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Hi there! You’ve stumbled upon my small slice off the internet. My name is Pragati and I am an Indian Expat living in Switzerland. On this website you will find tons of expat resources which should help you “settle” in! I also talk about career, lifestyle, motherhood and women empowerment.


What is “My Swiss Story”?

I moved to the beautiful city of Basel in 2016 and fell in love almost instantly. This move broadened perspective and I decided to document my “new swiss life” in the form of words and pictures on a regular basis. On my blog, I share with you life of an expat – the moving, the settling and the being.

Guys, I have lived in Switzerland for round about 4 years and in these years, we’ve had a little bit of a 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 starts to tap on your door – I did these posts on moving to Switzerland, Basel in particular. My move, no doubt, gave opportunities to write and to share experiences. Some of my articles resonated with expats in similar situations, some with mothers riding through the same storms and some with women who are and were changing career norms. […]


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21 Hidden Gems of Switzerland

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.


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Hi guys! Hope you’re doing well. I just came back from a trip to Vienna, Austria with my family and I thought I’d share a 4-Day Itinerary to help plan your trip to Vienna. (Where are you going? Chat with me on Instagram!) Stay tuned for things to do, places to eat and activities to try in the heart of Austria! […]

Como is a city at the southern tip of Lake Como in northern Italy. It’s very famous for the lake, the gothic como cathedral and the furnicular ride to Brunaten. […]

London remains to be my favourite holiday destination; having said that, the city does get overwhelming for travellers especially if the trip hasn’t been planned well. My husband visits London on 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. […]

We just got back after spending the holidays in Prague and I’m convinced this could be ideal for you too! While Prague is beautiful any time of the year, the holiday season might just be the cherry on the cake to celebrate the end of a year. With a sprinkle of snow. Yes, snow, if you’re really lucky – you might even get a white Christmas. […]


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