What’s On in June 2017

Summer is finally here & the countdown to the family holidays has begun. Here’s our monthly...
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House of Fairies

Launched in March 2016 by Danish expat mum Benedicte Krüger Nielsen, House of Fairies is a great...
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Water Fun in Divonne

This is going to be an extra short, snippety post to share some photos...
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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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Free Summer Activities

In addition to our previous post about enjoying Geneva for free, we have more...
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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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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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Lakefront Family Dining

The mighty downpour of the last few days calls for some cheering up, so...
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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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Child-Friendly Restaurants

We have posted so many bits of information about child-friendly restaurants in the Geneva region...
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Indoor Playcentres

Considering we still have so many rainy days ahead of us, I reckoned a...
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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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Beat the Heat

When a heatwave (“canicule” in French) hits, what you need is some water fun...
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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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Les Enfants Terribles

Les Enfants Terribles in Geneva is one of the city’s coolest design boutiques & bar-cafés....
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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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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 Tintin Connection

With the release of Spielberg’s 3D movie last year, cartoon-character Tintin has enjoyed a...
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Brunch at the Iris Gardens in Vullierens

Spring is my favourite season in Switzerland: the burst of vivid colours from the...
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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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