switzerland or not? to be or not to be
Well ive been reading this thread with interest.
We are living in Italy my husband is Italian and I'm a british citizen who has lived in Africa. We spent many happy weekends over the border in Ticino and decided we loved St Vitale near lake Lugano and started investigating buying a house. We met a Brit who was going back to Britain and she offered to rent her house to us for 6 months while we found out if we wanted to stay. We did.... and love the mountains, lake clean air and lack of traffic.
So we investigated what we needed in the way of permits went to Mendrisio for what was supposed to be a 2 week wait with the efficient Swiss people.
Well that was three months ago. they keep asking us for this piece of paper and then that and fobbing us off on the Bellenzona office were they sent the papers away to. We have taken so much leave to go there both of us in person, and they look at the computer and say no there's no problem ..just a backlog,
We cant get a phone internet or anything else while this is going on and we are stuck in limbo with our house in Italy.
We both wish to continue working in Italy so it's not as if we a re taking a Swiss job.
My husband is an engineer and I have a training company. We have given bank statements etc etc. Then two weeks ago when we phoned they asked for my last year tax declaration, so I sent it and waited nothing. We phoned them today now they want something else. I'm stuck and would welcome any advise as we are between two homes at the moment. Anyone had a similar experience?. Ive heard it said that the Swiss are race aware. We are both caucasian so it cant be that? help??????Anonymous 08 Feb 2008, 02:43 - Verstoß melden
- Visit the streetparade
- my own pinion
- i'm sorry about that
- Do what Swiss people do
- Switzerland is boring
- what's up
- then come to Malaysia...
- Switerland and the Swiss very Boring !!!!! Please discuss ....
- Zurich is so boring
- switzerland BORING !
- Zurich is the most boring city in the world, and I have been to MANY cities!
- switzerland or not? to be or not to be
- the outsider's view from the inside -- still boring
- Switzerland is great !! Zurich is great !!
- Italians in Zürich
- just an opinion
- check out www.glocals.com, Switzerland's largest community of expats
- expat all the way
- Join the fun!!
- Switzerland is boring
- don't go there
- BORING and Conservative...that is the Swiss society.
- the land of milk and......boring people
- wir haben ein eu projet über die schweiz
- quality of life...just include other measures and Zurich is last...
- Swiss Police
- I am Swiss
- it's to easy to generalize things...
- a county and its people - nice and boring
- Zurich is not Boring at all!
- Swiss crash
- Yet another Switzerland sucks
- Dom Dom
- (sry my engish is not so good) Most of your answers shows...
- Berne, Switzerland
- switzerland is not that shinny at all...it needs a lot of work....
- I'm swiss
- Wrong way to judge!!
- why do people go to switzerland actually?