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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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  • Head off into the Hills to try Eisstock and Ice Skating! – Free entry on 10th Nov
    Head off into the Hills to try Eisstock and Ice Skating! – Free entry on 10th Nov

    The Ice Rink opens this Saturday 10th November in the village of St-Cergue from 11:00 – 21:30 and on that day, entry to the rink is free. Skates will be available to rent. There are events planned for the opening of the season – a free apéro at 11:00, various rallies during the day including a […] The post Head off into the Hills to try Eisstock and Ice Skating! – Free entry on 10th N...

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  • Open wine cellars this weekend in villages near Nyon -Try the Bourru!
    Open wine cellars this weekend in villages near Nyon -Try the Bourru!

    It’s “Cave Ouvertes” this weekend Saturday 3rd (10:00 – 18:00) and Sunday 4th November (10:00 -16:00) in Begnins, Luins, Vinzel et Bursins. For just CHF15 you are given a special wine tasting glass, you can then visit the wine cellars and taste wine in each of them. There will be a free “navette” bus provided […] The post Open wine cellars this weekend in villages near Nyon -Try t...

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  • Saturday Party by the lake in Nyon to celebrate opening of sauna
    Saturday Party by the lake in Nyon to celebrate opening of sauna

    The Winter season has now started at the Bains de Trois Jetées in Nyon and the outdoor sauna has been installed along the lakeside. There will be a party on Saturday November 3rd to celebrate this new season. There will be music, food, drinks and more at the event from 14:00 onwards. The Bains de Trois […] The post Saturday Party by the lake in Nyon to celebrate opening of sauna appeared fi...

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  • Run through Nyon on Saturday 3rd November
    Run through Nyon on Saturday 3rd November

    Run through the old town of Nyon in the Noviodurun on Sat 3rd November. There are short family runs, runs for children, runs for adults and this year there is an “elite” running category for men and women. Online inscription has now finished but registration is possible at Nyon cinema until the 2nd November. See here. […] The post Run through Nyon on Saturday 3rd November appeared first ...

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  • Three Luxury Ways to Enhance Your Next Vacation
    Three Luxury Ways to Enhance Your Next Vacation

    Vacations are already a luxury that more and more of us around the world are starting to enjoy. Add on top of these lowered travel costs with increase choice in accommodation and even destinations, and your vacation can be anything you want it to be. You can have a truly luxurious getaway, and that definition of luxury can be entirely yours at nearly every budget. All you need is a bit of prep,...

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  • Night Run in Morges, Ciné Club Film, Flea Market in Nyon
    Night Run in Morges, Ciné Club Film, Flea Market in Nyon

    There will be a night run along the lakeside in Morges on Saturday 3rd November from 16:00 -23.00. Proceeds towards charitable causes. Different lengths of runs from 1k to 10k! Registration possible on the day itself. Full details see here  On Saturday the 27th October, there will be a chestnut/food festival at the Salle Communale […] The post Night Run in Morges, Ciné Club Film, Flea Marke...

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  • Second-Hand Shop Celebrates 15 years – Discounts, offers 31 Oct/1st Nov
    Second-Hand Shop Celebrates 15 years – Discounts, offers 31 Oct/1st Nov

    The Salvation Army’s second-hand shop in Nyon will celebrate 15 years in its current location on Wednesday the 31st October and Thursday 1st November, from 09:00 -18:30 (no lunch time closure on these two days). There will be entertainment and discounts – see below. The shop will also be running a special offer on these […] The post Second-Hand Shop Celebrates 15 years – Discounts, offe...

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  • Lagos – Wildchild.
    Lagos – Wildchild.

    I am a Portugal fan. It started by getting there on a solo trip by accident, not really knowing what to expect, besides lovely towns full of tiles and the wild Atlantic roaring in my face. From day one, I was dragged into this beautiful country filled with beautiful sights and very diverse regions that…

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  • Outdoor Skating Rink opens in Nyon Saturday 20th October
    Outdoor Skating Rink opens in Nyon Saturday 20th October

    Although it’s still sunny and warm outside, the (covered) outdoor skating rink in Nyon will open on Saturday 20th October 2018 and remain open until the 10th March 2019. The skating rink will be situated by the lakeside in the town and this year celebrates its 10th year in Nyon. The ice rink can be hired […] The post Outdoor Skating Rink opens in Nyon Saturday 20th October appeared first o...

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  • Disconnect to Reconnect: the Learnings (part 2/2)
    Disconnect to Reconnect: the Learnings (part 2/2)

    I already ranted about our online culture and how we are sometimes getting further away from real connections, to others and our own core. I told you about the opportunity I had to live at the Offline House, away from what I know, between strangers and pine trees. Now it’s time to let you know…

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  • BYREDO Is Taking Over London And Paris – Stores Opening
    BYREDO Is Taking Over London And Paris – Stores Opening

    BYREDO is deploying its worldwide strategy by getting a strong footprint into the luxury retail. This fall the Swedish, Parisian based brand is opening a store in London and in Paris. A beautiful brand for beautiful people in beautiful places. BYREDO London – 42 Lexington Street The London flagship store is an important milestone for the brand retail deployment. The 200m2 store has 2 floors t...

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  • Courses for Children and Students in Coding, Programming, Robotics
    Courses for Children and Students in Coding, Programming, Robotics

    Programme your own Computer game or App – Coding, Adventures in Robotics and more – Day Courses in English for students aged 8-18 A series of courses will take place in Geneva (22- 25th Oct) and Lausanne (23-26th Oct) for children and students aged 8-18 to experience digital game development and learn the language of code. […] The post Courses for Children and Students in Coding, Program...

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  • Pop-up-Shop seeking Vendors – Opportunity to sell your handicrafts.
    Pop-up-Shop seeking Vendors – Opportunity to sell your handicrafts.

    Know-it-all passport is currently seeking vendors for Know-it-all Marketplace. This 2nd pop-up shop (temporary shop) will be held in a central Geneva location for the four weeks lead up to Christmas. If you work and create in any of the areas listed below (or even one that is not listed!) then click here for more […] The post Pop-up-Shop seeking Vendors – Opportunity to sell your handicraft...

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