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False start …

Oh well, sometimes things are not as straightforward as they seem, especially dealing with Frenchmen.  Once we were about to sign the rental contract we realized that the relocation advisor was trying us to sign a contract which stated that no pets were allowed in the apartment.  They did not seem to be too worried …

Holiday, can't wait!

Booking made

I know we are fairly busy these days but we managed to take few moments to book a holiday with the kids this summer.  The summer destination this year is not Japan as planned, not Libya either but Greece, more specific Creta.  We are very happy with the choice after thinking long and hard about …

Rental apartment

All coming together …

Today we got a confirmation that we had successfully rented an apartment in the proximity of Geneva. Some of you might not think that its an achievement but with a rental market that measure 0.2% availability which recently even dipped as a huge influx of companies are moving their business to Geneva. As we are …

One more step

One more step …

Its all coming along, albeit slowly, few more papers were sent to the bank this morning, I really really hope that I get finalized mortgage offer tomorrow. We even got an email from our relocation agency which had two furnished apartments which were potentially available, more about that later. Today we transferred the 10% to …

The never ending task list

The never-ending task list

For all of you who think that relocation between countries are easy, think again.  The task list above is just a small sample of the list that we have been working on for the last few weeks. Everything is luckily coming together, only couple of big things left, written mortgage offer and a temporary apartment …

Lake view

Bid submitted …

Today we made an offer on the house which I discussed here couple of days ago, if everything goes through then the downside is that we won’t get the house until September, then on the other hand we might get the house in June, so who knows what will be the real case. The sellers …

Flower Girl

Flowers all around …

Today is Charlotte´s birthday. We celebrated today by going to a fantastic Sushi restaurant called Yashin Sushi and Bar in Kensington, London. If you like Sushi, this is a fantastic place which is renowned for the fact to serve Sushi without the Soya sauce and just slightly grill the Sushi to create a truly heavenly …

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Our Dreamhouse

I’m so excited, and I just can’t hide it… Its been a long time since I have been so excited about anything And I know you might wonder why? Well we have been looking for a house in Switzerland for our upcoming relocation in April. Buying a house in Switzerland is anything but simple as …

In Windsor Park

Too short as usual, but lots of fun …

I can’t believe that they are gone already, it seems like they came yesterday. Kristjan and Berglind landed on Friday night at Heathrow for a short visit and to escape the snow in Iceland 😉 Berglind had got tickets to the Justin Bieber concerts which was the main reason for the visit. As usual we …

Fondue in Switzerland

Looking for properties … again

Sorry about the lack of new entries for the past few weeks, I have just been swamped getting into gear in my new fantastic job at Electronic Arts. Still feel great about the role, the company and the fantastic people that I work with. We are currently looking to relocate (for those of you who …