How to start your own business in Switzerland/ Job Searching – Advice at Expat Fair this weekend


If you are thinking of starting your own business in Switzerland, then you maybe interested in listening to some advice from Julien Guex, the Assistant Director of CVCI  (The Chamber of Commerce of Lausanne). He, along with other experts are scheduled to speak at the Léman International Fair in Lausanne this Sunday 2nd November.  This fair is now into its 8th […]

From Neighbourhood Exchange Boxes to Marching Caterpillars 1260+ Nyon and beyond


From time to time,  Living in Nyon takes a look at other English websites in Switzerland and chooses a selection of useful, informative and fun articles for readers. Beware of the Marching Caterpillars The first article – “Watch out for the Marching Caterpillars!”  comes from the website  “Mothering Matters (and Fathering too)” . This website […]

Sirens to sound today – “Happy” Pharrell Williams videos in Lausanne and Geneva

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Photo above – Council workers pruning trees down by Nyon lake side Siren testing today Don’t panic if you hear sirens sounding today 5th February between 13:30 and 14:00 in the Nyon area, this is the annual siren testing which takes place  on the first Wednesday of February.  See more info here on the reason […]

Films to watch out for over the next 7 days – From a Laundry Room in Lausanne, to Environmental films, to a film set in Michigan

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Still above from the film “Northern Light” set in remote Michigan  in the U.S – photo courtesy Visions du Réel. The signs have been erected around the town for the upcoming Visions du Réel film festival and shops have decorated their windows in red as part of this year’s “See the town in Red” festival […]

The films of Peter Entell – Interview Part Two

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This is the second part of Living in Nyon’s interview with U.S Film director Peter Entell – For part one, click here Tell us a little about your latest film “A Home Far Away” which is set in the Nyon area  “A Home far Away” tells the true story of U.S  journalist Edgar Snow, the […]