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Geneva Old Town

THE SECRETS OF THE OLD TOWN


DISCOVER THE SECRETS OF GENEVA’S OLD TOWN (AND TIPS FOR RESTAURANTS, BARS, SHOPS NOT TO BE MISSED!) by Brigitte Taylor (Find out more about Brigitte here)   A popular tourist attraction in Geneva, the Vieille Ville (or Old Town) is home to well-known landmarks, most notably St Pierre Cathedral and the Maison Tavel museum. But keep your eyes open, and…

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STOCK THE FRIDGE MINDFULLY


LE BOCAL LOCAL  GENEVA’S FIRST ZERO WASTE GROCERY STORE by Kelly Marcisz   Want to shop more mindfully and reduce your eco-footprint? We test Geneva’s very first zero-waste grocery store where you can buy non-packed, healthy and local staples, including mind-blowing home-made chocolate spread! Le Bocal Local is an inspiring non-profit organisation co-founded two years ago by Annie Benjamin and…

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ENGLISH FRENCH LANGUAGE SUMMER CAMPS FOR CHILDREN GENEVA

SUMMER CONFIDENCE BOOST


FRENCH/ENGLISH LANGUAGE SUMMER CAMP FOR CHILDREN   Boost your child’s language, social and life skills this summer   by Chené Koscielny   Mum, I’m bored.   If these words fill you with terror in the run-up to the endless summer holiday, read on. Finding interesting, fun things for your child to do during the summer can be a real nightmare…

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GENEVA’S WILDLIFE IN FOCUS


JONATHAN GUILLOT – WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER IN GENEVA  WIN A SIGNED COPY OF JONATHAN’S FAB COFFEE TABLE BOOK ‘SEYMAZ’ by Vivian Holding Jonathan Guillot is a wildlife photographer living in Thônex in the Canton of Geneva. His exhibition of photos from his soon to be published book ‘Seymaz’ takes place in four different locations in Geneva and runs from 25th May…

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TAKE BETTER PHOTOS


WANT TO TAKE BETTER PHOTOS? SWISS PHOTO CLUB GENEVA  – GET 15% OFF ANY PHOTOGRAPHY COURSE!   PLUS:  TOP TIPS for taking better photos on your mobile phone.   by Chené Koscielny Taking photographs has never been easier, but taking a decent photo that evokes a tear or a laugh, is a different story altogether.   SO, HOW CAN YOU…

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HEALTHY LIVING, HEALTHY YOU


MAKING BALANCED CHOICES CHARITY WORKSHOP  by Vivian Holding   Want to learn how to make balanced choices in all aspects of your daily life? The Healthy Living, Healthy You Charity Workshop, organised by The Gift Box Girls, brings together a panel of expert speakers for a day of interesting and informative workshops, which will help you discover how to make…

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NEW CO-WORKING CULTURE


VOISINS 105 by Chené Koscielny Working from home sounds great in theory, but after a while the novelty soon wears off and you long to speak to someone other than your dog or plants. Trying to have a meeting in a noisy, busy coffee shop can be challenging, not to mention navigating your way through cringe-worthy networking meetings. Luckily there…

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WORLD FOOD FESTIVAL


CAROUGE by Vivian Holding   Get ready to tickle your taste buds with new culinary discoveries at the World Food Festival in Carouge, where you’ll find foodies, gourmands, creative chefs and food trucks offering delights from India to Greece and Vietnam to Brazil.   WHAT IS THE WORLD FOOD FESTIVAL? The World Food Festival is a Swiss festival running in…

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ESCAPE IN TIME


LATEST HIGH-TECH ESCAPE ROOM IN GENEVA by Chené Koscielny It is the year 1652 in Geneva. You (and your fellow apprentices) work for Michée Chauderon, a natural healer who is about to be burnt alive on the Plaine of Plain Palais after being accused of witchcraft. You have exactly 60 minutes to prove her innocence and save her from a…

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