Le Verre à Monique

Le Verre à Monique has come out of my dreams and into my neighbourhood. This chic Art Deco cocktail bar is… Fabulous!! It’s the little details that make Le Verre à Monique so special, stunning mirrors, traditional glassware, crystal and be sure to check out the walls. With a fabulous selection of cocktails (traditional, sweet, dry, … Continue reading

Day Tripping – Lausanne

I spent an absolutely glorious day wandering the streets of Lausanne, getting lost and walking up what felt like a never-ending hill. Only a short train ride from Geneva, Lausanne has an entirely different feel, what first struck me was the noticeable absence of bulk bikes surrounding the train station (about 20 minutes into my walking … Continue reading

Streets of your Town

Wandering, long considered one of my favourite pass times, I love nothing more then landing in a new city and getting lost. Taking meandering paths and quiet streets, this exploration tends to lead to some fabulous finds and spots only frequented by locals and those in the know. I’ve been living in Geneva for almost … Continue reading

What’s happening… This weekend (25th May – 27th May)

A little list of things happening this weekend in and around Geneva. Have an event you would like to share/something we missed? Please feel free to post details in the comments below. –       Carouge festival continues all weekend… A celebration of things Carouge! –       Lovers of rock, Deportivo are playing at Mad Geneve, check out the … Continue reading

What’s happening… This weekend (11th May – 13th May)

A little list of things happening this weekend in and around Geneva. Have an event you would like to share/something we missed? Please feel free to post details in the comments below. – Jopo pop up store at the Square – Dear Geneva will be there from 17h, so pop by and say hello. – … Continue reading

Jopo pop-up store at The Square

Just a little reminder about the Jopo pop-up store at The Square this week, if you haven’t already been, it’s definitely worth a look. Super cute new colours, fabulous bike accessories (bells and baskets) and a chance to take a Jopo for a spin. Open daily (Mon-Fri 10-19, Sat 10-16) until Saturday 12th May Address: … Continue reading

What’s happening… this weekend (4th May – 7th May)

A little list of things happening this weekend in and around Geneva. Have an event you would like to share/something we missed? Please feel free to post details in the comments below. – Jopo pop up stall at the Square – Dear Geneva will be there from 17h, so pop by and say hello. – … Continue reading

Sunday Survival Guide

Sundays in Geneva have recently become my favourite day, Ok, I admit it took a little adjusting to the whole 6 day trading, but, now I just see it as a guilt free day. Most things are closed, therefore there is no pressure to do anything, no need to pay bills, do the shopping, or … Continue reading

Best of… Geneva Summer (Part 3)

Following on from Part 1 and Part 2 6) Markets  We have posted before, here, with details about the flea markets (Wednesday and Saturday in PlainPalais), but there is a fabulous array of markets around the city during summer. There is an extensive list here and here, some of the info needs a little update, … Continue reading

Best of… Geneva Summer (Part 2)

Following on from Part 1… 3) Outdoor Bars Nothing says summer more then soaking up the afternoon sun, wine/beer in hand, sitting and enjoying the outdoors. Geneva does this really well, with it’s spectacular surrounds and most bars setting up large outdoor areas there is plenty to choose from. Here are just a few of … Continue reading