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HAPPY ECO CHRISTMAS!


HOW TO HAVE AN ECO-FRIENDLY CHRISTMAS IN GENEVA by Camilla Camponovo Every year tons of plastic and paper are thrown away after the all important “unwrapping” moment. How about having a different (conscious) Christmas with less waste and better sustainable materials this year? Check out our list of local shops (cosmetics, clothes, yoga mats, jewellery, wine, etc.), Christmas markets and…

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Christmas shopping in Geneva

LAST MINUTE LOCAL CHRISTMAS PRESENTS


LAST MINUTE CHRISTMAS SHOPPING IN GENEVA by Gaêlle Forget Christmas is upon us. To delight your friends and family, visit the many local shops around town in stead of resorting to the usual suspects. Buying local boosts the local economy and gives you unique gift ideas. Check out some of our local favourites below:   FOR YOUR SISTER Chloé & Rose…

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Christmas crackers Geneva

IT’S A CRACKER!


THE CHRISTMAS CRACKER – WHAT, WHERE AND WHY? by Sarah Scaddan  If you are from Britain, Australia, Canada, New Zealand or South Africa or have celebrated Christmas with any of the above, you will know what this is all about. We’re talking about the brightly coloured paper items decorating the Christmas table that are destroyed at the start of the…

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Librairie Bernard Letu Geneva

GEM OF A BOOKSHOP IN GENEVA


FALL IN LOVE WITH BOOKS ALL OVER AGAIN  by Chené Koscielny IMAGES by Caro Blackwell from Taste of Savoie  Just when you think you know Geneva’s Old Town, you discover another one of its best-kept secrets – this time a gem of a bookstore with a collection so beautiful and inspiring it will make you fall in love with books…

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soiree pyjama geneve

PYJAMA PARTY FIT FOR A PRINCESS


SLEEPOVER PARTY – IN A TIPI  SOIRÉE PYJAMA  www.soireepyjama.ch  SPECIAL OFFER:  Get 15% off for our readers. Use the code: TTD GVA when you book your party.  by Celeste Kew  Sleepover party – WHAT? Are  you crazy?!? This is usually my first response to such a request by one of my children. The stress, the cleaning up, the tears, the tantrums……

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Halloween and fancy dress costumes in Geneva

DARE TO DRESS UP!


HALLOWEEN AND FANCY DRESS COSTUMES IN GENEVA by Alexandra Belz CREDIT: Featured image – copyright: La Drôlerie Halloween and other dress up parties are fun, but not if you’re the only saddo not in costume! Let your imagination run wild and transform yourself into the scariest version of you… We share a list of some of the best places to…

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mode suisse selection

SWISS FASHION POP-UP


SPOTLIGHT ON YOUNG SWISS DESIGNERS by Gaëlle Forget  Do you know any Swiss fashion designers?  Want to see some gorgeous dresses and other designs by locals? A new pop-up fashion space in Geneva celebrates young Swiss fashion designers. The temporary fashion outlet called Selection Mode Suisse and Desert Dreaming – is now open at the Librairie de l’Ile and is…

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La Halle de Rive

A FINE MARKET FOR FOODIES


LA HALLE DE RIVE – GENEVA’s FINEST FOOD HALL BUY FOOD LIKE A LOCAL  by Brigitte Taylor Established in 1969, the Halle de Rive still feels like a traditional market. Most of its 23 merchants – cheese vendors, greengrocers, fishmongers, butchers, bakers, chocolatiers… have stuck to their trade for years, some for generations. Produce is lovingly prepared, proudly displayed 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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