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7 posts, 00:15 today
SOS Evasan SA student health insurance
Do get that in writing, preferably directly on the contract, and have your counterpart explicitly sign that adition (you want to countersign). It could read something like "Diese Anmeldung ist nur gültig, falls die Versicherung durch…
Started by: circle · 10.Nov.2018 · Insurance
5 posts, 00:04 today
Do you have experience living in Amsterdam…
Started by: Gramatyka356 · 13.Nov.2018 · Other/general
81 posts, 00:02 today
Swiss reactions to children misbehaving…
Exactly. So my thought is if I can tolerate a little smoke on the platform, someone else can tolerate my kids singing or giggling or smacking a balloon up and down. I wouldn’t tolerate smoke in a restaurant, so I wouldn’t…
Started by: Idiosyncratic · 26.Sep.2018 · Daily life
44 posts, 23:41 yesterday
HELP! What is white vinegar???
Saw the Tafelessig at Migros today (from a distance) - in the same section as all the rest of the vinegars used in cooking. If it is 12% you dilute by 3 to 4 with water to get something suitable for food prep. The bottle I have is…
Started by: SailAway · 19.Dec.2009 · Food and drink
15 posts, 23:41 yesterday
The Apple Sore in Bahnhofstrasse Zurich
The 6th generation iPod touch was released in 2015. Now that MacMini and MacBookAir have been updated, it's actually one of the oldest devices in their line-up. Only the MacPro is older (2013). Also, the iPad Mini is of similar…
Started by: omtatsat · 13.Nov.2018 · TV/internet/telephone
6 posts, 23:32 yesterday
V-shaped turkey roasting rack
Presumably the idea is simply to lift the roasting bird above the meat juices. Wouldn't an ordinary roasting tray with a rack suffice? IKEA do one, which isn't very expensive and they have a huge shop in Veyrier (near the airport).
Started by: M. Ploymi · 13.Nov.2018 · Food and drink
5 posts, 23:31 yesterday
IPhone Battery Change
Started by: AMEX · 13.Nov.2018 · TV/internet/telephone
5 posts, 23:02 yesterday
Hello from another English speaker
Started by: Jeep Life · 13.Nov.2018 · Introductions
68 posts, 23:00 yesterday
Postfinance done with free accounts
Did you check credit suisse? Although I didn't go with them, they offered me free banking services, which if I'm not mistaken the min amount in account must be 8k CHF. It was a few months ago though.
Started by: ivank · 13.Oct.2018 · Finance/banking/taxation
36 posts, 22:59 yesterday
Swiss Gipfeli Croissant
Which croissant - there is no such thing as a Swiss croissant each bakery here has its own recipe, and its own taste and texture. And much nicer than most of the ones over the border - although the same applies for individual…
Started by: omtatsat · 13.Nov.2018 · Food and drink
3 posts, 22:59 yesterday
When changing health insurance company(Lamal),…
Started by: neutralname · 13.Nov.2018 · Insurance
16 posts, 22:56 yesterday
Insurance for 2019
Personally, I wouldn't sweat it too much because you can always change your mind next year for the mandatory part (you have the additional cancel date June 30 if you have minimum deductible but in this case too, I wouldn't make that the…
Started by: mechanicalEngineer · 9.Nov.2018 · Insurance
39 posts, 22:51 yesterday
Moving to Basel, please check my budget…
Basel isn't very big, you can walk from the sbb station to the Mühlhauser Strasse in around 30 mins, another 7-10 mins and you cross the border to france. Downtown Basel has is own problems (closed shops, traffic closures to cars) The…
Started by: raspberrypi · 12.Nov.2018 · Daily life
10 posts, 22:34 yesterday
Returning (or not) after 3 month RAV export
I don't know how can you remain registered in Gemeinde if you gave up your apartment, and more importantly how did you manage to export your RAV without producing the document from the Gemeinde that you are going to leave…
Started by: some_randomer · 9.Nov.2018 · Employment
40 posts, 22:33 yesterday
Zurich company illegally supports the European…
Swiss media? From left to right! :p https://www.nzz.ch/inter... https://www.srf.ch/news/... https://www.20min.ch/sch... https://www.blick.ch/new... https://www.handelszeitu... https://www.tagesanzeige...
Started by: Treverus · 12.Nov.2018 · Swiss politics/news
3 posts, 22:10 yesterday
Parents of kids w/special needs: Is there…
Started by: SWISSgoose · 13.Nov.2018 · Education
6 posts, 22:03 yesterday
Any ski mountains open for operation?
In the last few months we got hardly not much percipitation at all, the temperatures are way too high to run the snow cannons, so where should the snow turn up ??? The 0 Degree Mark is currently at around 2800 to 3300 meters...
Started by: stevebw · 9.Nov.2018 · Sports / Fitness / Beauty / Wellness
17 posts, 21:56 yesterday
Buying property in ZH - non EU B permit holder
Long back when we bought, we gave a limited Power of Attorney to the estate agent who signed on our behalf. He sent us the contract before, took us through it in english, to be doubly sure we google translated. But we were not there at the…
Started by: superpippo · 9.Nov.2018 · Housing in general
20 posts, 21:27 yesterday
Best place to buy ski equipment Zurich?
x2. If you want to try skiing at different places (and why not explore what CH has to offer?), then renting for the season from a shop near where you live is a good plan. They should offer the option to swap out and try different…
Started by: stevebw · 29.Aug.2018 · Sports / Fitness / Beauty / Wellness
58 posts, 20:53 yesterday
Is this offer for ipod real or scam?
