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 […]

Hello Switzerland magazine now out, Events – Fashion event, Monday film in English, Christmas Market, Trad Jazz, Nativity Service

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  There are a lot of activities going on in the Nyon and Geneva region at this time of year. Read on for a selection of these below. Winter issue of Hello Switzerland now out. The image above and in the banner on this post, is taken from the winter issue of  “Hello Switzerland” magazine. […]

Understanding the Swiss School System – talk in Nyon on Monday October 1st

Poster Swiss School System for web

How exactly does the Swiss state school system work? Is the local public school right for my child? There are many families in the Nyon and surrounding area who would like to send their children to a Swiss state school, however they often have questions about the local education system. On Monday October 1st at […]

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 […]

“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 […]

Summer issue of “Hello Switzerland” now out – Free to subscribe


  The Summer issue of Hello Switzerland magazine is now out and it has Nyon on the front cover!  This magazine is FREE on subscription and it is published four times a year. It features articles on Swiss culture, tourism, politics, and covers events across the entire country and it also has a section on Romandie.  This summer’s issue features an […]

Events this weekend and why Nyon TV can help your French

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Photo above: Overlooking Nyon, taken from the top of the High School Events -Music  There is a “Louis Armstrong” night down at the 1306 club tonight the 18th Feb  Ruelle de La Poterne. Free entry (hat passed round for artists).  See website  for more details. Over at La Parenthèse  (Grand Rue in Nyon )the French/ Danish duo […]

Know it all Passport has new website and events calendar.


An essential information guide book and community resource to this area, “Know it all Passport” has recently launched a brand new website with a new look and it now has an events calendar too! Take look at their recent listings and you will see a huge choice of events from a lecture on ethical sourcing by GWIT (Geneva Women […]

New brochure out on Vaud in English


New brochure out on Vaud in English The Bureau Cantonal pour l’intégration des étrangers et la prévention du racisme (the Cantonal represtentative responsible for the integration of foreigners and prevention of racism) has now produced its “Bienvenue dans le Canton de Vaud ” brochure in English. This brochure includes some very good information, from useful […]