Hi there! You’ve stumbled upon our small slice off the internet. My name is Pragati, an Indian Expat based in Switzerland and the founder of this website. My Swiss Story is a digital magazine which talks about expat living, women empowerment, travel, parenting, careers, mental health, home, nutrition & more.
Coffee with a Purpose
Coffee with a purpose is our brand new initiative!
Every month we would like to meet you over a cup of coffee.
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Our next meet-up is on June 16th at 10.30 AM over ZOOM.
21 Hidden Gems of Switzerland is BACK!
21 Hidden Gems of Switzerland is an eBook which is a collaborative attempt to unravel Switzerland’s best kept travel secrets. Reading this book will not only help add a new destination to your bucket list but also help you plan your trip right down to the details.
What is “My Swiss Story”?
I moved to the beautiful city of Basel in 2016 and fell in love almost instantly. This move broadened my perspective and I decided to document my “new swiss life” in the form of words and pictures on a regular basis. On this blog, I share with you the life of an expat – the moving, the settling, and the being.
Guys, I have lived in Switzerland for around about 4 years and in these years, we’ve had a little bit of the misfortune of changing apartments (time and again). Add to that the complexity of living in 2 cities, and you have the perfect guide on your hand. […]
Whether you are new to Switzerland, a trailing spouse, or someone who intends to work in Switzerland, this series is going to help you get some straight answers. Answers, which are usually wrapped under prolific lines or diplomatic emails, find them all here. […]
Last year around the same time, the time when autumn kicks in and winter start to tap on your door – I did these posts on moving to Switzerland, Basel in particular. My move, no doubt, gave me opportunities to write and to share experiences. Some of my articles resonated with ex-pats in similar situations, some with mothers riding through the same storms, and some with women who are and were changing career norms. […]
Meet our Editorial Panel
My Swiss Story has a fabulous all women editorial board; all of these wonderful ladies are experts in their respective fields. Click on the images below and get to know more about them!
Travel with Us
If you follow me on IG (I really think you should) then you probably know that we spent a week in Corso during the autumn break, a word to describe our experience – AMAZING! You know the trip has gone pretty well when…
Click here to read my full article where I share with you my favorite places, hotels and experiences. […]
My experience with the specially designed travel package for CLOY fans which takes you through the Crash Landing on You filming locations in Switzerland. I was absolutely thrilled to discover the beauty of Switzerland the “CLOY way” by following the footsteps of the two main characters with Magic Switzerland. So without further ado – I spill all the deets of my power packed weekend getaway in this article. […]
London remains to be my favorite holiday destination; having said that, the city does get overwhelming for travelers especially if the trip hasn’t been planned well. My husband visits London for work all the time (read every other week), this was my 2nd time there, despite some familiarity, we made some solid mistakes. My post here is an ode to you not making these! Therefore, without further ado, here we go. Brace yourselves. […]
In this article I give you 8 (+1) solid reasons to visit Portugal this year!
I had been to Lisbon in 2015 on a work trip and had loved the experience, I was quite keen to revisit and this time with my family. Hence, during the winter break this year we decided to visit the beautiful cities of Lisbon and Porto.
Click here to read my full article where I share with you my favorite places, hotels and experiences.[…]
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