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Tue 31

Iris flower show

May 1 @ 9 h 00 min - June 19 @ 18 h 00 min
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Luna Park

May 4 @ 8 h 00 min - June 5 @ 17 h 00 min
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An Enchanted Walk in Geneva, by Crisitina Rodriguez

May 25 @ 10 h 00 min - July 3 @ 18 h 00 min
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Montreux Volley Masters 2016

May 31 @ 8 h 00 min - June 5 @ 17 h 00 min

Swiss Life

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Surprisingly, Swiss think the grass is greener in this country

A recent study by Geneva-based Livewhat, asked people from nine european nations what they thought about living conditions in one another’s country on a scale of 0 to 10. A score of 6 or more was considered good. The countries included were: Italy, Greece, UK, Spain, Poland, Germany, France, Sweden and Switzerland. In addition, each group was asked […]

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New Swiss police cat

On 1 April, Vaud Police presented their new police cat. The cat dressed in a police harness had its pictures posted on the Vaud Police’s Facebook page. The point of the post was to use April fools day and a cat in uniform to remind people not to believe everything they see online and maintain […]

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Activities

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Enjoying parks and nature reserves

SPRING-SUMMER-AUTUMN This is the first in a series of articles on Swiss national parks and nature reserves. This year’s bountiful grape harvest has been brought in, the migratory birds are gathering and the leaves are turning. Whether for … [Read more...]

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Geocaching: great summer fun

Looking for a fun outdoor activity (with or without kids) this summer? Then play GEOCACHING! It is treasure-hunting using a GPS unit! Geocaching is most often described as a “game of high-tech hide and seek”, sharing many aspects with … [Read more...]

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