GENEVA – A week in the Ticino for only CHF250 including classes, guided activities, room and board? That is what Italiando offers to teens aged 14-17, who want to learn Italian, play sports and explore the sunniest canton in Switzerland.
GENEVA, Switzerland – “Kiss Me, I’m..” well, no, but I can’t deny I wear green and enjoy St Patrick’s Day celebrations as any green-blooded fella out there. Therefore, following a seven-year tradition, here’s my annual list of bars that celebrate St Paddy’s, and of other St Patrick’s Day activities in the area.
GENEVA, Switzerland – Every year, after a long and parma-gray winter, Genevans gather up to wish winter away and celebrate the arrival of spring. The celebration, known as Bonhomme Hiver, takes place across the canton and is usually organized by neighborhood associations.
GENEVA – Over 500 items—including more than one hundred Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Dior, Gucci, Tod’s, and Hermès bags—are for sale at one of the most affordable auction houses in Geneva, the Hôtel de Ventes Piguet.
GENEVA — Jazz legend and Montreux Jazz Festival regular Al Jarreau, 76, is retiring from touring after a 50-year career that included 16 concerts in Switzerland’s most famous music festival. Due to his medical condition, Jarreau will no longer be able to mentor musicians at the Montreux Jazz Academy next month in canton Vaud.
GENEVA — Deville, a late-night TV comedy show airing in the German-speaking region of Switzerland has produced an acidic, tongue-in-cheek video poking fun not only at Donald Trump but at “Swissisms” such as anti-EU sentiments, corrupt banking, infringed women’s rights, assisted suicide and racism.
GENEVA — Dramatic photos published today by managers of the Chateau de Divonne reveal the extent of the damage caused by a massive fire at the iconic castle in neighboring France.
GENEVA — US President Donald Trump’s executive order to ban travelers from seven Muslim-majority nations from entering the country, has sparked a global backlash including from neutral Switzerland which stated that such ban is “contrary” to the Geneva Conventions.
GENEVA – Around two thousand people weathered the bitter-cold in Geneva, Switzerland to peacefully protest Donald Trump’s divisive and exclusionary rhetoric and presidency calling for dignity, inclusion and equality.
GENEVA – A sizable part of the well-known 4-star Château de Divonne in the French side of the greater Lake Geneva region, was completely destroyed by a fire that erupted on the evening of 18 January.
GENEVA, Switzerland – Iced trees, streets and harbors, delayed and/or canceled trains, buses and boats are the result of the icy winds that have hit the Lake Geneva region these past few days — and don’t put your parka away just yet — MeteoSwiss is forecasting below-freezing temperatures for the remainder of the week.
GENEVA – Police are investigating a violent beating that occurred on the evening of 6-7 January in the otherwise quiet St Jean neighborhood in Geneva. The attack happened late Friday evening when two men in their 30s were “violently assaulted” near the Milèant bus stop on the Rue de St Jean.