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best boutique hotels and luxury apartments in geneva

BEST BOUTIQUE HOTELS AND LUXURY APARTMENTS IN GENEVA


BEST BOUTIQUE HOTELS AND LUXURY APARTMENTS IN GENEVA by Alexandra Belz and Chené Koscielny  Yes, Geneva has amazing and well-known hotels such as Hotel l’Angleterre, The Four Seasons, Beau Rivage and Grand Kempinski but what about the smaller boutique hotels that offer something a bit different and more authentic or the city’s luxury guest apartments which offer you a home…

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Things to do for families in Geneva

THINGS TO DO FOR FAMILIES – DECEMBER 2018


Brought to you by Parentville.ch The month of December is filled with fun and joy! Even those who don’t celebrate Christmas will find plenty of interesting activities. Read on and don’t forget to book the events or shows you would like to take part in as a family, as places are limited for some, and they will disappear quickly!  …

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Escalade 2018

HOW TO BEST ENJOY THE ESCALADE 2018


ESCALADE 2018 – WHAT TO SEE, DO, EAT… by Brigitte Taylor Photo credits: Geneva Tourism Every year in early December, Geneva welcomes the Escalade with the firing of canons, a parade of soldiers on horseback, the sound of drums, the opening of secret passageways and, of course, the ever-present and delicious chocolate cauldrons, a tip of the hat to the…

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Best Christmas markets in Geneva 2018

BEST CHRISTMAS MARKETS IN GENEVA 2018


BEST CHRISTMAS MARKETS IN GENEVA – INCLUDING NEW AND ALTERNATIVE ONES The only guide you’ll need! by Laura from Let’s Explore and Chené Koscielny CREDIT MAIN IMAGE: Geneva Tourism We’ve been putting it off for as long as we could, but there’s no denying it any longer, Christmas is coming!  We’ve decided to plunge right in with the definitive guide…

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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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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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Autumn in Geneva

EXPLORE GENEVA IN AUTUMN


AUTUMN STROLLS THROUGH GENEVA  TEXT AND PHOTOGRAPHS by Selin Alperer  It’s hard to choose a favourite season in Geneva between the pastel spring blossoms, sun-kissed lakes of summer and snow-peaked mountains of winter, but for me it’s got to be autumn. I just love the mellowness of the gentle transition – particularly when there’s an Indian Summer – to prepare…

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3 BARS TO TRY ON A CHILLY NIGHT


3 COSY BARS TO TRY ON A CHILLY NIGHT by Elena Pedrazzani  Geneva might have been blessed with warm weather way beyond the expected time, but we all know it can’t last. Time has come to face up to an undeniable truth: the nights are getting chillier. While leather jackets and mid-season coats might help you to still enjoy some…

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