Moving abroad and working in a foreign country for a while is on many Swiss people’s wish list. Patrizia Rigassi seized an opportunity that came her way, and swapped Spreitenbach in Aargau for Tokyo, Japan, to take up a new job. In the interview she talks about her experience of moving abroad, the new challenges she faced and a fair few surprises. The specialist team for Swiss people abroad at Cantonal Bank of Zurich (ZKB) made sure that everything worked out well when it came to her finances.