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A Friend for Your Best Friend

We were really lucky to discover Eric from Ami Chien Services. We like to travel and needed someone who would stay home with our lovely if sometimes demanding dog. She doesn’t like to sleep alone, and sharing a bed with her?  It can be a challenge to not fall out

Judy Okten from Bonju takes us the the making of a Luscious Life green smoothie

The Secret to a Luscious Life

An entrepreneurial wave has washed over the Swiss Romande these past 5 years, with newly sprung innovators starting businesses not only from a drive to create but from personal passion.  These inspired entrepreneurs are not just building businesses; they are trying to make the world a better place. This creative

Stands and crowds at the Geneva Street Food Festival, June 2017

Taking It to the Streets

Geneva Street Food Festival June 9, 10, 11, 2017. Now coming up on it’s two year anniversary, this celebration of street eats is not to be missed. If you did miss this edition, not to worry.  It will be back this fall. Watch for the dates. And check out the

Lunchtime in Geneva at Place Molard. A young woman reacts.

Lunch in Geneva: Is it possible to eat for less than 20 francs in this town?

Yes lunchtime is an expensive affair in Geneva, but it doesn’t have to break the bank. In round two of Lunchtime in Genève we look at lunch with dessert. And yes, believe it or not, it is possible.

The exterior of the American Market in Geneva

What Does Home Taste Like?

What does home taste like? 8 things you can find at the American store in Geneva.

A selection of beers from the Genevan artisanal brewery Brasserie des Murailles

October is beer

On the last day of September the sunshine was brillant, the sky was intensively blue, and there was just the slightest hint of an autumn breeze. Riding my bike up from the lake and down Rue Montchoisy, I pedalled past Tom Beers, a store which opened this past year and has a wide selection of beer, and I immediately thought about, well, beer. The next day was the first day of October. With Oktoberfest already underway, not to mention the upcoming Geneva Beer Festival on October 21st and 22nd, I decided to stop and get some recommendations. I wanted something really local.

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