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6 posts, 14:20 today
Butt hurt after 15 mintues with new bike...Any…
Initially the question must be whether it's a soreness from rubbing or from pressure. If the former then proper cycling shorts will help, but more because of the non-chafing material they're padded with than the padding itself. Gel saddles…
Started by: guanyu2000 · 19.Apr.2015 · Sports / Fitness / Beauty / Wellness
18 posts, 14:20 today
Base salary and simples jobs
Have you contacted any of the temporary agencies? Since you already have permission to work I am sure they'd love to have you on the list of available workers. :) Kelly Services and Manpower come to mind, but there may be others. Also try…
Started by: flubber03 · 18.Apr.2015 · Daily life
2 posts, 14:04 today
Geneva wineries open day [30th May]
Started by: taveau · 19.Apr.2015 · Travel/day trips/free time
5 posts, 14:01 today
Airport parking
Started by: NannyDee · 19.Apr.2015 · Transportation/driving
25 posts, 14:00 today
Attire & how much homework in state primary…
ditto. no sweatpants around here (thankfully ) though kids are pretty casual- jeans, t-shirts, etc. and i agree on the priorities of figuring out how to navigate your budget- be ready to have weather-gear for kids (cheaper to buy in…
Started by: hemmie · 16.Apr.2015 · Education
1 post, 13:51 today
Mail question- customs?
Started by: Geathena · 19.Apr.2015 · Other/general
1 post, 13:49 today
From Edinburgh to Lausanne
Started by: EmilyAnne · 19.Apr.2015 · Introductions
27 posts, 13:45 today
Recommendations wanted for frying pans!
I never thought I would say this, but I found the IKEA stainless steel pans the best I have ever used. In the states I had All-Clad and I like the IKEA stuff even more than that. They aren't even nonstick.
Started by: Flaui · 15.Apr.2015 · Other/general
2 posts, 13:41 today
Completely beginner in french
Started by: EmilyAnne · 19.Apr.2015 · Language corner
1 post, 13:39 today
Just arrived in Zurich
Started by: Mr. · 19.Apr.2015 · Introductions
11 posts, 13:35 today
What about living in Schlieren (Zürich)
Never been to Schlieren, I've no idea what he's talking about. But Wikipedia says 19% (of households) other-than-German-speaki... 44% (of people) foreign nationals. So either it's a mix of Swiss singles and large families of…
Started by: phasmida · 20.Feb.2014 · Housing in general
32 posts, 13:32 today
Loud TV at night - neighbour - what to do?
here's a list of all the occasions when we had to tell our neighbours to " shut up". 1. we have a hobby room under our apartment. Someone new came and he was a hobby woodworker with a very loud electric saw. After complaining to the…
Started by: marmsg · 16.Apr.2015 · Daily life
3 posts, 13:28 today
[wanted, ZH] IKEA Big Blue bags
Started by: linros · 18.Apr.2015 · Items wanted
15 posts, 13:20 today
L permits and library cards (or lack thereof)
Not having a public library card is one of the things I miss the most about the states. It was always the first thing I did when I moved to a new place. The Zurich central library is quite nice, but I was not able to get a card there…
Started by: SLB · 18.Apr.2007 · Complaints corner
11 posts, 13:17 today
From the Mudwest
Thank you for all the helpful tips for getting settle. I really appreciate the help and direction. With traveling so much it makes it difficult and I am aware that it doesn't help to feel settled. So, as I say, one day at a time. Being…
Started by: lme1excell · 17.Apr.2015 · Introductions
25 posts, 13:13 today
Best coffee bar in zürich?
***... I would recommend \"\"\"\"\"\"\"\"\"\"\"\"... ESPRESSINO AL PORTO HB Zürich Halle Landesmuseum 8021 Zürich Telefon: 044 212 19 94 Telefax: 044 212 19 96 Mail: info@espressino-alporto... Öffnungszeiten Mo…
Started by: Sascha_ZH · 1.Mar.2015 · Daily life
78 posts, 13:09 today
Why should anyone tolerate second-hand smoke…
No I wouldn't. The attitude of non-smokers here until quite recently was that smoking was legal and so people should just be allowed to get on with it and non-smokers had to put up with it - even if that meant their own children were…
Started by: jengelma · 7.Jun.2012 · Daily life
5 posts, 13:07 today
Speech-Language Pathology
Started by: CAN-SLP · 18.Apr.2015 · Employment
2 posts, 13:01 today
Dress code at International Organizations…
Started by: Maritaba · 19.Apr.2015 · Employment
5 posts, 12:57 today
Additional memory for Ipad
Started by: marton · 18.Apr.2015 · TV/internet/telephone
34 posts, 12:56 today
What to do with your dead pet?
