Life in Alps

In early 2018 I changed my lifestyle completely and moved from busy London to a small village in the Swiss Alps. Along with Europe travel guides, I tell my story as it is with all its ups and downs of living in the mountains.

Blog language: English

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Latvia  expat living in Vaud

  • Gender: Female
  • Birthday: 30-04-91
  • Move: Latvia  Switzerland
  • Interest: Traveling, hiking, skiing, reading
  • About me: Originally from Latvia, in 2011 I and my partner moved to London. We built ourselves from the ground up – first years we worked in miserable hospitality jobs (bars, hotels); and then after graduating from university we secured employment in our professional fields. But after almost 7 years spent in London, we got tired of endless consumerism, man-made nature and never-ending crowds of people. It was official – we were living in a hamster wheel (work, eat, commute). Then, in late 2017, an opportunity came around and we were offered to live in a small village in the Swiss Alps. After some serious bursts of sadness and happiness (more from me than my partner) we came to a decision. It was a YES. A month and a half later we moved to Switzerland. And, so far, it feels like the right thing. But life is no fairy tale with happily ever after. That’s why I am documenting my story in my blog -
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