on Wikipedia
Some countries are famous for their cuisine: the spicy servings of India, the delicate dishes of France and the hearty fare of the UK. But Switzerland has more of a reputation for cuckoo clocks and yodelling than for its food.

The alpine nation is seen as a bastion of efficient financial services and a haven for snow-loving adrenaline junkies. Sat in the heart of the European continent, Switzerland shares borders, traditions and recipes with its neighbours.   more ...

Switzerland > Living

Switzerland

Ten Swiss Winter Activities That Aren't Skiing

Wednesday March 16, 2016 (12:13:02)
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Mention the words “Switzerland” and “winter” in the same sentence, and there’s a high chance that almost anyone you’re talking to will immediately think of skiing on snow-covered Swiss mountains. Outsiders tend to imagine the whole of Switzerland as a snowy wonderland all through the winter, even though a considerable part of the country enjoys a moderate climate, and the southern tip can be described as nearly Mediterranean.   more ...

Switzerland > Education

Switzerland

Interview With Stephen Baird, Headteacher, Geneva English School

Friday December 11, 2015 (15:48:55)
Stephen Baird
Stephen, you're Headmaster at the Geneva English School. Tell us a bit about your role - what does your day-to-day routine look like?

There is a lot of routine to the role of Headmaster but plenty that isn’t. For instance, we have a dressing-up celebration today for a local Geneva annual celebration and this year our theme is ‘pyjama day’. So, I am dressed as a giant banana in blue and white striped pyjamas!   more ...



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