Swiss stories

We wondered: What would happen if we asked people to tell us their Swiss stories, on video?

Swiss stories- a dossier
Tama Vakeesan - Swiss-born, between two cultures
Diccon Bewes – a Brit in Bern

Swiss Story Episode 7: The Swiss army knife


Are you an expert with a Swiss army knife? Diccon shows you what Swiss soldiers really use to whittle their sticks. (Diccon Bewes for

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Lawrence Desmond – archaeologist on a Swiss family dig
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Laura and Nina – exploring Bangalore, India

Swiss Story Episode 8: Goodbye India


Nina and Laura's India adventure draws to an end. Here are some of the highlights of their time in Bangalore.

Swiss Story Episode 6: To Bali and beyond


Follow Nina on her travels to Bali and Singapore and find out whether she likes eating frog. Laura and Nina are spending half a year working as ...

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Bi-cultural blogger Tama Vakeesan

Tama Vakeesan is a 29-year-old born in the Swiss town of Langenthal to a Tamil family originally from Sri Lanka.

The Swiss watcher Diccon Bewes

Author of the best-selling book ‘Swiss Watching’, Diccon Bewes addresses the kinds of questions often asked by expats in Switzerland. ...