What’s On in December 2017

The countdown to Christmas has begun and we have a fab list of events...
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Schilliger’s Winter Wonderland

Every year, Schilliger’s home depo and garden centre in Gland pulls all the stops...
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Sunday Brunch: Latest Openings

The last few months have seen a flurry of new restaurants and gastro pubs openings...
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Café Ex-Machina

Another great address for those living in the Nyon area is the Café Ex-Machina,...
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Garden Centre Café

Opened a couple of years ago but recently renovated, the Café Agnès at Schilliger...
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Le Refuge de Florimont

Following on from our previous post about the best fondue restaurants in and around...
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Fresh From the Farm

If you enjoyed our previous post about unmanned farm shops and started sourcing more of...
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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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Flying with Kids Update

You might remember us raving about the playroom at Geneva airport in a previous post, but...
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Little Creature Comforts

If you’ve just moved to Geneva, chances are you will be on the lookout...
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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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A Ribambelle Birthday

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

Don’t you find that, although the weather has turned miserably cold & foggy, your...
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For The Love of Books

Without a doubt, one of the nicest  and better-stocked kids bookshops in the Geneva...
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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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Swiss Museum of Games

Housed in a beautiful 13th century castle and surrounded by an outdoor games trail as...
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Au Chien Bleu

Cozy, colourful and full-to-the-brim with books and educational toys, Au Chien Bleu in Geneva is...
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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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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 Cascades du Hérisson

I cannot believe that, although we have lived in Suisse Romande for six years, we’ve only...
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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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