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  • How to Add a Little Luxury to Your Holiday
    How to Add a Little Luxury to Your Holiday

    Whether you are celebrating an anniversary, an important birthday or even your honeymoon, you will probably want to make your vacation that little bit special. However, as we make our holiday plans, the sometimes astronomical costs of luxury travel can be a little intimidating – even if we are lucky enough to have a healthy amount of budget behind us. When it comes to high-end travel, it’s ...

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  • The Ultimate Bucket List Destinations
    The Ultimate Bucket List Destinations

    Whether you’re 20, 30, 50, or even 80, bucket lists are a popular way to highlight what you want to experience and do in life, helping you tick them off one by one. One widespread trend on bucket lists is certainly to travel the globe. Often, people wish they traveled more, but with a vast world to explore, how do you decide on the best destinations to visit? The following five destinations f...

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  • One Festival Closes in Nyon this weekend- Another opens 14th August
    One Festival Closes in Nyon this weekend- Another opens 14th August

    The 26th Rive Jazzy Festival ends its season in Nyon this weekend, the 10th and 11th August 2019. There will be free live music concerts playing from 11:30 until 23:30 on Saturday 10th, and from 13:30 until 21:00 on Sunday 11th down by the lakeside. See programme here. No sooner has one festival finished in […] The post One Festival Closes in Nyon this weekend- Another opens 14th August appea...

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  • Swiss National Day Celebrations in Nyon
    Swiss National Day Celebrations in Nyon

    Happy Swiss National Day to all readers! If you are you new to the town, you might like to know there will be an official ceremony in Nyon today, the 1st August, followed by celebrations later on in the evening. The official ceremony takes place at the Esplanade des Marroniers (by the Roman columns) At […] The post Swiss National Day Celebrations in Nyon appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • How to Capture the Very Best Vacation Memories
    How to Capture the Very Best Vacation Memories

    A luxury vacation is something that you want to remember forever. No matter what type of vacation you’re about to embark on, you’ll never want to forget those boutique shopping trips, breathtaking views, and romantic moments. That’s why souvenirs and keepsakes are such bestsellers around the world. For those that don’t want their homes filled with the tat of the average tourist, there a...

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  • Paléo ends with Beethoven’s 5th and Jane Birkin
    Paléo ends with Beethoven’s 5th and Jane Birkin

    So that’s it from Paléo 2019 folks! We will leave you with a resumé of the festival from today’s press conference and a couple of videos from Sunday afternoon. If you are on the festival grounds, enjoy the fireworks! Photo above – behind the scenes At the final Paléo press conference on Sunday afternoon, Daniel […] The post Paléo ends with Beethoven’s 5th and Jane Birkin appeared ...

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  • Stormy night, Smells of Sage and Eclectic Music – Paléo Day 4
    Stormy night, Smells of Sage and Eclectic Music – Paléo Day 4

    A wide range of music on Friday, more on Saturday’s line-up It was hot and humid early on Friday evening at Paléo and clouds began to gather over the festival grounds. See the wind whipping up the tent ropes of the Dome Tent in the video below. Despite the impending storm, the band inside the […] The post Stormy night, Smells of Sage and Eclectic Music – Paléo Day 4 appeared first on Li...

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  • Fighting Food Waste at Paléo
    Fighting Food Waste at Paléo

    Did you know that the App “Too Good to Go” is operating at Paléo? This App helps in the fight against food waste. Users of the App can search for, and buy unsold food at drastically reduced prices (at the end of the day of trading) from shops and restaurants all over the world, including […] The post Fighting Food Waste at Paléo appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • Paléo is for kids (and big kids!)
    Paléo is for kids (and big kids!)

    Tucked away in a corner of the Paléo grounds is an area completely dedicated to children aged 6- 12 called Miel-Mélo. See its location here on the Paléo map. It’s open every day until 22:00 and offers a smoke and alcohol free area, away from the bands and music. We published an article about this area back […] The post Paléo is for kids (and big kids!) appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • Keeping Cool in the Canicule at Paléo
    Keeping Cool in the Canicule at Paléo

    Jonas Parson has done a great job of summing up the first night on Paléo in the previous article. Check out his recommendation of where to find some craft beer to drink at the festival. Jonas has been covering Paléo for many years, see photo at the end of this post. Last night certainly was […] The post Keeping Cool in the Canicule at Paléo appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • A scorching start to Paléo, with devilish Quebec folk-rock (and craft beer on the grounds!!)
    A scorching start to Paléo, with devilish Quebec folk-rock (and craft beer on the grounds!!)

