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Have a Good Laugh in Switzerland…and in English!

Have a Good Laugh in Switzerland…and in English! March 3, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
You don’t have to leave your sense of humor at home because you don’t speak French, German or Italian when you travel to Switzerland. Thanks to British Guy Stevens who established an Anglo-Saxon stand up comedy culture in 2006 in Switzerland, even the Swiss are laughing! Stevens has an extensive...

International Automobile Enthusiasts: Salon de Genève

International Automobile Enthusiasts: Salon de Genève February 23, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The 81st (yes, the 81st!) International Motor Show and Accessories is setting up now in Geneva, Switzerland at Palexpo, a gigantic convention centre located right at the Geneva Airport and Airport Train Station (a 3 minute walk). Known locally, as the Salon de Genève, everyone knows without mentioning...

Snoop Dogg in….Geneva?

Snoop Dogg in….Geneva? February 9, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Although temporarily banned in the UK and Australia, Snoop Dogg is welcome in traditionally conservative Calvinistic Switzerland  (or is that formerly conservative Calvinistic Switzerland?) at the Geneva Arena February 16, 2011 (and for a very high quality ticket price and venue). Rumor has it that...

“Why Can’t the English learn to speak?”

“Why Can’t the English learn to speak?” January 16, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
You may avoid playhouses while in Geneva, Switzerland believing that the performances will be in French. However, with such a large International community living in Geneva there are many opportunities to attend English speaking plays and a good one is coming up soon.  Howard Productions will be presenting...

Winter Golfing in the Swiss Alps?

Winter Golfing in the Swiss Alps? January 14, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Perhaps you were already aware that you can ski all year round in Switzerland. But golf in the snow covered Swiss Alps? Yes, and now Switzerland has the first high-altitude golf center in Europe and it’s located in those ultra-luxurious and prestigious neighboring mountain resorts: Crans and Montana...

“Line, Form and Colour”: Exhibition of Paul Klee, Bern’s Best Loved Citizen

“Line, Form and Colour”: Exhibition of Paul Klee, Bern’s Best Loved Citizen December 23, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Paul Klee, painter, scientist, musician, teacher and poet, ranks as one of the 20th century’s most significant artists. He has always been thought of as a Swiss artist although he was actually brought up in Germany but spent half of his life in Bern. But Switzerland legitimately claims him because...

Family Holiday Bonding under the Matterhorn…the real thing!

Family Holiday Bonding under the Matterhorn…the real thing! December 12, 2010 | Food, Hotels, Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Have family all around the world? Where to meet? This could help you bring your family together. Listen to “Get Together” while you read this and you’ll be packing your bags “right now”. All ages enjoy family Holidays in Zermatt: image courtesy of familyskiing.com In Europe or even in the...

A “County Fair” Unlike Any You’ve Ever Been To: Les Automanales

A “County Fair” Unlike Any You’ve Ever Been To: Les Automanales November 20, 2010 | Events, Food, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Autumn is a wonderful time to visit Geneva, Switzerland. Besides the beautiful fall colors contrasting with the early snow on the peaks of the French and Swiss Alps, there is the Geneva “County Fair”. Called “Les Automnales”. Every year in Geneva at Palexpo (a gigantesque exhibition center...

Switzerland Rocks! Lady Gaga, Shakira and then Elton John for the Holidays

Switzerland Rocks! Lady Gaga, Shakira and then Elton John for the Holidays November 12, 2010 | Nightlife | Read More
Who says nothing happens in Switzerland? Just Alphorns and cows. Ha! We’ve been getting some big stars and we’re loving it. Sting was just here and this Sunday my pals and I are enroute to Zurich for the Lady Gaga Monster Ball Tour (I’ve had my wardrobe planned for months. In fact I wore it on...

Discover the Origins of the INTERNATIONAL RED CROSS: Free Guided Tours on Sunday

Discover the Origins of the INTERNATIONAL RED CROSS: Free Guided Tours on Sunday November 12, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
The International Committee of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum, Geneva Sunday is family day in Switzerland and sometimes Geneva seems a bit quiet for the enthusiastic visitor. But from now until February 2011, the “Musée International de la Croix-Rouge et du Croissant-Rouge” (The International...
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