A Drive Around Lac Léman in Switzerland – the West Side

by Nancy Bach In other parts of the world, it is known as Lake Geneva. But the Swiss and French know this lovely glacial lake as Lac Leman. I like to call it that so it’s not confused with Geneva Lake, Wisconsin! Its southernmost tip is at Geneva Switzerland; then it stretches up to Lausanne … Read more

A Drive Around Lac Léman in Switzerland – the North and East Sides

by Nancy Bach Views from the heights of Lausanne looking south to the lake with the surrounding Alps, in the crisp, clear Swiss air are impressive. City businessmen sponsored construction of the Sauvabelin Tower, with a 100-foot climb up a circular wooden stairway to make the views even better. Breathe in the tranquility; you may … Read more

Feeling At Home In Switzerland

by Nancy Bach After living in Hong Kong for six years, we were ready for a change of pace with our move to Switzerland. Just as we had done in Asia, we wanted to take advantage of this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. So we used every weekend and holiday to explore. We took a long drive down … Read more

Guns, Lies and Bibliothèque At The Swiss Border

by Nancy Bach La Douane? What’s that? When we learned we were moving to Switzerland I was elated. I love visiting new countries and learning new languages, so I was excited for the opportunity to add Swiss to my personal language portfolio. It took a while to remember that there is no “Swiss” language. Depending … Read more

Sonja Guldi, Valais

My name is Sonja, I am a German writer living in Switzerland since 2009 with my husband and my two dogs. I write a blog named blueberriejournal about my trips and travels and all sort of things coming to my mind. I guess most of expats coming to Switzerland live and work in Basel, Zürich, … Read more

Chantal Panozzo, Zurich

I’m an American writer and copywriter living in a small town near Zurich, Switzerland. I write about life in Switzerland on my blog, www.onebigyodel.com. I also write about how to survive (and thrive) as an international creative person at Writer Abroad www.writerabroad.com. In addition, I’m the co-founder of the Zurich Writers Workshop www.zurichwritersworkshop.com. I moved … Read more