Swiss culture and dating
Whilst many seem concerned with moving with spouses, family housing and children’s schools my concern is me, myself and I. ) So what it’s like as a single woman living in Zurich? (Near or in the city, a fruit/veggie market & coffee shop if possible, a gym and green space to go for a run.) And I will miss my gaggle of girlfriends and would be great to meet some friends in Zurich, suggestions for groups to join? Lastly, I have lived abroad before and travel fairly often so know it’s important to be open – but have heard more negatives than positive about Zurich. They speak Züri-deutsch, which is really another language entirely. Swiss German is a secret language, which makes sense for a country with secret bank accounts, but doesn’t make much sense to expats, who try to learn German and then realize they still can’t understand anything without crossing the border. Um, probably as much as English or German will help.
But look on the bright side—you won’t be taxed extra for being a married woman that works (yes, this is a fact of life in Switzerland.At dollars in both places, they were 119 per cent more expensive than in Manhattan. My Single Friend have come up with a list of date dos and don'ts from around Europe.Finland- You don't kiss on dates here and public displays of affection are frowned upon.
An old saying once suggested that couples in Finland only tell their partner that they love them on their wedding day and on their death bed.
Switzerland- Dancing is the best way to get someone's attention- those who stand in the corner are regarded as suspicious and the next date is generally in the daytime in a coffee shop- or a 'fika'.