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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 town […]

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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 international […]

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Puro Gelato

I’ve already posted about my ice-cream addiction (I was raised in Italy after all!) so please bear with me if I bend your ears about it again. I am afraid […]

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Geneva Summer festival

Now that summer is in full swing, the time has come to celebrate Geneva’s Summer Festival, known as Les Fêtes de Genève. From the 18th of July to the 11th […]

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Great Thai Bistro in Geneva

First of all, I have to thank Italian expat Francesco for mentioning the Aéro Bistro to me during dinner one evening. We were talking about Thai restaurants in Geneva and he […]

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A Cat at the Opera

The Geneva Grand Théâtre is synonym with great cultural shows for the whole family. The latest treat they have in store for families with young kids is Le […]

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Easter Fun in Vaud

If you’re spending the Easter holidays here with your little bunnies don’t miss “PâKOMUZé”, a fantastic initiative for the whole family taking place from the 29th of March […]

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Gardening at the Castle

If you’re a keen gardener or still a beginner but raring to learn more, why not make the most of spring and take a gardening course in the […]

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Free Family Fun in Carouge

It’s not always easy to find some indoor activities for our little ones during these cold winter days, but the good news is that the libraries in Carouge […]

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Ski Schools in Geneva

This is probably the best time of the year in Geneva (and Vaud of course!): what can be more iconic and exhilarating than waking up to the sight […]

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Xmas in Geneva

With the first light dusting of snow in Geneva and the opening of 2 windows in our advent calendar, we are definitely raring to go ! Here’s some […]

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The Fondue Diaries

As the colours of autumn in Geneva turn to even more intense hues of ochre, burnt umber, copper and glowing burgundy my thoughts rush to all the winter […]

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Modern Art for Kids in Geneva

The agenda for November 2012 at MAMCO, Geneva’s Musée d’art moderne et contemporain, is filled with great events that are free of charge thanks to the support of […]

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Get Set for La Semaine Olympique in Lausanne !

On your marks, get set…if your children are aged 9 to 15 and they love sports there’s a very exciting (and free!) event coming up at the Musée […]

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Till the Cows Come Home

Now that summer is definitely over and autumn knocks on our doors, it’s time for one of Switzerland’s most traditional yearly events: the Alpabzug or Désalpe, the Alpine procession […]

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Pic Nic at the Castle

The events of La Semaine du Goût that are taking place throughout Switzerland until the end of this week are simply amazing. One of the most charming and […]

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The Olympics in Switzerland

On our return flight from Canada we met two young Canadians wearing their official Olympic tracksuits, getting ready to board their plane as everyone around them cheered them […]

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Les Fêtes de Genève

From the 19th of July to the 12th of August 2012 Geneva will be celebrating its fabulous summer fest: les Fêtes de Genève. Check their website for full […]

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Geneva: Yoga in the Park

When we moved to Geneva 4 years ago I didn’t speak any French, but one of the first things I did was join a French-speaking yoga club at the local […]

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Meet La Maison de Colette

Four years ago, when my husband first told me we would be moving to Geneva, I started searching the net for blogs about city life, children and expat family […]

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