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THE MOVIES IN ENGLISH TO SEE NOW


MOVIES IN ENGLISH – THIS WEEK:  Highlights of English films showing in Geneva this week. by Sarah Scaddan     A GRITTY HEIST MOVIE – Widows  Widows is the story of four women with absolutely nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands’ criminal activities. Directed by Steve McQueen and co-written by bestselling author Gillian Flynn…

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winter tyres geneva

GET A GRIP


WHERE TO CHANGE YOUR TYRES IN GENEVA – BE SAFE, NOT SORRY! by Alexandra Belz and Kirsty Dunlop  Main picture credit: Pneus Claude SA Yes, we know it’s late, but we’re not quite Swiss-ed enough to have the tyres done early in October, as is recommended. If you don’t have your winter tyres on yet, this week’s little snow scare…

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Boule d'or Switzerland

A ‘CHEESY’ EXPAT SUCCESS STORY


Boule D’Or – BRAZILIAN CHEESE BALLS CONQUER SWISS MARKET by Chené Koscielny PHOTOGRAPHS: Caroline Blackwell from Taste of Savoie A humble little bread and cheese ball from Brazil has made its way onto the plates and into the hearts of ‘les vraies Suisses’ to become a symbol of cultural integration and entrepreneurship.   Called Pão de Queijo in Portuguese –…

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Le Petit 23

BELLY-WARMING WINTER FOOD


LE PETIT 23  by Kelly Marcisz With the arrival of colder weather, the hunt for belly-warming food is on – and the new menu at Le Petit 23 in Geneva doesn’t disappoint. Having recently had the opportunity to try their fresh and tasty new menu, we can definitely recommend this chic little restaurant as the perfect ‘go-to’ for a quick…

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Swiss foods to try - Geneva

9 MUST-TRY SWISS FOODS


SWISS FOODS YOU MUST TRY – IN GENEVA by Laura from Let’s Explore What is “real” Swiss food, you may wonder and you’re not alone. Trust us, there is more to it than cheese fondue, but it is a difficult question, even for the Swiss, as recipes and preferences vary from canton to canton. So, which Swiss foods should you…

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Immerse yourself in the amazing ‘Son et Lumiere’ at Parc des Bastions in Geneva. Don't miss this spectacular light and sound show - which for some reason doesn't appear to be that well promoted, but is well worth attending. The theme is Gravity this year. 

LIGHT, SOUND, CAMERA, ACTION…


SON ET LUMIÈRE Parc des Bastions by Caro Blackwell from Taste of Savoie Immerse yourself in the amazing ‘Son et Lumiere’ at Parc des Bastions in Geneva. Don’t miss this spectacular light and sound show – which for some reason doesn’t appear to be that well promoted, but is well worth attending. The theme is Gravity this year. WHAT IS…

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fine dining geneva

POSH NOSH – FINE DINING IN GENEVA


BEST RESTAURANTS IN GENEVA MAIN PHOTO CREDIT: BAYVIEW RESTAURANT by Brigitte Taylor  Geneva may be a small city, but it punches above its weight when it comes to fine dining options, many of which have been recognised and awarded Michelin stars. We share some of our favourite luxury eateries in town.   IL LAGO – FOUR SEASONS HOTEL DES BERGUES…

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la chasse geneva

LA CHASSE – GAME MENUS IN GENEVA


WHERE TO EAT GAME IN GENEVA by Sarah Scaddan  Autumn invites you to indulge in the ‘la chasse’ (game) menu at your local restaurant. Apologies to all vegetarians and lovers of Bambi, but Autumn is game season and it works for me. A typical game dish is served with spätzli (a kind of soft egg noodle), red cabbage, roast chestnuts…

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BEST PLACES TO EAT FONDUE IN GENEVA


THE BEST FONDUE IN GENEVA  by Kristiana Psee and Alexandra Belz Main photograph credit: CGN cruises Finally, it’s cold enough to ditch the diet and indulge in a pot of sinfully rich, silky smooth cheese – with a friend or two. There is no better way to experience Swiss culture than sharing a traditional fondue. We know you know what…

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THINGS TO DO FOR FAMILIES IN NOVEMBER


THINGS TO DO IN GENEVA – FOR FAMILIES – (NOVEMBER 2018) Brought to you by Parentville.ch The weather has changed drastically and now is the time to be indoors, enjoying all the comforts of home: watching movies, baking, and playing board games en famille. But let’s face it – staying home until the weather improves would wear down even the…

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