Here is another option for burial: where your beloved pet can be buried in a coffin without the need of cremation. This is the only place where a burial of a pet is possible in Switzerland. The owners are super nice and amazing…
Started by: winterwitch79 · 10.Mar.2015 · Pet corner
20 posts, 12:53 today
One-time free or good deal events
I have some Swiss Trips vouchers, granting a price reduction of up to 50% at many Swiss sights and activities. You have to redeem them by April 30, 2015, bookings have to be done in advance on the internet. Here are all the details: I…
Started by: Idgie · 16.Dec.2012 · Travel/day trips/free time
13 posts, 12:06 today
Birth at See Spital Horgen
My wife gave birth twice there. We were extremely happy with the doctors and the midwives even though she has had some complications during her pregnancies. Btw, most of the rooms have lake view , that is icing on the cake :)
Started by: annahita.dlm · 24.Apr.2012 · Family matters/health
1 post, 11:35 today
Mountain Biking Group - near Uster
Started by: flubber03 · 19.Apr.2015 · Sports / Fitness / Beauty / Wellness
3 posts, 11:28 today
Sheffield UK to Zurich
Started by: Kiehi · 19.Apr.2015 · Introductions
55 posts, 11:00 today
The cruel side of Sechselauten-Horse dies…
No no no, only do it in Herrliberg if they Ayatollah from Herrliberg donates 50 mio CHF to the City of Zürich for culture and fireworks Human beings and Dogs sometimes die of heart attacks. Why not Horses ? --- Horses in the old…
Started by: Laurie · 16.Apr.2015 · Complaints corner
23 posts, 10:59 today
How many seats available ?
Ahhh. The missing piece of the puzzle. :) i'd call them. I'll bet you can get someone to tell you at least your chances if not the load. Now your goal is to make friends with the crew for future. :) Where are you going?
Started by: SwissPete · 13.Apr.2015 · Transportation/driving
2 posts, 10:56 today
How long does shipping from the UK/DE to…
Started by: RenzoRaptor · 19.Apr.2015 · Other/general
24 posts, 10:52 today
Aussie Food - Tim Tams & Vegemite
You might try Migros? I was really surprised to find weetabix there the other day. A friend mentioned she had bought vegemite here in Zurich the other day, I think she said at the grocery store (not sure which one though). Anyway, give…
Started by: JoshFromOz · 9.Sep.2014 · Food and drink
16 posts, 10:22 today
Advice on setting up a website in CH
I am working for a swiss Internet Marketing (i am not programmer) and taking care of SEO for Clients Websites. From my experience If you dont want your private Domain email (using free email) this webbase CMS is one of the best. You…
Started by: Thomps · 16.Mar.2015 · Business & entrepreneur
19 posts, 10:12 today
English Bacon
Well, it seemed about 4 rashers per 100g, so 1.35 each. I've no idea whether it was lean back or lean forward or any other detail. I read "back bacon" (or whatever it is in German) and 54CHF/kg and stopped reading. The point is that…
Started by: dodgyken · 18.Apr.2015 · Food and drink
5 posts, 10:01 today
BONVIVA program from Credit Suisse - Any…
Started by: Küsnacht · 18.Apr.2015 · Finance/banking/taxation
18 posts, 09:27 today
Curtains window - best shops to buy with…
Are they reasonably priced? Interio charges CHF45 per meter for 3 meter long 100% linen curtain fabrics plus sewing cost so it in the end comes out to be around CHF100 per meter of finished curtain
Started by: Jo Flower · 16.Apr.2015 · Daily life
8 posts, 09:13 today
Bringing a new kitten into Switzerland and…
They take the price you paid, deduct Italian VAT (make sure they do this, if you've paid any), and add 8% to the remainder. No additional charges. If it cost less than 300CHF (net of Italian VAT), there's not even the 8% to pay.
Started by: Konuku · 13.Apr.2015 · Pet corner
15 posts, 08:40 today
Finnish guy planning the jump
I studied the housing market and transport connections in Luzern and your story is in line what I found. There's a fast train link but obviously only if you live close to the station. Rents near the bahnhof on the other hand... Of the…
Started by: druid · 18.Oct.2014 · Introductions
3 posts, 02:21 today
Paradeplatz today. Police blockade.
Started by: sam ali · 18.Apr.2015 · Other/general
4 posts, 01:17 today
Gnome alarm
Started by: neddy · 18.Apr.2015 · Daily life
32 posts, 23:53 yesterday
Help to choose a car for small family
Don't buy what you cannot afford. Keep in mind that the "better"makes are more costly in maintenance . If you buy new you have service packages etc. Also keep in mind that there is no $30 oil change here like in the USA gas is much…
Started by: mozgit · 14.Apr.2015 · Transportation/driving
11 posts, 23:30 yesterday
Can a Foreigner Buy a Car and Drive it Here?
ok the newest thing is I found a van in DE online but it says it is only available for businesses or export. It's EUR 2000.00 cheaper than the same van private. So, I guess I can perhaps export it to Switzerland? Hope it's not too hard...…
Started by: NMB · 18.Apr.2015 · Transportation/driving
19 posts, 22:44 yesterday
One Night Away
I second the vote for a trip to Freiburg. https://en.wikipedia.org... Luckily for me we have family there so we visit often, it's generally 1.5 - 2 hr drive depending on the traffic. If you do go a couple of small villages outside the…
Started by: dirndldudette · 18.Apr.2015 · Travel/day trips/free time
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