Burning winter away in Geneva

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. 

Where to Buy Cloth Nappies (Diapers) around Lake Geneva

GENEVA, Switzerland – More and more moms seem to be going back to our grandmothers’ ways by using washable cotton nappies or diapers, which are both eco-friendly… and a ton of work. If you are looking to go that route, here are a few resources in the Lake Geneva region including one that offers to do the washing for…

Kids Clothing and Toys Sale for English Speaking Families in Geneva

Next date: 11 October 2015. GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – If you are new to Geneva chances are you’ve heard of, or seen ads for, the International Children’s Clothing and Toy Sale; what you might not know, is that the bi-annual sale is a five-hour shopping affair – mostly for kids and sports items, but also for teen’s and…

Fall Break Camps for kids in Geneva

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The kids might have just gone back to school but in a few weeks, brace yourself, students are off again for fall break. 

Fishing Lessons for Kids on Lake Geneva

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Kids aged 10 and up are invited to participate on Sunday 17 August in one of several fishing workshops by the Association pour la sauvegarde du Léman.

Geneva’s Night of the Museums, Costumed Edition

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Once a year museums in Geneva welcome adults and children to visit permanent and temporary exhibitions and enjoy artistic performances until the small hours… while dressed in costume. 

Sundays in Geneva: Free Entry to Museum Exhibits

GENEVA, Switzerland – First Sunday of the month and you don’t know what to do? Although the last thing you might want to do in a rare sunny day is head indoors, that is precisely one of the options. Entry to temporary exhibitions is free of charge on the first Sunday of the month in all 14…