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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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GENEVA’S BEST CUP OF COFFEE


FOR A CHANCE TO WIN ONE OF THREE LARGE CAPPUCCINOS AND CAKE COMBOS – ENTER OUR COMPETITION ON INSTAGRAM! LUMA COFFEE by Fernanda Silva Good coffee, good company and good vibes… this is the philosophy behind Luma Coffee, a vibrant coffee shop near the lake and the city centre in Eaux-Vives, one of Geneva’s fastest growing and trendiest urban areas!…

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Mother's Day Geneva

MOTHER’S DAY TREATS


FÊTE DES MÈRES/MOTHER’S DAY IN GENEVA SUNDAY 13TH MAY 2018 Vivian Holding & Chené Koscielny   Looking for a way to treat your mother (the mother of your children) or yourself this Mother’s Day in Geneva? Some relaxed time with the family, great food and wine, some beautifully presented choccies and a bit of pampering and me-time… We list some…

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THE TROPICAL TOUCH


INTERIOR/EXTERIOR DESIGN TIPS FOR SUMMER by Vivian Holding With the arrival of warmer weather, we’re starting to look forward to those long, lazy summer days. Now’s the perfect time to prep your indoor and outdoor spaces by giving your existing décor a little lift. One of the hottest interior decorating trends around is the tropical style. By adding a few…

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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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CHOCOLATE HEAVEN


TRISTAN CHOCOLATIER WHERE THE SWISS BUY THEIR CHOCOLATE by Vivian Holding   I have found the man of my dreams! He’s charming, passionate, creative and great with his hands – and he smells of CHOCOLATE! Tristan is the owner of Tristan Chocolatier, reputed to be the best specialist chocolate shop in and around Geneva – even featuring as a tour stop…

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CELEBRATE CHINESE NEW YEAR


CELEBRATE CHINESE NEW YEAR IN GENEVA  by Geli Carney   Is New Year a distant memory? The Julian calendar is sooo last year, don’t you think? Let’s find our festive mojo all over again – to celebrate Chinese New Year.   Any occasion that requires the gathering of friends and family around a feasting table is sure to banish winter…

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LOVE IS IN THE AIR


VALENTINE’S DAY IN GENEVA by Vivian Holding   The countdown to Valentine’s Day has begun. And whether you love it or loathe it, celebrating in Geneva – a city not well known for being cheap, can be hard. If you’re on the lookout for that ideal night out, perfect gift idea or just a little inspiration, we offer ideas to…

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