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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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Paquis Geneva

PASSIONATE ABOUT PAQUIS


BE CHARMED BY PAQUIS by Gaelle Forget Paquis is seen as the underbelly of Geneva – it is often overlooked, misunderstood and dismissed as sleazy and downright dangerous. Nestled between the train station and the lake, Paquis is the first neighbourhood visitors come across when they arrive in Geneva by train. It also happens to be my favourite part of the…

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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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vendanges 2018 Geneva

VIVE LES VENDANGES!


HARVEST, DRINK AND CELEBRATE THIS YEAR’S LOCAL WINES! by Alexandra Belz Being literally surrounded by beautiful vineyards where I live in Bernex, it’s hard to miss all the frenetic activity that starts in September every year as the wineries harvest their grapes during the Vendanges. As a keen wine drinker, I decided to find out more about this year’s Vendanges…

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things to do in geneva for families

THINGS TO DO IN GENEVA – FOR FAMILIES, OCTOBER 2019


THINGS TO DO IN GENEVA – FOR FAMILIES (OCTOBER 2018)  You’ve asked for it and we’ve listened! As from this month, October 2018, we have joined forces with popular local website Parentville Geneva to offer you a monthly list of Things To Do in Geneva – For Families. Also look out for competitions and more articles on family-related issues. If…

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Eaux-Vives, Geneve

AWESOME EAUX–VIVES!


EXPLORE EAUX-VIVES: ONE OF GENEVA’S TRENDIEST QUARTERS   by Julie Gabus Eaux-Vives, formerly the city’s harbour, has become one of Geneva’s trendiest and liveliest areas – bristling with hip new bars, the latest food trends and arty coffee shops. We share some of our favourite addresses in this part of town.   WHY WE LOVE EAUX-VIVES Eaux Vives is not…

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