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What’s On in February 2016

From skiing with the tiddlers to enjoying a delish family Sunday brunch, we’ve posted our favourite tips...
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Carnival Events

Carnival celebrations are so popular across Switzerland and France that it would be a...
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French Classes for Mums

We have some great news for expectant and new mums in Geneva looking to improve...
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What’s On in January 2016

Still recovering from ringing in the new year with friends and family? Same here,...
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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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Swiss Bricks

Nestled in the elegant gardens of the Domaine de Penthes, the Musée des Suisses dans...
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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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Best Family Ski Resorts

You’ll have to admit, one of the greatest perks of living in Geneva is...
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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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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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Winter Sledging

I have been doing some research about winter sledging in the area on behalf...
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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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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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Best Thai Bistro in Meyrin

First of all, I have to thank Italian expat Francesco for mentioning the Aéro...
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C’est l’Aventure !

It is a truth universally acknowledged that – even on the rainiest of days...
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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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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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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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A Beginner’s Guide to Skiing in the Swiss Alps

Getting to ski the enchanting Verbier slopes in Valais (one of Switzerland’s French speaking Cantons)...
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Best Fondue in Town ?

As the colours of autumn in Geneva turn to even more intense hues of...
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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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