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What’s On in August 2016

The best season of the year is in full swing, whether you’ll be away,...
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Water Fun in Divonne

This is going to be an extra short, snippety post to share some photos...
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Hic et Nunc

When it comes to best-kept foodie secrets in the Vaud region, pop-up fish &...
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Simply Theatre

Simply Theatre is celebrating 10 years this year as Switzerland’s premier English speaking performing...
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Habitat Suisse

Following the success of their pop-up store in Geneva (now closed for refurbishment but...
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Life of Art

Launched in January 2016, Life of Art is the brainchild of Lisa Anderson, a half-British half-Japanese...
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Playgrounds in Geneva, Vaud & Lausanne

The city of Geneva boasts a grand total of over 85 playgrounds, which include great...
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Best Ice-Cream Parlours

We’ve already posted a list of our favourite ice-cream parlours in June 2013, but so...
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Les Puces de Nyon

If you love scouring flea markets for unique finds, don’t miss the next Puces...
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A Day-out at the Arboretum

When it comes to Swiss National Parks, the Arboretum in Aubonne is one of the...
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Lakefront Family Dining

The mighty downpour of the last few days calls for some cheering up, so...
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Flying with Kids Update

You might remember us raving about the playroom at Geneva airport in a previous post, but...
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Life is a Beach

In a lovely village overlooking Lac Léman and right on the outskirts of Morges lies one...
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B is for Brasserie

We’ve already talked about B Com Brasserie on our facebook page and in our post about child-friendly...
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Child-Friendly Restaurants

We have posted so many bits of information about child-friendly restaurants in the Geneva region...
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Spring Birthday Ideas

Are you planning a spring/summer birthday party for your children and don’t fancy the...
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Indoor Playcentres

Considering we still have so many rainy days ahead of us, I reckoned a...
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Au Coeur Des Grottes

Tucked away in a quiet street in the heart of Geneva’s Les Grottes neighbourhood, Au...
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View From the Treetops

If your children are as energetic as mine and you’re running out of ideas...
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A Summer Terrace With a View

I have been thinking about my favourite cafés in Geneva for a while, compiling...
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Best Thai Bistro in Meyrin

First of all, I have to thank Italian expat Francesco for mentioning the Aéro...
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A Perfect Spot for a Picnic

Ever the optimist, I decided to blog about one of our favourite family picnic...
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Swiss Museum of Games

Housed in a beautiful 13th century castle and surrounded by an outdoor games trail as...
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Birthday Planning Tips

At one point or another, we’ve all been thrown into a frenzy by the scary prospect...
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Playtime in Nyon

Last Saturday we came across this fantastic playground in Nyon. It faces the lake...
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Raising a Bilingual Child

I don’t pretend I got it all right and my daughter does make mistakes...
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The French Village of Pérouges

We came across the French village of Pérouges on our way to Lyon a couple of years ago:...
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As Easy as Tu or Vous

The use of ‘tu’ and ‘vous’ adds to the difficulty of the French language....
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The Medieval Village of Yvoire

If you’re looking for new places to discover near Geneva this summer, look no...
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Summer in Geneva

Summertime in Geneva can seem like a very quiet affair to most expats since many foreign families tend...
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Private Schools in Geneva

The most frequently asked question about family life is Geneva is inevitably about schools....
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Great Days Out with the Kids

Spring is the best time to get out of Geneva and explore Switzerland (it’d...
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