The “Living in the Know” March podcast is now out and this month Lisa from Know-it-all Passport and Catherine from Living in Nyon, discuss where to source expat products in French-speaking Switzerland. From hunting out American “Texas Pete’s Chicken Wing Sauce” to “Lyle’s Golden Syrup” from Britain, they name shops and websites where you can find […]
Nyon now has a population of 21,000. This milestone was reached in March 2018. There are 129 different nationalities living in the town. Back in 1950, the town had a population of 6,000! Photo above – Sunset over Nyon railway station with of the many cranes that populate the town’s skyline.
Do not be alarmed if you hear sirens at around 13:30 today, the 7th Feb 2018. You are not required to respond to them. This is the annual test of sirens across Switzerland More info here
Interview with professional translator Laurent Sfumat Even if you have lived in French-speaking Switzerland for a while and you can converse in French with relative ease, writing in Swiss French is a different matter, particularly when it comes to writing official letters or business correspondence. There are certain rules and etiquette that need to be […]
From the 1st January this year (2018) the libraries in Nyon, Rolle and Gland are now free for residents! There is no charge to borrow books (both printed and electronic), music CDs and other items. In Nyon, there is both an adult and a children’s library in the town. Nyon’s adult library is in Avenue Viollier […]