Learning French and taking the time to attend classes can often be quite difficult for expatriates with busy schedules. For those who have to travel for business purposes and can’t commit to a fixed language-learning timetable, or for those who are simply busy with family activities, it’s tricky to fit in fixed time language lessons. […]
Five and a half tons of rubbish/garbage, 18 kilos of cigarettes, a bomb, bikes, shopping trolleys, tyres, plastic items, corks, plastic straws, yoghurt pots and finally, an urn! were all found in lac léman last weekend. They were all discovered during a big clean up along the lake (from Geneva to Villeneuve) which was carried out […]
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