When considering a move to a new city, there is nothing more useful than hearing real life stories and experiences from other expats who have lived there. We'd love to hear about your expat experiences. Please contact us if you live or have lived in Switzerland and would like to share your story.


Melissa Pollick is an American expat who moved to Geneva from Michigan to be with her Swiss boyfriend in 2011. Melissa has used her experience as a trailing spouse to set up a counselling practice for people dealing with stresses associated with expat life. Learn more about Melissa's experiences in Geneva by reading her interview with Expat Arrivals.

Jennifer Weaver is an American expat who moved to Zug, Switzerland in 2012 with her family. In her interview with Expat Arrivals, she tells us about her expat experience of moving to Switzerland with three young children. 

Tanya Deans may have abandoned the sunny shores of California for the colder climate found in Switzerland, but she's certainly not feeling grey about her move. After six years overseas, she's conquered 50 mountains and has made somewhat of a hobby out of sharing her insight about the ins and outs of living in Zurich.

Tracey Keenan moved from England to Switzerland ten years ago when her banker husband was relocated for work. She now provides a service to other expats who are about to relocate to Switzerland or have recently moved there. Her aim is to arm recent expats with all the critical information and essential tips needed to help them settle into Switzerland as quickly as possible. Read about her expat experience in Switzerland.

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