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Follow my family’s adventures as we find our “expatriate feet” in the land of Cheese, Chocolate & Cuckoo Clocks. More Info

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Dijon with Kids

March 6, 2015 by Michela

No more than 150km from Geneva, Dijon is the capital of the Burgundy region and one of France’s most charming cities. A lively university town whose picture-perfect town centre is… Read more…

Ciné au Palais in Lausanne

January 14, 2014 by Michela

If your little explorers love documentaries, don’t miss the upcoming Ciné au Palais in Lausanne on the 1st & 2nd of February 2014. A world-class selection of recent documentaries, which won international accolades at… Read more…

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Puro Gelato

September 24, 2013 by Michela

I’ve already posted about my ice-cream addiction (I was raised in Italy after all!) so please bear with me if I bend your ears about it again. I am afraid I can’t… Read more…

Geneva Summer festival

July 19, 2013 by Michela

Now that summer is in full swing, the time has come to celebrate Geneva’s Summer Festival, known as Les Fêtes de Genève. From the 18th of July to the 11th of August… Read more…

Great Thai Bistro in Geneva

May 31, 2013 by Michela

First of all, I have to thank Italian expat Francesco for mentioning the Aéro Bistro to me during dinner one evening. We were talking about Thai restaurants in Geneva and he told me… Read more…

A Cat at the Opera

May 3, 2013 by Michela

The Geneva Grand Théâtre is synonym with great cultural shows for the whole family. The latest treat they have in store for families with young kids is Le Chat botté,… Read more…

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Easter Fun in Vaud

March 14, 2013 by Michela

If you’re spending the Easter holidays here with your little bunnies don’t miss “PâKOMUZé”, a fantastic initiative for the whole family taking place from the 29th of March to the… Read more…

Gardening at the Castle

March 3, 2013 by Michela

If you’re a keen gardener or still a beginner but raring to learn more, why not make the most of spring and take a gardening course in the beautiful grounds… Read more…

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Free Family Fun in Carouge

January 18, 2013 by Michela

It’s not always easy to find some indoor activities for our little ones during these cold winter days, but the good news is that the libraries in Carouge have come… Read more…

Ski Schools in Geneva

January 7, 2013 by Michela

This is probably the best time of the year in Geneva (and Vaud of course!): what can be more iconic and exhilarating than waking up to the sight of those… Read more…