There’s a new section on Living in Nyon called 1260+ This is a selection of useful and interesting articles, news, features and radio interviews to be found on other English websites across Switzerland. We’ll give you the links to each article or programme for you to click through to keep you up to date with all things Swiss! Why 1260? This is the post code/zip code of Nyon.
In this selection there are articles on fun street signage in Switzerland, fondues in Geneva, a news item on tougher road restrictions, links to a consumer advice radio programme, advice on renting skis and more.
1260+ Nyon, Geneva, Lausanne
Useful articles –
Two articles on Know it All Passport.
The first is on a unusual Christmas gift idea – presents made from authentic Swiss Army Blankets. Click here
The second is on Insiders Tips to Geneva. From flea markets to fondues, this is a particularly useful article for newcomers and visitors to the city. Click here
Two articles on Moms-in-Vaud
The first is an article on the various outdoor ice rinks that have now opened in Geneva and in the Canton of Vaud Click here
The second is on the Garbage/ Rubbish bag tax which will be introduced on the 1st January 2013. Click here
News and Features on Geneva Lunch
News item entitled Tougher Road Measures in January Spelled Out. Click here
Feature series on Refugees and Asylum seekers in Switzerland. Click here
Two articles on Newly Swissed
A Primer on Renting Skis, In this article the author refers to a ski shop in the German speaking side of Switzerland, however the information is still very useful for anyone who is about to rent skis this season. Click here
Funniest examples of signage in Switzerland – We love this one! An article with great photos to make you smile! Click here
Diccon Bewes author of Swiss Watching
Fun feature on The (almost) Swiss President of the United States – Click here
World Radio interviews available to listen again – Series of radio programmes on consumer advice. From pollutants in outdoor jackets to travel insurance tips. Click here