Rossella Meloni, Zurich

Who are you? I am an Italian who has been living overseas for the last 20 years.Where, when and why did you move abroad? I first moved abroad (to London, UK) in 1996. The original plan was to stay for a couple of months to improve my English but I ended up never returning to … Read more

Menorca C, Basel

Who are you? I am an Indian expat in Europe, currently living in Switzerland. I work in research and am also a blogger/freelance writer, apart from being a coffee lover,dreamer,traveller and reader. Where, when and why did you move abroad? I moved to Germany in 2011 to pursue my Master studies, and then came to … Read more

Diana, Geneva

Who are you? My name is Diana, I was born and raised in Mexico. I am currently living in Switzerland and I am married with Emmanuel that is French (I am half French, but have never lived in France). I am currently working at 100% and also have my own blog about Geneva, I love … Read more

Sarah Ryrie, Steinhausen

Who are you? Sarah Ryrie, mum of two and wife to one(!). I am a full time mum and home-maker, though I do some freelance writing and blogging to keep me sane. Where, when and why did you move abroad? We moved to Steinhausen, Switzerland last summer as a consequence of a new role for … Read more

Katrien David, Gruyère

Who are you? I’m Katrien David and was born and raised in Belgium. As most of the Belgians, I walked through the educational system from kindergarden through University. After obtaining a degree in Bio-engineering in Belgium, I decided to go for another MSc degree in Food Science at the University of Minnesota (USA). Even though … Read more

Christina Popa, Geneva

Who are you? My name is Cristina and I am a Romanian national having lived abroad in at least two different countries for tertiary education studies. Having graduated in Humanities in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, I always thought living and studying abroad is a rewarding experience forging bridges between cultures, people and minds. First, there was a … 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