Gland (VD)

Garden Centre Café

Opened a couple of years ago but recently renovated, the Café Agnès at Schilliger Garden Center in Gland it’s one of our favourite places in the area.   Open from 9am to 6pm Monday to Saturday (and on selected Sundays, check the store’s website for more details), this indoor garden café is great for a snack with the little ones or a catch up with friends. The drinks list includes specialty […]

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Free Christmas Activities

Here’s a brief list of fun Christmas activities you can enjoy with your little ones in the coming weeks, and they are all free of charge! There will be plenty more to come, so remember to check this post and our facebook page regularly for the latest updates.   16th November 2015-2nd January 2016: Joyeux Noël at the Balexert shopping centre. Visit the « Chalet du Père Noël » on the first floor and […]

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A Cut Above

Last year I was looking for a hairdresser for my 3 children when a friend recommended ChicTifs in Gland (VD). Since then, we’ve been a few times to get the little ones’ heads looking nice & neat and happy to say we’ve never looked back. They recently renovated the entire salon and kitted up a great kids area with bean bags, large blackboards with coloured chalks, TVs, toys and books so, when […]

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Little Bird Pilates

If you’ve been wanting to give Pilates a try without the long-term commitment that typically comes with a fitness club membership, the recently opened Little Bird Pilates studio in Gland may be the right place for you. Offering a variety of classes from post-natal to a faster-paced “cardio-lovers” class and a flexible price scheme starting at 25 CHF per lesson, studio owner Johdi Woodford keeps her classes small (max. 8 people) […]

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Christmas Wonderland

This might not be a new find, as Schilliger is one of the best-known garden & home-decor stores in canton Vaud, but the Xmas displays at Schilliger Gland get more sumptuous every year so I really can’t stop myself from posting the photos I took this weekend. The official purpose of our visit was to find a turtle or tropical fish for my boys, but – needless to say – Mum got […]

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