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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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Tartares & Co.

Originally a French dish, steak tartare is now such a firm staple of traditional Swiss cuisine...
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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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Every Mum Is an Island

In full view of the Mont Blanc bridge and yet concealed away from all 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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Passport to the Big Bang

If you love cycling as a family, why not saddle up the little’ns and...
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What’s On in May 2015

The month of May is here with so many exciting family events you’ll be...
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Key English School

If you’re looking for a fun & engaging holiday camp for your children this summer,...
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Le Carrousel

Le Carrousel in Geneva is one of our favourites toy shops in the area. They...
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Oatmeal, Chocolate Chip & Coconut Oil Cookies

I’ve been meaning to give virgin coconut oil a try for a long time...
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A Very Special Birthday

This is going to be a very short post, just wanted to share with...
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Dijon With Kids

No more than 150km from Geneva, Dijon is the capital of the Burgundy region...
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Times Tables, The Fun Way

My eldest boy has started learning times tables in earnest last year. If you’ve...
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BAP Urban Korean Food

It’s been a while since we last posted about any good restaurants in the...
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A Cut Above

Last year I was looking for a hairdresser for my 3 children when a...
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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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Pirates Ahoy

Nyon Plage is now fit for budding pirates! After its recent renovation, the Plage communale...
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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 our post about child-friendly restaurants,...
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IGusti of Nyon

Yes, plenty has already been written about gelato on this blog but when we accidentally come...
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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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How to Employ Nannies in Switzerland

Families who hire nannies, babysitters or household help in Switzerland have to ensure that their...
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A Different Kind of Spread

I am the proud mum of three under-age chocoholics: a 3 year-old missy who...
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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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That’s Amore

We haven’t posted about good family restaurants for a while, so it’s time to...
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Forestland

A classic family haunt facing the Lac de Divonne, Forestland might be nothing new under the...
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A Ribambelle Birthday

Last week we celebrated my middle son’s birthday and – for the second year...
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Family Fun in Rolle

Don’t you find that, although the weather has turned miserably cold & foggy, your...
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Buvette de la Plage

Sadly, the time has come for la rentrée and I can assure you there...
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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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A Perfect Spring Getaway

The Swiss town of Thun is a real gem and the gateway to the Bernese Oberland....
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Camping in Bern

A camping weekend in Bern is a wonderful option if you have children and would...
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Café Brocante with Style

I have to thank lovely Paola from Uzume for introducing me to Le Coup de...
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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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A Swiss Mum Who Blogs

Pauline is a Swiss mum-of-three and the freelance illustrator behind the enourmously funny Lavipo, a...
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The Alimentarium in Vevey

The Alimentarium in Vevey (VD) is one of the best days-out we’ve had with our...
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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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Expat Dads Who Blog: Paul

Our expat community in the Suisse Romande can count many fantastic expat dads who...
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Best Child-Friendly Pizzeria in Geneva

When we’re feeling a bit homesick and crave the heartwarming taste of authentic Italian...
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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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Weekend in Versailles

Geographically speaking, living in Geneva means being right at the centre of Europe. You...
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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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On Heidi’s Trail in Ballenberg

Hands up who thinks of Heidi when thinking of Switzerland. Trouble is, when you...
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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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