Living in Nyon


  • Sunday afternoon classical concert – 21 January in Nyon
    Sunday afternoon classical concert – 21 January in Nyon

    Sunday afternoon concerts begin at the Conservatoire of L’Ouest Vaudois in Nyon  On 21st January the first of the COV Sunday afternoon’s concerts begin with “Cabaret Songs” with Lamia Beuque (vocals) and Claire Schwob on piano. The concert starts at 17:00. Tickets can be reserved by email in advance  info.nyon@cov-vd.ch or at the door on the day […] The post Sunday afternoon classi

    Read more
  • Nyon railway station to be non-smoking from 1st February
    Nyon railway station to be non-smoking from 1st February

    Nyon railway station will be a completely non-smoking railway station beginning the 1st February 2018. Smoking will be banned on the platform, in station buildings, and in the underpass below the station. This non-smoking ban is part of a new initiative by CFF, however, it is a trial only at this stage to last for several […] The post Nyon railway station to be non-smoking from

    Read more
  • Merry Christmas to all Readers!  Events 22 December 2017 – 7 January 2018
    Merry Christmas to all Readers! Events 22 December 2017 – 7 January 2018

    Living in Nyon would like to wish all our readers a Very Merry Christmas and a Joyeux Noël! Thankyou for your support in 2017 and thankyou too to all our advertisers (see sidebar) who help keep the site online. Our next post will be on January 4th 2018.  Here is a selection of events coming […] The post Merry Christmas to all Readers! Events 22 December 2017 – 7 Ja

    Read more
  • Raising Multilingual Children Workshops in Geneva and Lausanne – January 16 and 17
    Raising Multilingual Children Workshops in Geneva and Lausanne – January 16 and 17

    Raising Multilingual Children – Two evening workshops by Tracey Tokuhama-Espinosa, specialist in education and neuroscience.  Monday 16 January 2018 in Geneva Tuesday 17 January 2018 in Lausanne Tracey Tokuhama-Espinosa, the author of “Raising Multilingual Children” and 5 other books on the brain and learning, is visiting Switzerland to present her dynamic workshops. Tracey is half Japanese-American, […] The post

    Read more
  • Gift suggestions – books set in Switzerland or written by local authors
    Gift suggestions – books set in Switzerland or written by local authors

    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. […] The post Gift sugges

    Read more
  • Paddington 2 – Movie in English Monday 11th December at 20:30
    Paddington 2 – Movie in English Monday 11th December at 20:30

    Paddington 2 is the Monday movie in English at Nyon Capitole cinema, at 20:30 tonight the 11th December. A living in Nyon reader has already seen the film and describes it as “Charming!” Synopsis – Settled in with the Brown family, Paddington the bear is a popular member of the community who spreads joy and […] The post Paddington 2 – Movie in English Monday 11th December at 2

    Read more
  • Appeal to readers. Missing man Bernard Ross seen in Nyon on Friday night
    Appeal to readers. Missing man Bernard Ross seen in Nyon on Friday night

    An appeal goes out to Living in Nyon readers to keep an eye out for Bernard Ross. He is a former UEFA chief and he has been missing for several weeks. More details in this BBC story here. He has recently been seen in the Nyon area on Friday night. He was wearing a flat cap, […] The post Appeal to readers. Missing man Bernard Ross seen in Nyon on Friday night a

    Read more
  • Sustainable Economic Development in Nyon – Lunchtime talk 8th December
    Sustainable Economic Development in Nyon – Lunchtime talk 8th December

    The next Nyon Business Forum lunchtime talk is entitled “Sustainable Economic Development in Nyon on Friday 8th December at 12:00 -13:45. The talk will be in French (anglophones welcome!) and will be given by Daniel Rossellat, mayor of Nyon and founder of the Paléo festival. These friendly lunchtime talks (20mins only!) are part of a series of […] The post Sustainabl

    Read more
  • Afrobeat at Usine à Gaz – Sat 2nd December
    Afrobeat at Usine à Gaz – Sat 2nd December

    Photo above – Sean Kuti – courtesy Usine à Gaz A bit of Afrobeat to warm up the weekend in Nyon Seun Kuti and Egypt 80 will be playing at the Usine a Gaz in Nyon on Saturday 2nd December. Doors open at 21:00 Concert at 21:30   The post Afrobeat at Usine à Gaz – Sat 2nd December appeared first on Living in Nyon.

