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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 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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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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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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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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