Thanks for expressing your thoughts (and for the way in which you've expressed them). I see why you think my post was abusive. I think it needs to be considered in the context of omtatsat's posts, including those deleted by…
Started by: omtatsat · 12.Nov.2018 · Items wanted
38 posts, 20:48 yesterday
Divorce - sale of property - buying the…
Not meeting her needs Apparently she did not feel she was ever good enough for me, so she had an affair, I found out & she has been borderline crazy since. Truth is I loved her a lot, had three children with her, worked hard to…
Started by: magic · 2.Nov.2018 · Family matters/health
1 post, 20:38 yesterday
Wanted : UK Car (RHD)
Started by: OBone · 13.Nov.2018 · Items wanted
33 posts, 19:39 yesterday
Looking for good quality compact camera
There is yet another all-in-one premium compact contender - Panasonic LX100II which has a sensor size close to micro four thirds (m43) and a fixed standard zoom with aperture f1.7-f2.8, and thus is about one f stop more sensitive than…
Started by: robBob · 2.Nov.2018 · Other/general
1 post, 19:36 yesterday
Mogul/bosses/Buckeln skiing?
Started by: wanderCH · 13.Nov.2018 · Sports / Fitness / Beauty / Wellness
6 posts, 19:18 yesterday
Moving residence to CH, Creating GMBH, non-swiss…
Thank you. I understand what you mean by a lawyer but not what you mean by fiduciare? In English it translates to "fiduciary" but I am failing to see how its English translation relates to my questions so clearly I…
Started by: Ktyak · 10.Nov.2018 · Business & entrepreneur
3 posts, 19:17 yesterday
Hi (Wollerau / Wilen b. Wollerau ) Folks
Started by: LadyDD · 13.Nov.2018 · Daily life
1 post, 19:03 yesterday
Just Moved From HK
Started by: Natalie SB · 13.Nov.2018 · Introductions
92 posts, 19:01 yesterday
Flu Shots
They don‘t matter to the healthy, likely immune person, but to those with no immunity who are weaker. From Wikipedia (https://en.m.wikipedia... Herd immunity (also called herd effect, community immunity, population immunity, or…
Started by: apsta · 29.Oct.2018 · Daily life
2 posts, 18:53 yesterday
Where in Lausanne area iPhone 6 CHF29 discounted…
Started by: yacek · 13.Nov.2018 · TV/internet/telephone
7 posts, 17:12 yesterday
Jobs in Basel
Then a G permit isn't possible. The only way is if you get an employer to apply for a Swiss permit for you and the Swiss authorities agree to issue one, i.e. employer can't find a Swiss/EU national to do the job. And for that it would…
Started by: RichStill · 13.Nov.2018 · Employment
2 posts, 16:48 yesterday
Chiropractor costs in Zurich
Started by: SwissNoobie · 13.Nov.2018 · Family matters/health
20 posts, 16:43 yesterday
Swiss “caution” rental deposit options?
Swisscaution is quite a scam - for you, as a renter. They'll charge what, 5% of the sum per year? Plus some extra costs.. (25 CHF pA!?) And no, they won't cover your expenses in case something is due at the end - you'll pay that too.…
Started by: Swisstobe · 13.Nov.2018 · Housing in general
1 post, 16:26 yesterday
Employment in Zurich
Started by: EnchantedPapaya · 13.Nov.2018 · Employment
4 posts, 16:23 yesterday
Bern Dinner Club - Burgers at The Butcher…
Started by: 3Wishes · 8.Nov.2018 · Social events
5 posts, 16:22 yesterday
Physio recommendation?
Started by: Swisstree · 31.Oct.2018 · Family matters/health
1 post, 15:12 yesterday
Sky Arts
Started by: flow23 · 13.Nov.2018 · TV/internet/telephone
50 posts, 14:22 yesterday
Veggie or Garden Burgers (Frozen) in Swiss…
The Karma brand makes some nice veggie options with chickpeas as a base, but we've never tried them on the grill or really considered them as a "proper" burger substitute. I like the heart-shaped patties and the veggie balls,…
Started by: saymay · 25.Jan.2010 · Food and drink
34 posts, 14:19 yesterday
Is it allowed smoking in the garage
as you can see in the video even the hospital underground parking has a smoking zone inside the enclosed garage but this does not mean that its acceptable it only shows that Switzerland is behind when it comes to tabacco products since in…
Started by: sailorimc · 29.Oct.2018 · Transportation/driving
119 posts, 14:15 yesterday
When is Switzerland as a nation going to…
Some people call them „Daisy Dukes“ in honor of the female lead on the classic tv program „dukes of hazard“ where Daisy usually wore very short denim shorts, the progeny of hot pants, perhaps. Ah...the classics. Not.
Started by: ExpressK · 8.Nov.2018 · Swiss politics/news
3 posts, 13:50 yesterday
Closing down a swiss business (moving to uk)
Started by: AndyTWoods · 16.Sep.2014 · Business & entrepreneur
The Local Switzerland
Switzerland faces hotter, drier summers and snow-scarce winters: study

Switzerland faces hotter, drier summers and snow-scarce winters: study

Switzerland can expect drier summers, more hot days, heavy rainfall and snow-scarce winters if greenhouse gas emissions remain unchecked, according to new climate modelling.


EU's 'no-deal' Brexit plan spells out bad news for British travellers

The European Union on Tuesday published further contingency plans for a "no-deal" Brexit, piling pressure Prime Minister Theresa May by warning that Britons will lose a host of travel rights from recognition of driving licences to lower credit card fees and no mobile roaming charges.

Eight reasons Swiss-French is better than French-French

Eight reasons Swiss-French is better than French-French

Swiss-German may be the dominant language in Switzerland, but nearly a quarter of the population say French is their main language.

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