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Street dating in Geneva

  I’ve been travelling a lot, also in rough and male chauvinist countries, but honestly Geneva is one of the cities where I’ve met most creepy men.…

Every screen has a story

This week is the week of the international film festival in Geneva, Cinema Tous Ecrans, and I love it. During the week November 4th to 10th, the…

Beware of internet "deals"

I am sure that some or even most of you are registered with one of the many "deal" emails that are going around Switzerland (and the rest…

Planting on a full moon

You are never too old to learn a new trick or 2, I was talking with some of my farmer lady friends this week, who were all…

Dijon with Kids

No more than 150km from Geneva, Dijon is the capital of the Burgundy region and one of France's most charming cities. A lively university town whose picture-perfect…

Ciné au Palais in Lausanne

If your little explorers love documentaries, don't miss the upcoming Ciné au Palais in Lausanne on the 1st & 2nd of February 2014. A world-class selection of recent documentaries, which won…

At the Top of Fribourg

Fribourg (Freiburg in German, not to be confused with the Freiburg in Germany) is a nice little day trip, 2 hours by train from Zug with a…

Missing the Tastes of Home

I went with my son a couple of weeks ago to Oreill Fussli, the English bookstore on Bahnhostrasse in Zurich.  It is so nice to go in…

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