Tag: Geneva

  • A Friend for Your Best Friend

    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 during the night. Yes aggressive […]

  • The Secret to a Luscious Life

    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 spirit sparkled when I sat […]

  • Taking It to the Streets

    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 video.  

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

    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.

  • What Does Home Taste Like?

    What Does Home Taste Like?

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

  • October is beer

    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.