Books by local English authors – Christmas present suggestions


If you are still looking for Christmas present ideas, why not give a book  written by an English author that lives locally here in Switzerland?                                 We have chosen a selection of eight books covering a variety of genres and […]

Expat fair on Sunday 3rd November. Information, Presentations, English Book Exchange and more!

Flyer LEF

Whether you are new to Switzerland, or have been here for a while, it’s well worth visiting  the Léman Expat Fair. There is always lots of useful information for the international community at this fair which will take place from 11:00 -17:00 on Sunday 3rd November in the Beaulieu in Lausanne This fair is now […]

Big Expat fair in Lausanne on Sunday 4th Nov. French/ English conversation exchange wanted

Lausanne expat fair

In just over a week’s time it’s the Léman Expat Fair! This event will take place in Lausanne from 11:00-17:00 on Sunday 4th November. This fair, now in its 6th year is where expats and members of the public can go to find around 140 business, services, clubs and groups all under one roof.  All […]

Curling up with a good book and warming up with a fondue

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  Photo above: the temperature in Nyon on Thurday morning. Do the freezing conditions in the Nyon area right now make you want to simply stay inside and curl up with a good book?  If so, there are various local places where you can find English books both in local shops and in libraries. Nyon library has a small selection of […]

Livin in Nyon at Sat Market cancelled

Market and Bains de 3 jetees updated

Due to a poor weather forecast, please note there will be no Living in Nyon  stall at the Nyon Saturday market on the 3rd December. If you would like to purchase a copy of Living  along Lac Léman  see here for all retail outlets.

Author of Swiss Watching gives great review of “Living along Lac Léman”/ Results of BSCC awards

Don't worry be happy

  Photo above, the  “Rue des Belles Filles”- The Street of Beautiful girls” (who wouldn’t want to live here?) from the article “Being Streetwise in Switzerland” from “Living along Lac Léman”. Diccon Bewes, the author of “Swiss Watching” ( Best Book of 2010 -Financial Times) and travel writer (Lonely Planet and Holiday Which) has just reviewed “Living along Lac Léman” , […]

Big Expat Fair and Career Fair this weekend in Lausanne – Reminder book signing today, other events

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On Sunday 6th November it’s the Leman Expat Fair. Over 120 Swiss and international businesses and services with experience in serving the English-speaking community will be in one place under the same roof at the Beaulieu in Lausanne. Whether you have just arrived in Switzerland, or have been here for a while, these fairs are a great way of finding out what’s […]

A View from the Bridge – Play in English in Coppet plus other events coming up

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 There are lots of events happening in the first weeks of November in the Nyon region, here are a few listed below.  Plus, the Living in Nyon November newsletter is due to be sent out in the next couple of days, if you would like to receive it, just sign up in the subscription box in the box to […]

Events on over the next few days and a useful audio clip for newly arrived expats

True-Live- usine

Photo – True Live – courtesy Usine a Gaz Here is a selection of events coming up  in the region.  Plus, a reminder that you can now buy the  “Living along Lac Léman” book at Nyon tourist office, or you can order it through this site, just click on “Living in Nyon book” on the top side bar. […]

“Living along Lac Léman” book is now for sale! – The perfect gift for everyone.

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Tuesday evening in Nyon saw the official launch of  the book “Living along Lac Léman”. Thankyou so much to all those who came to the Villa Thomas at the COV for the vernissage/launch. Photos above. Happy book fans!   The venue in the stunning lake side setting made it the perfect place to launch the book. It also gave readers of […]