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  • Christmas Market, Late Night Shopping in Nyon – Help a local child
    Christmas Market, Late Night Shopping in Nyon – Help a local child

    There will be a Christmas Market in Nyon from the 14th until the 23rd December with mini chalets in Place Bel Air, Place St-Martin and Rue de la Gare. There will also be late night shopping until 21:00 on the 19th, 20th and 21st December. On those dates, parking will be free in La Combe […] The post Christmas Market, Late Night Shopping in Nyon – Help a local child appeared first on Living ...

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  • VOYAGER À HO CHI MINH VILLE

    PETITES AVENTURES AU VIETNAM Ayant déjà voyagé en Asie (Corée du Sud, Laos, Japon), le mois dernier, on m’a offert la possibilité de faire équipe avec Fly Edelweiss pour aller au Vietnam / HCMV. Cette collaboration a eu lieu parce que la compagnie venait de lancer son nouveau vol direct reliant l’aéroport international de Zurich à Ho Chi Minh Ville. Le 15 novembre, j’ai donc pris ...

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  • TRAVELING TO HO CHI MINH CITY

    TRAVELING TO HO CHI MINH CITY / VIETNAM Having already traveled in Asia (South Korea, Laos, Japan), last month I was offered the opportunity to partner up with Fly Edelweiss to go to Vietnam/HCMC. This collaboration took place because the company had just launched their new direct flight connecting Zurich International Airport to Ho Chi Minh City. I took the very first plane on November 15th, w...

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  • Visions du Réel celebrates its 50th jubilee in 2017 – Werner Herzog present
    Visions du Réel celebrates its 50th jubilee in 2017 – Werner Herzog present

    Visions du Réel, Nyon’s International Documentary Film Festival has unveiled the poster for its next edition, will be held from 5 -13 April 2019. It has also announced that it will pay tribute to Werner Herzog, one of the world’s major filmmakers during the festival’s 50th edition. The filmmaker will be in Nyon and will be […] The post Visions du Réel celebrates its 50th jubilee in 2...

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  • Franz Ferdinand, Morcheeba and more performing at Caribana 2019
    Franz Ferdinand, Morcheeba and more performing at Caribana 2019

    Part of the line-up for Caribana 2019 has now been revealed. Bands and artists playing at this lakeside festival near Nyon, include Franz Ferdinand playing on Wednesday 5th June, Morcheeba on the 6th, and Caravan Palace on Friday 7th June. Tickets are now on sale – Caribana operates an early bird ticketing system, the earlier […] The post Franz Ferdinand, Morcheeba and more performing at Ca...

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  • The 3D Printing Revolution – Networking Lunch in Nyon 7 December
    The 3D Printing Revolution – Networking Lunch in Nyon 7 December

      There will be a demonstration of 3D printing by FabLab La Côte at the next Nyon Business Forum  lunch event in Nyon on Friday 7th December from 14:00 -16:00. This will take place at ATELIER 9 Rue du Vieux-Marché 9 1260 Nyon  Cost CHF 40 to include lunch. Registration required – contact Bob Jenefsky on 079 202 […] The post The 3D Printing Revolution – Networking Lunch in Nyon 7 D...

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  • Desert Nights Camp – a detour into the desert
    Desert Nights Camp – a detour into the desert

    We highly recommend going on an adventure to a desert camp not far from Al Wasil. It it only takes a 15-minute drive from Al Wasil to get there. So, here is how we experienced our detour to the dunes: The dunes and dromedaries (isn’t that what they call those one-humped camels?) are the real... Please click the title to read the full travelogue including all photographs on travelmemo.com

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  • Audio Advent Calendar – 24 gift ideas that can be bought locally
    Audio Advent Calendar – 24 gift ideas that can be bought locally

    Catherine from Living in Nyon, and Lisa from Know-it-all Passport, are back with their “audio” Advent Calendar for 2018 with 24 gift ideas. Many of their suggestions can be bought locally. These range from subscription services for spas and body treatments, bouquets of flowers and socks (a “sockscription”!) yoga, snowshoe and wine weekends away, a gorgeous […] The post Audio Advent C...

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  • Travelling dentists, Women in Swiss military, Abandoned elephants – Two Photo Exhibitions
    Travelling dentists, Women in Swiss military, Abandoned elephants – Two Photo Exhibitions

    The Château of Prangins is currently hosting two important photo exhibitions: World Press Photo 2018, which continues until the 9th December 2018 and Swiss Press Photo 2018, which runs until the 3rd March 2019.  There is an extensive range of photos in both of these current exhibitions across many categories:  portrait, environment, sports, nature, spot news […] The post Travelling dentis...