    The first day of the Paléo Festival was a scorcher, with temperatures set to rise these next few days. This didn’t seem to bother the artists nor the crowd, and the first few concerts of the festival were just as explosive and joyful as usual, turning the heat up (which didn’t really seem possible). This […] The post A scorching start to Paléo, with devilish Quebec folk-rock (and craft ...

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  • Behind the scenes at Paléo – The New and Bigger, Main stage
    Behind the scenes at Paléo – The New and Bigger, Main stage

    The Grande Scène (main stage) at Paléo is bigger this year! The stage is now built and ready to welcome the artists and bands who will perform at the festival which begins tomorrow, the 23rd July. Check out the view the performers get from the front of the stage in the photo below (without the […] The post Behind the scenes at Paléo – The New and Bigger, Main stage appeared first on Livi...

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  • Take in the atmosphere (and a glass of wine) at the Fête des Vignerons
    Take in the atmosphere (and a glass of wine) at the Fête des Vignerons

    The Fête des Vignerons (the Winegrowers’ festival) in Vevey began on the 18th July and runs until the 11th August 2019. They say most people only get to see two Fête des Vignerons in their lifetime as they only take place five times in a century. So now is your chance. The last Fête was […] The post Take in the atmosphere (and a glass of wine) at the Fête des Vignerons appeared first on...

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  • Special offers on InterSoccer football camps for Living in Nyon readers
    Special offers on InterSoccer football camps for Living in Nyon readers

    InterSoccer are offering several discounts on their football camps, which begin at Colovray in Nyon on Monday, 22 July. Boys and girls of all abilities are welcome to the camps, whether just starting out in football, or wanting to improve their game. There will be Mini Camps (mornings only) for children aged 3-5, Junior Camps (ages […] The post Special offers on InterSoccer football camps fo...

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  • How to Add Luxury to Your Vacation?
    How to Add Luxury to Your Vacation?

    Although backpacking and interrailing are fashionable among young people at the moment, there is no reason why you shouldn’t think about indulging in some hard-earned luxury on your vacation. Going on vacation should be the reward for months of hard work, making time to recharge and de-stress before you return to daily life, and going on a luxury vacation can help you to achieve this. Find a ...

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  • 6 Mistakes That Could Ruin Your High-End Trip to Australia
    6 Mistakes That Could Ruin Your High-End Trip to Australia

    Planning on travelling to Australia? You are probably bubbling with anticipation as you think about all the things you could see or do. A mixture of excitement and anxiety engulfs you as you scour the Internet looking for useful tips. Yet, nothing can truly prepare you for Australia. The incredible sights and sounds are something you are unlikely to forget for years to come. Nevertheless, certa...

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  • Dreamy Malta, Sicily & Southern Italy Itineraries That Will Make You Wish You Had A Yacht
    Dreamy Malta, Sicily & Southern Italy Itineraries That Will Make You Wish You Had A Yacht

    There are few things more exciting than travelling the world, exploring all of mother nature’s highlights and soaking up new cultures that you wouldn’t otherwise encounter. And while it can be all too easy to fall back on a standard holiday spot once you find somewhere you like, life is so much more exciting when you try something new. That’s why, for those looking to break free of their ...

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  • Gourmet Hike 6th July – Go for “une glace” in France!
    Gourmet Hike 6th July – Go for “une glace” in France!

    Gourmet Hike, Cooling of in Yvoire, Julius Caesar has left town, Rive Jazzy starts this weekend There will be a Guided Gourmet Hike on the 6th July (departure from the car park of La Givrine) from 08:00 -14:00.  A guide will lead you to a dairy in a mountain pasture, you will also get to see the […] The post Gourmet Hike 6th July – Go for “une glace” in France! appeared first on Livi...

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  • Take in the Sun on the Most Coveted Beaches in Côte d’Azur
    Take in the Sun on the Most Coveted Beaches in Côte d’Azur

    The south of France has some of the finest beaches in the world, making this region of the country a perennial playground of the rich and famous. With azure waters, powder white sand, tranquil sailboats bobbing in the distance, and the occasional celebrity cameo, Côte d’Azur has been a staple destination of choice in the itinerary of jet set tourists since the middle of the twentieth century...

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  • Keeping cool in La Dôle – Suggested walk in the hills near Nyon
    Keeping cool in La Dôle – Suggested walk in the hills near Nyon

    If are looking for a good way to cool off and get away from the hot temperatures, La Dôle could be the perfect destination if you are willing to get up early and don’t mind a walk. One Living in Nyon reader did just that on Saturday morning. Here’s his advice. “I jumped on the […] The post Keeping cool in La Dôle – Suggested walk in the hills near Nyon appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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