    Read more
  • “Advent Calendar” Podcast with 24 Gift ideas from the local area and Switzerland
    “Advent Calendar” Podcast with 24 Gift ideas from the local area and Switzerland

    It’s the 1st December so Lisa from Know-it-all passport and Catherine from Living in Nyon have produced an audio “Advent Calendar” podcast with 24 gift ideas. Most of the gift suggestions are locally sourced in Nyon, Geneva or can be bought in Switzerland. There’s even an idea a couple of last-minute gift suggestions you can buy at […] The post “Advent Cale

    Read more
  • Warm up with a Sausage, a Fondue and Glass of wine for CHF 20! Special offer
    Warm up with a Sausage, a Fondue and Glass of wine for CHF 20! Special offer

    Gastrovaud (the association of restaurants and cafés in Vaud) has a special offer for Friday the 1st and Saturday the 2nd December 2017. The offer is called “Pintes Ouvertes” and it lets you try out a typical menu of the region. The menu consists of a dry Vaudois sausage with baguette, a 100% Swiss cheese fondue (AOP) with bread […] The post Warm up with a Saus

    Read more
  • Simple Minds, Passenger, The Script and Status Quo at Caribana 2018
    Simple Minds, Passenger, The Script and Status Quo at Caribana 2018

    Rocking all over the world including Caribana! Caribana has announced the first round of the names of artists due to play at Caribana Festival 2018 which will take place from the 6th -10th June. Status Quo, Simple Minds, Passenger, The Script, Petit Biscuit, Ofenbach, Eluveitie, Protoje and the Indiggnation are already on the line-up for this […] The post Simple Minds,

    Read more
  • World Press Photo exhibition 2017 now on in Prangins
    World Press Photo exhibition 2017 now on in Prangins

    Every year the Château de Prangins hosts both the Swiss Press Photo exhibition and the World Press Photo Exhibition. Both exhibitions are now open to the public. The winning entries in the World Press Photo Exhibition 2017 were chosen from among 80,000 photos taken by more than 5,000 photojournalists and documentary photographers from over 126 […] The post World Press Photo exhibition 2017 now on in Prangins appeared

    Read more
  • Paléo poster for 2018 revealed
    Paléo poster for 2018 revealed

    Paléo Festival has unveiled its poster for 2018. The poster was designed by students Jodie Aeschlimann and Joanne Joho who have just finished their second year in visual communication at HEAD (Geneva University for Art and Design). The students said –  “We wanted to integrate all the elements that make up the soul of Paléo in the same […] The post Paléo poster for 2018 revealed appeared first on

    Read more
  • The Sounds of Tango and Tzigane – Concerts in Nyon and Gland
    The Sounds of Tango and Tzigane – Concerts in Nyon and Gland

    Spice up the start to Christmas with the enchanting sounds of tango and tzigane! Concerts on Thursday 7th and Friday 8th December in the Temple of Nyon and on Saturday the 9th at the Temple in Gland. These concerts will feature local virtuoso pan-pipe player Michel Tirabosco and the Ensemble Choral de la Côte, in a […] The post The Sounds of Tango and Tzigane – Concerts in Nyo

    Read more
  • Classical concert for young children – Sunday 26th November at 11:00
    Classical concert for young children – Sunday 26th November at 11:00

    The COV (Conservatoire de L’Ouest Vaudois) are giving a “Musical Tales” concert for young children on Sunday 26th November at 11:00.  Free entry for children under the age of 10. Listen to the story of the “bass” elephant and the voice of the “cello” swan! Tartine and chocolate served at the concert. See poster. The post Classical concert for young children – Sunday 26t

    Read more
  • Sale of Handbags and Vintage Scarves for charitable cause – Saturday 25th Nov
    Sale of Handbags and Vintage Scarves for charitable cause – Saturday 25th Nov

    There will be a “grand” sale of handbags and vintage scarves on Saturday 25th November in Nyon to raise funds for a school in Kigali, Rwanda. This sale will take place from 10:00 -13:00 at the Galerie Murandaz in Nyon, (this is a few doors down from the La Combe shopping centre) at Chemin du Midi […] The post Sale of Handbags and Vintage Scarves for charitable

    Read more
  • Weekend for Tin-Tin fans in Nyon and Gland
    Weekend for Tin-Tin fans in Nyon and Gland

    This weekend there will be two “Rire avec Hergé” (laugh with Hergé) events in Nyon, on Saturday the 25th November and in Gland on the 26th.  On Saturday at the Musée du Léman there will be a conference entitled “Suspense et gags” based around the book “The Calculus Affair” (Nyon is featured in this book) and on […] The post Weekend for Tin-Tin fans in Nyon and Gland appeared first on

    Read more

What is Coolblogging

Coolblogging is a project created to showcase the immense quality of the swiss blogosphere.

We aggregate blogs, increase their visibility through a magazine like site creating a pleasant reading experience.

All the content you can read here, belongs to the blog owners.

What we can do for you

If you are a blogger

You can add your blog as long as it is swiss based.

If you are a brand

You wish to advertise here?

Keep in touch

Receive news about our services and projects.

Recent tweets