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Lac Léman-a-palooza - a one day improv festival in Geneva

Lac Léman-a-palooza - a one day improv festival in Geneva

Mid Morning Mix

Viki Lazar joins Katt Cullen on the Mid Morning Mix to talk us through the seven improv troupes that will be performing in the evening at the festival and the variety of workshops on offer througho...

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Circé and her mini-festival for singer-songwriters in Geneva

Circé and her mini-festival for singer-songwriters in Geneva

Mid Morning Mix

Image: Edoardo Grassi / EG Photography   ​Circé is a Geneva-based singer-songwriter and she's organising a 2 day festival for a collective of local musicians to come toge...

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Zurich and Geneva among world’s top five cities for expat earnings

Zurich and Geneva among world’s top five cities for expat earnings

Zurich stands out for those looking to increase their disposable income Zurich and Geneva are among the top five cities globally for high expat earnings, according to the latest HSBC Expat E...

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Renters are the majority population in Switzerland

Renters are the majority population in Switzerland

According to a recent international study from U.S. apartment search website RENTCafé, 29 out of the 30 most populous developed countries are majority homeowners. The only exception is Switz...

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Plane Talk - Human trafficking

Plane Talk - Human trafficking

Plane Talk

What are we supposed to do if we see something suspicious? Is it really a significant problem on air transport? What training do cabin crew have to recognise when someone might be being traff...

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Why Ally loves a weekly 5k run in the park

Why Ally loves a weekly 5k run in the park

Mid Morning Mix

Ally Bainton got in touch with such enthusiasm for his local running / walking club that we had to listen. He's part of an organisation called Parkrun, who organise weekly 5km walks or runs ...

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From Hawaii to Switzerland, my first year

From Hawaii to Switzerland, my first year

Saying Switzerland is different from Hawaii is an understatement. Throughout my first year living as an expat, I scribbled down little notes, things that I found interesting or funny or odd. H...

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17 years later, and still not Swiss

17 years later, and still not Swiss

Why don't more longterm residents decide to apply for citizenship?

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