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Issue 2/4

Summer 2012

Contents Hello Switzerland is an English-language magazine published 4 times a year as a service to the English-speaking community. In this issue: Readers‘ Page

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Jean-Jacques and Me

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Swiss Family Farm

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The Second Homes Initiative

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Basel Region   Brief News, Behind the Scenes at Basel Zoo, Going Local

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  The University Library

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Mobile with Mobility

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Berne Region   Brief News, Bärndütsch: Dialäkt for you, TEDxBern

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  Art Wins: PROGR in Berne, This summer it‘s all eyes on London

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The FASC News Sheet

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Discover Switzerland: Camping 32 Romandie Region   Brief News, Poppodums and Le Pain, Trot Around the Ring

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  Romandie Summer Camps, FORNOISE in Pully

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  The Chocolate Train

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Zurich Region   Brief News, Toast to the View, The IMPROVables

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  The 2012 Zurich Festival, Rafting and Biking

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Zug/Lucerne Region   Brief News, Glasi Hergiswil

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Ticino Region   Brief News, Ayurveda Comes to Ticino

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  A new art gallery opens in Lugano, Book Review

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Travel: Salzburg

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What‘s Going On In Switzerland

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Voluntary Organisations & Groups

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Hello Switzerland for Expatriates, Summer Edition 2012  
Hello Switzerland for Expatriates, Summer Edition 2012  

Hello Switzerland is written by expats for expats living in Switzerland. Designed mainly for English speakers, the magazine contains feature...

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