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.
If you are looking for a bit of sunshine and fun this weekend, how about travelling to Sion in the Valais? It’s around one hour 40 minutes on the train from Nyon and a little less to drive there. Météo Suisse is currently forecasting sunshine in the afternoon for Saturday 10th February, perfect for the Carnival […]
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
The January 2018 Living in the Know podcast (a collaboration between Living in Nyon and Know-it all Passport) comes with suggestions of activities in the Geneva and La Côte area, from twirling to curling, playing Scrabble in English or French, line dancing, improvisation classes, singing, capoeira, and more! On the “French minute” section, Catherine discovers what a boîte […]
Offshoots – Writing from Geneva, Living along Lac Léman, The Summer Guest, 99.9 Ways to Travel Switzerland, The Gilded Chalet. In the recent Living in the Know audio “advent calendar” podcast, Catherine and Lisa suggested 24 gift ideas including several books that are set in Switzerland or have been written by authors living in this country. […]