On Sunday 11th May it is “Mother’s Day” in Switzerland. If you are looking for present ideas, it’s worth visiting the small but interesting shop down at the Rive in Nyon called “Continents Apart”. This shops sells handmade jewellery, much of it made by Deborah Willis, the owner of the shop. Deborah travels to Asia [...]
Whether you are just starting your Christmas shopping, or looking for last minute gifts, a reminder that there will be late night shopping in Nyon until 22:00 on Wednesday 19th and Friday 21 December. There will be free local buses provided on these evenings for those who want to avoid driving into the town.
Woody Wade is a futurist and author. In his role as a consultant to Swiss organisations planning their future strategies, his role is to help them visualise how their business environment might change, depending on how trends and uncertainties unfold over the next few years. “I help managers of companies get ready for changes they [...]
Young people today – are they outraged? resigned? or passionate? Public debate in French and English in Nyon
“Young people from the local area: are they outraged? resigned? or passionate?” is the question that will be asked at the “What’s Next?” forum” to be held on the 28th September in Nyon from 08:30- 13:00 These public debates have now become an annual tradition here in the town, they were initially launched in 2010 [...]
Clothes shopping on a Sunday, English speaking sales staff and a 10% discount for Living in Nyon readers!
Did you know that you can now shop for clothes on a Sunday at the Karen Millen store in Geneva? Not only is the store open on a Sunday for personal shopping (by previous appointment ), but Sarah Groves, the franchise partner of Karen Millen in Switzerland, will guide you towards the perfect outfit including [...]
An eclectic mix of events and information for readers from Tennessee Williams to Expat Clubs, to Health Courses in English! Firstly, the Glass Menagerie by Tennesse Williams will be performed by GEDs ( Geneva English Drama Society) from the 13- 17 March 2012 at the Théâtre du Centre de l’Espérance in Geneva. This play is billed as “a [...]
Take a look at these photos of Nyon taken via a cool app called Paper Camera. See Nyon in a neon light! Photo above taken from the window of the Appunto café in Nyon looking across the street. Photos below taken from the same angle using a different format, followed by photos of the inside of the café and [...]
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 [...]
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” , [...]