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 […]

Volunteer opportunities in Geneva and Nyon – from helping the homeless to organising conferences.


Image above courtesy: Serve the City. Living in Nyon receives many emails from readers asking if there any volunteering opportunities in the area. There are plenty!  From helping to clean up the lake, to volunteering in charity shops, we will be featuring more of these on this site in the future. In the meantime, here […]

Want to know more about the public and private schools in Switzerland? Two day student fair next week in Vaud

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If you are looking for a school for your child or want to know more about the educational opportunities available in Switzerland, then the Léman Expat Student Fair is a “must visit” event which will take place next week in Lausanne on Wednesday 13th and  Thursday 14th March. Free entry by registering online in advance! […]

Fun Fondue for Expatriates in Nyon on February 26th – Register now!

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  Last year the “Fun Fondue for Newly Arrived Expatriates” event was a great success, so much so, we are repeating it again! This event which is a joint collaboration between Nyon Region  Tourism, Living in Nyon and subsidised by Ecole-Club Migros, will take place in the wine cellar of Nyon’s Château on Tuesday 26th […]

What’s On In Nyon- Chess Tournament And Classical Music


Chess Tournament In Signy on 1st – 2nd Of February The Cercle d’Echec de Nyon is holding a chess tournament at the Signy Shopping Center this Friday and Saturday. The inscription fee is 10.- for the Blitz (rounds of 5 minutes per player) on Friday at 6pm, and 15.- for the tournament on Saturday (10am- […]

Westlake Church celebrates 25 years this weekend – Public invited to join in celebrations on Sunday

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Westlake Church Celebrates 25 Years this weekend -  Westlake Church will celebrate its 25th anniversary this weekend, the 13th and 14th of October. It is an event that reflects on its past, celebrates its present and looks toward its future. The public is warmly invited to the Westlake Nyon church service on Sunday the 14th […]

Finding your Favourite Expat Food in the Nyon area

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From filet de perche and Saucisson Vaudois, to cheese Malakoffs, these are just some of the many local culinary delights that expatriates discover when they move to Vaud. Yet from time to time, expatriates also like a taste of food from their own countries, and for this there are local retail options around to source products from “home”. Firstly, there is My Expat Shop com. This successful online shopping site […]

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 […]

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

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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 […]