Archive for the family Tag

What’s On in March 2018

Spring is almost here and the list of events in Geneva, Vaud and nearby France is filled with exciting outings to enjoy with the family. For more ideas, you can also take a look at our previous posts about skiing with the tiddlers, winter sledging and indoor playcentres. Here’s our list of suggestions for March 2018, but remember to keep checking our blog, as we will be updating this post with more events each week! CARNIVAL CELEBRATIONS If […]

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What’s On in January & February 2018

If you’re still in a post-holiday daze, recovering from ringing in the new year with family and friends, you will understand and forgive the late posting of our monthly listings (apologies for that!). January is usually a slow start for everyone, so please remember to check our listings regularly as we will be adding new events every week. This month, you’ll find listings for January & February 2018, enjoy!   SKIING & […]

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Passport to the Big Bang

If you love cycling as a family, why not saddle up the little’ns and take a tour of the Passeport Big Bang? Launched by CERN in 2013, the “Passport to the Big Bang” is an interactive cycling circuit through Pays de Gex and Canton of Geneva, connecting a series of ten information platforms installed in front of ten key CERN sites. The ten Passeport Big Bang platforms explain the fundamental research streams being […]

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What’s On in February 2015

From skiing with the tiddlers to enjoying a delish family Sunday brunch, we’ve posted our favourite tips for a great family weekend in and around Geneva, Vaud and nearby France, not to mention all the ideas you can find in our post on how to survive those sleepy winter Sundays (…free ice-skating anyone?). We had to wait a fair bit for it, but now that we have plenty of snow, what about taking the little ones for some […]

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What’s On in June 2014

Summer is finally here & the countdown to your family holidays has begun. Here’s our monthly list of events in Geneva, Vaud and nearby France, filled as usual with exciting outings for the whole family. Remember to keep checking our blog as we will be updating this post with more events each week: Take a look at our previous post to find all the best child-friendly places to enjoy a delicious and stress-free Sunday brunch with your little buttons. […]

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An Expat Family in Lyon

Two rivers run through it: an expat family’s first year in Lyon When it was first proposed that I contribute a piece about visiting Lyon, France’s second city, my initial reaction was that I was hardly the right person to offer this insight. After all, there are many Lyon guidebooks that cover the Roman ruins, Fourvière, the museums, the verdant parc de la Tête d’Or and its zoo, the new ecological neighborhood […]

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Welcome to Geneva!

I cannot believe how fast time has flown by. In less than 8 weeks we will celebrate our fourth anniversary as expatriates in Geneva. It was August 2008 when we first arrived here, full of trepidation and badly packed boxes, and ready to settle ourselves and our two young boys into a new life. Now, four years and one more baby later, I still feel like the new expat on the block. […]

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