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WINE-TASTING WEEKEND


CAVES OUVERTES 2018 by Laura Snoek from Let’s Explore     The annual CAVES OUVERTES “Wineries Open Day” in Geneva is the perfect opportunity to chat to producers and sample their wines in a friendly and enjoyable atmosphere. This event is now an un-missable date in the canton’s calendar, with the majority of the canton’s 90 wineries participating this year.…

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SPOIL THE MAN/DAD IN YOUR LIFE


FATHER’S DAY 2018 IN GENEVA by Chené Koscielny and Vivian Holding   Father’s Day doesn’t appear to get nearly as much attention in Geneva or Switzerland for that matter as Mother’s Day. We just don’t think that’s fair! How about cutting dad some slack this Father’s Day on 3rd of June 2018 in Geneva with some of our suggestions to…

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GENEVA’S BEST CUP OF COFFEE


FOR A CHANCE TO WIN ONE OF THREE LARGE CAPPUCCINOS AND CAKE COMBOS – ENTER OUR COMPETITION ON INSTAGRAM! LUMA COFFEE by Fernanda Silva Good coffee, good company and good vibes… this is the philosophy behind Luma Coffee, a vibrant coffee shop near the lake and the city centre in Eaux-Vives, one of Geneva’s fastest growing and trendiest urban areas!…

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STOCK THE FRIDGE MINDFULLY


LE BOCAL LOCAL  GENEVA’S FIRST ZERO WASTE GROCERY STORE by Kelly Marcisz   Want to shop more mindfully and reduce your eco-footprint? We test Geneva’s very first zero-waste grocery store where you can buy non-packed, healthy and local staples, including mind-blowing home-made chocolate spread! Le Bocal Local is an inspiring non-profit organisation co-founded two years ago by Annie Benjamin and…

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A DRINK WITH A VIEW


BEST LAKESIDE BARS/CAFÉS IN GENEVA by Chené Koscielny and Vivian Holding   Nothing better than sipping on your bubbly or cocktail overlooking the lake on a sultry summer’s evening (or afternoon). We share our top 10 lakeside bars or cafés in Geneva, so we’ve done all the research for you – just order your drink and enjoy the view!  …

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BALLET GALA NIGHT


WIN TICKETS IN OUR COMPETITION! WEDNESDAY 23RD MAY 2018 One of the major cultural events of the year, the Ballet Night Gala features stars from some of the greatest world renown ballet companies – the Bolshoi Theatre, Vienna State Opera Ballet, Dutch National Ballet, Royal Ballet of Flanders and the Grand Théâtre de Genève. COMPETITION: We have five pairs of tickets to…

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GENEVA’S WILDLIFE IN FOCUS


JONATHAN GUILLOT – WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER IN GENEVA  WIN A SIGNED COPY OF JONATHAN’S FAB COFFEE TABLE BOOK ‘SEYMAZ’ by Vivian Holding Jonathan Guillot is a wildlife photographer living in Thônex in the Canton of Geneva. His exhibition of photos from his soon to be published book ‘Seymaz’ takes place in four different locations in Geneva and runs from 25th May…

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TAKE BETTER PHOTOS


WANT TO TAKE BETTER PHOTOS? SWISS PHOTO CLUB GENEVA  – GET 15% OFF ANY PHOTOGRAPHY COURSE!   PLUS:  TOP TIPS for taking better photos on your mobile phone.   by Chené Koscielny Taking photographs has never been easier, but taking a decent photo that evokes a tear or a laugh, is a different story altogether.   SO, HOW CAN YOU…

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CAUSTIC COMEDY CLUB


WIN TICKETS TO SEE JEN KIRWIN “PARDON MY FRENCH” Jen Kirwin is an American comic living abroad and has performed in both the US and Europe, including NBC’s Last Comic Standing, Montreal’s Just for Laughs Festival and Caroline’s on Broadway. Jen’s hour long show “Pardon my French” will take place at The Caustic Comedy Club on 25th and 26th May…

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ARTFUL DINING


CAFÉ DU GRÜTLI  by Fernanda Silva One of the best-kept secrets in Geneva is the Café du Grütli – a contemporary, healthy restaurant offering creative, dishes from around the world in an artistic environment. The restaurant is located inside the multi-disciplinary cultural centre, Maison des Arts du Grütli in Rue du Général-Dufour 16, near Plainpalais, which also houses a musical…

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