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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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5 REASONS TO TRY 5RYTHMES


5RYTHMES If you don’t do your dance, who will? by Geli Carney   I don’t really ‘do’ New Age stuff – crystals and chakra balancing are for other people. I do, however, love to dance! But not choreographed routines, or the disciplinary demands of ballroom (though I quietly harbour an ambition to conquer the tango one day). I just enjoy…

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Festibiere Geneva 2018

CRAFT BEER COMES TO TOWN


FESTIBIÈRE DE GENÈVE by Vivian Holding   The craft beer festival Festibière de Genève returns for its second year to Carouge and promises to be even better than the last with over 25 breweries participating in this 3-day event which includes live music, a OneFM party night, a special ladies night and some great food trucks. With over 150 beers…

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EXIL EXHIBITION – REVIEW


EXIL EXHIBITION: RED CROSS MUSEUM GENEVA  WIN 3 SETS OF 2 TICKETS TO SEE EXIL – details at the end of this article. by Chené Koscielny Taking place at the Red Cross Museum from 14th March – 23rd November 2018 – EXIL is an exhibit of 300 photographs addressing the themes of journey, displacement and exile. To flee a country,…

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THE BEAUTY OF LINES


LAUSANNE PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION by Catherine Lewis   It is rare to find an exhibition of images of such great importance in the history of photography, all housed under one roof. It is even rarer to have found one so close by in Lausanne. The Beauty of Lines exhibition at the Musée de l’Élysée, Lausanne is a collection of photographic images taken by some…

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IMPRESS YOUR GUESTS


INTERESTING SNIPPETS OF HISTORY by Vivian Holding   A walk around Geneva with visiting guests this Easter is a great way to walk off your excessive lunch time feast and chocolate over-indulgence. Why not impress them with these interesting snippets of history about Geneva?   THE OLD TOWN Geneva’s Official Tree How do Genevans know it’s Spring? They use their…

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5 REASONS TO ATTEND THE GENEVA WRITERS’ CONFERENCE


WHAT IS THE GENEVA WRITERS’ CONFERENCE? by Chené Koscielny     The 11th Geneva Writers’ Conference takes place 2nd-4th March 2018.  It is a full weekend of workshops and panels led by authors, agents, editors, and publishers from around the world. It is organised by the Geneva Writers Group – an international association of writers. Their goal is to bring together…

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5 TOP THINGS TO SEE AT THE GENEVA INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SHOW


GENEVE 88TH INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SHOW – WIN TICKETS! #GimsSwiss by Chené Koscielny Fast cars, flying cars, super cars, driverless cars, energy efficient cars, all the latest trends and every gadget a petrol head needs – await you at the 88th Geneva International Motor Show.     The annual Geneva International Motor Show, which takes place from Thursday 8th until Sunday 18th…

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5 WAYS TO HALVE YOUR HOUSEHOLD WASTE


REDUCE HOUSEHOLD WASTE – ZERO WASTE WORKSHOPS IN GENEVA by Dorinda Phillips from Zero Waste Switzerland   How often do you take your rubbish out at home? Once a day, once a week or once every 6 months? Yes, you read that correctly. Six months! I remember my reaction when I first heard someone say “I empty my bin every 6 months!”.…

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