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NEW ENGLISH MOVIES – GREEN BOOK, JULIA ROBERTS…


ENGLISH  MOVIES IN GENEVA  THIS WEEK:  Highlights of English films showing in Geneva. by Sarah Scaddan    ALL HAIL JULIA ROBERTS – Ben is Back Julia Roberts plays Holly Burns, a mother whose 19-year-old son Ben unexpectedly returns home after being ‘dismissed’ early from rehab. With a history of substance abuse and a ruinous past, Holly is wary but delighted…

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Black Movie Festival 2019

BLACK MOVIE FESTIVAL – 6 FILMS NOT TO MISS


BLACK MOVIE FESTIVAL 2019 – 6 FILMS NOT TO MISS  by Chené Koscielny WHAT IS THE BLACK MOVIE FESTIVAL? Had enough of mainstream movies? The Black Movie Festival is an international, independent 10-day film festival in Geneva which aims to ‘swim against the tide’ of conventional movie fare, celebrating emerging talents and established filmmakers, whose work has not yet been…

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best day trips from Geneva

BEST DAYS OUT FROM GENEVA – JANUARY


BEST DAY TRIPS FROM GENEVA IN JANUARY 2019 by Alexandra Belz If you’re not keen on joining the weekly exodus to the mountains to hit the slopes, you may well be tempted to spend a day away from Geneva by attending one of the great events happening near us this month.  Whether you’re into nature, culture or adventure – you’ll…

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Quartier des Bains

DISCOVER GENEVA’S SOHO


QUARTIER DES BAINS – GENEVA’S ARTY SIDE  Text by Julie Gabus and Gaëlle Forget The Quartier des Bains is one of Geneva’s trendiest districts, sometimes compared to SoHo in New York. Its hip, bohemian feel is complemented by numerous art galleries and museums, such as the Contemporary Art Centre, the Contemporary Art Museum of Geneva (Mamco), the Photography Center, the…

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NEW RESTAURANTS TO TRY IN GENEVA IN 2019


NEW EATERIES IN GENEVA– 2019   by Camilla Camponovo and Chené Koscielny  If like us, you love eating out,  you’ll find the Geneva food scene abuzz with new cafés and restaurants offering a wide variety of cuisines to suit every taste and budget (still Geneva prices, of course). We have worked our way through the list below during 2018 to…

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A DIFFERENT DINING EXPERIENCE


LE CINQUIÈME JOUR  by Caro Blackwell and Chené Koscielny All photographs by Caro Blackwell from Taste of Savoie      A dinner to remember!  A true feast for the eyes and delight for the taste buds. A gastronomic experience of innovative cuisine blending healthy and sustainable food with humanitarian principles. What are we on about? Le Cinquième Jour Le Cinquième…

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best family ski resorts near Geneva

BEST FAMILY SKI RESORTS NEAR GENEVA


BEST SKI RESORTS FOR DAY TRIPS OR WEEKEND BREAKS NEAR GENEVA – FOR FAMILIES by Laura from Let’s Explore It’s one of the greatest advantages of living in Geneva… ski resorts are so close by that outdoor winter fun is guaranteed!  So, if you want to soak up some views, breathe fresh mountain air and get active, where should you…

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THINGS TO DO FOR FAMILIES – JANUARY 2019


Brought to you by Parentville.ch Chin-chin! Happy New Year! January is the month of resolutions and new beginnings, but in this agenda it is also a month of last chances to experience excellent exhibitions!   EXPLORACENTRE WORKSHOPS Until January 6 This calendar year’s first school break is an occasion to test workshops in the newly opened Exploracentre – Geneva’s first…

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New years eve Geneva

NEW YEAR’S EVE IN GENEVA – 2019


WHERE TO CELEBRATE NEW YEAR’S EVE IN GENEVA  by Chené Koscielny   What are you up to on New Year’s Eve? No plans yet? Don’t panic. Geneva may not be quite up there with London or New York, but the city has a lot of sparkle in store for the 31st of December, including cool parties, free events, great food…

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