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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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Jayland

The glorious Indian summer of the past few days seems well and truly over...
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Nobody Puts Baby in a Corner

Are you looking for a dance or ballet class for your little one? So...
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Playtime at the Ludotheque

What makes the much dreaded rentrée more exciting and fun? For us, discovering that some...
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What’s On in September 2014

The summer holidays have flown by so fast we barely had time to dry...
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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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Discover Aosta

A mere 134km from Geneva, the city of Aosta is perfect for a family...
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Pizza for Two?

You know the exhilarating feeling you get when a family member/trusted friend offers to...
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It’s a CrocO’deal

I might be late to the party but CrocO’deal Coffee in Divonne-les-Bains is such a fab...
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Au Boeuf Rouge

A couple of weeks before Christmas Expat Husband and I managed to sneak out...
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Kings of the Burger World

What great news for all hamburger-lovers and those of us feeling an insatiable craving...
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All Aboard

This weekend the little pirates & I spent a lovely Sunday afternoon at the Musée...
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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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Geneva’s Firefighters Museum

Just when you think you have the whole city sussed and could navigate all...
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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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Brunch in the Sun

The summer weather we were all waiting for has finally arrived, so what better...
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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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Sunday Survival Guide

It is one of the first things you will hear from other expats when...
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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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Sympa…les Poneys !

Little Miss Cutie is 2 and entering her “I love ponies” stage. She’ll squeal...
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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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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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Raising a Bilingual Child

I don’t pretend I got it all right and my daughter does make mistakes...
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Until the Cows Come Home

As summer draws to an end and autumn begins, it’s time for a unique event not to...
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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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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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In Heidi’s Footsteps

It happens to most expatriates in Switzerland, especially if your expat plans take you...
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The Tintin Connection

With the release of Spielberg’s 3D movie last year, cartoon-character Tintin has enjoyed a...
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An Expat Family in Lyon

Two rivers run through it: an expat family’s first year in Lyon When it...
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Welcome to Geneva!

I cannot believe how fast time has flown by. In less than 8 weeks...
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Health Emergency Numbers for Kids

I know the call I dread the most. When my mobile rings and the number...
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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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