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  • Vide Dressing- Second Hand Clothes Sale in Nyon – Sat 24 November
    Vide Dressing- Second Hand Clothes Sale in Nyon – Sat 24 November

    There will be a  Charity *”Vide Dressing” at the Galerie Murandaz in Nyon on Saturday 24th November from 10:00 – 17:00. This event is organised by the Soroptimist International Club of Nyon.  The Galerie Murandaz is at Chemin du Midi 8, Nyon, very near to the La Combe shopping Centre. Monies raised will go towards ELàN […] The post Vide Dressing- Second Hand Clothes Sale in Nyon –...

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  • Traditional Pantomime in English in Nyon – Family Entertainment
    Traditional Pantomime in English in Nyon – Family Entertainment

    There will be a traditional English pantomime in Nyon on 24-25 November and 30 Nov -2nd Dec.  The Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale “The Little Mermaid” will be performed in English at the Théâtre de Marens by GAOS (Geneva Amateur Operatic Society). If you have never been to a pantomime before, now’s your chance, it’s […] The post Traditional Pantomime in English in Nyon – Famil...

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  • Mentoring Workshop – 20th November 2018 Château de Bossey
    Mentoring Workshop – 20th November 2018 Château de Bossey

    One day workshop at the Château de Bossey that explores how to amplify talent through mentoring, focussing on the experiential & practical versus the academic & theoretical. The Château de Bossey is around a 15-minute drive from Nyon. Learn how to gain maximum benefit from mentoring – the ‘how’ of mentoring as well as the ‘what’. […] The post Mentoring Workshop – 20th N...

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  • Cocktail Dînatoire in the cave of Nyon’s Château – 29 November
    Cocktail Dînatoire in the cave of Nyon’s Château – 29 November

    There will be a cocktail dînatoire with music in the cave of Nyon’s château on Thursday 29th November. This event is organised by Le Ladies Circle of Nyon La Côte. The theme of the evening is orange so wear something orange coloured on the night! Tickets are CHF 50 person and all proceeds will go […] The post Cocktail Dînatoire in the cave of Nyon’s Château – 29 November appeared f...

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  • Glacier Boutique Hotel in Grindelwald:  Design meets the Eiger North Face
    Glacier Boutique Hotel in Grindelwald: Design meets the Eiger North Face

    An ex-base jumper and her cross-triathlete husband together open a boutique hotel in Grindelwald. How will that work out?  Justine Pyott, pert base jumper from Paris popped the question in Grindelwald’s Glacier Restaurant if the hotel above it was for sale. Her husband Jan Pyott wants to take... Please click the title to read the full travelogue including all photographs on travelmemo.com

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  • Hiking the Eiger panorama trail from First via Bachalpsee to the Bussalp
    Hiking the Eiger panorama trail from First via Bachalpsee to the Bussalp

    The Eiger panorama trail is one of many hikes around Grindelwald First. It promises an overwhelming view of the Eiger north face — so long as the weather cooperates… With the imposing mountain scenery of the Eiger and the Wetterhorn surrounding it, Grindelwald in Switzerland’s Bernese... Please click the title to read the full travelogue including all photographs on travelmemo.com

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  • Local Business on the Right track with Flower Subscription gift idea
    Local Business on the Right track with Flower Subscription gift idea

    Beautiful blooms delivered to your door. Win a Christmas flower arrangement! Converted out of the old railway station in Céligny (just a few miles from Nyon), is a stylish atelier and business called “Miss Daisy” run by Rose Mensing and Yvette Donkervoort. Photo above – Left to right – Yvette and Rose In their workshop, […] The post Local Business on the Right track with Flower Subsc...

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  • Discover hidden Art studios and Workshops – Open in Nyon for one day
    Discover hidden Art studios and Workshops – Open in Nyon for one day

    Tucked away in Nyon’s side streets and buildings are many artist studios, workshops, and galleries that aren’t always open to members of the public. Some are hidden away in old medieval buildings! However, on Saturday the 10th November, these places will be open to visitors for Nyon’s very first, Journée des Arts – Arts Day. The […] The post Discover hidden Art studios and Workshops...

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