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What’s on in August 2015

The best season of the year is in full swing, whether you’ll be away...
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Music Together in Geneva

If you’re looking for baby and toddler music classes in Geneva this summer, take...
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Plage de Rolle

Summer’s back and the sun is out: what could be better than heading to one of the...
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Honesty in a Box

Explore the lush Swiss farmland that’s right on our doorstep and, in all likelihood, you...
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Best Ice-Cream Parlours

We’ve already posted a list of our favourite ice-cream parlours in June 2013, but so...
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May the Potence Be With You

Al fresco dining is one of the many reasons why we love living in Switzerland...
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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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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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Key English School

If you’re looking for a fun & engaging holiday camp for your children this summer,...
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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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Gloria Golf Resort

You might think that a post about a family resort in Turkey isn’t particularly...
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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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Alpine Fun at Basseruche

Just a few weeks ago we spent a lovely day-out with friends at the Basseruche in...
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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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Child-Friendly Restaurants

We have posted so many bits of information about child-friendly restaurants in the Geneva region...
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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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Buvette de la Plage

Sadly, the time has come for la rentrée and I can assure you there...
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Surfing in Geneva

You’ve done it all: walked the cobbled streets of the old town, taken a...
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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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A Perfect Spot for a Picnic

Ever the optimist, I decided to blog about one of our favourite family picnic...
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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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Birthday Planning Tips

At one point or another, we’ve all been thrown into a frenzy by the scary prospect...
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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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Geneva for Free

We’ve all heard the bleak refrain that usually accompanies the mention of living in...
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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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