Since there’s a lot to figure out, we’ve listed some of our favorite resources and advice. We believe this will help you get settled and start enjoying your new home more quickly.
For as long as I have lived in Geneva, the favorite past-time is to complain about our lack of free parking and the price of parking tickets.
In all seriousness, talk to your teenage children and explain to them that no matter how fun it may seem, never steal a water bike.
At home we tried the gear shifting techniques and improved our consumption by 2 liters per 100 km. Assuming 15,000 km/year, we will use 300 liters less fuel thus saving nearly CHF 500.
Last week I wanted to call the radio station to point out that we weren’t suffering from the Bise which they kept referring to. It was obviously the Bise Noire.
Trivia Night, or Quiz Night for UKers, is a great after-work activity for groups of friends, colleagues, or people looking to make new connections. It’s a bar game where-by teams answer 10 questions over several rounds about a variety of themes.
They explained that the local resort’s emergency response cost CHF 250, and the helicopter cost CHF 2,700.
Cold weather, long nights and Christmas holidays call for a good book . So whether for yourself or a friend, why not choose locally? Switzerland has some renown authors.
As my husband kicked the brake clamp (because that’s what men do to fix things), I thought, “We’re in a foreign country! What do we do?”
“Give as much time as you are comfortable with, making sure that there are moments of rest for you, and set boundaries…before you are too tired and ‘drip’ resentment and negativity.”