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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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What’s On in May 2016

The month of May is here with so many exciting family events you’ll be...
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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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Family Classes at Music Together

During the cold winter months it’s sometimes hard to find the right activity to...
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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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Les Puces de Nyon

If you love scouring flea markets for unique finds, don’t miss the next Puces...
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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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Les Recyclables

With its 11,000 books, healthy plats du jour and relaxed atmosphere, Les Recyclables is one of our...
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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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Organic Lunch

A few weeks ago, Expat Husband and I booked (or should this be begged?)...
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Geneva’s Firefighters Museum

Just when you think you have the whole city sussed and could navigate all...
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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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Les Enfants Terribles

Les Enfants Terribles in Geneva is one of the city’s coolest design boutiques & bar-cafés....
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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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Becoming a Father in Switzerland

We’re back with part three of expat dad Paul Reed-Peck’s account of his move to...
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Help Your Expat Kids Cope

“Oh, they’ll be fine! Children are amazing aren’t they? They just soak up languages...
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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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Sunday Brunch with Kids

When it’s too cold and rainy to enjoy a family stroll but not cold...
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It’s BBQ Time

If you’re looking for a fun, easy restaurant that you can enjoy with the kids,...
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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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Swiss School

Moving to a different country is daunting enough for anyone. Thinking about enrolling your...
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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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Life in Annecy

Have you ever dreamt of moving to Annecy, one of France’s most beautiful cities...
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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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