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  • A Train trip from Nyon to see the Mirage – A Mirrored Chalet in the hills above Gstaad
    A Train trip from Nyon to see the Mirage – A Mirrored Chalet in the hills above Gstaad

    Day trip by train from Nyon to see the Mirage – check out our video below High up in the hills above Gstaad, there’s an art installation called Mirage. Created by Doug Aitken, it’s in a stunning setting and a fabulous place to visit. It’s easy to do this using the Swiss railway network, followed […] The post A Train trip from Nyon to see the Mirage – A Mirrored Chalet in the hills a...

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  • Ten Of The Best Yacht Clubs In The World
    Ten Of The Best Yacht Clubs In The World

    Renowned for their historic sailing traditions and regattas, sumptuous settings and notoriously exclusive membership, the following are ten of the best yacht clubs in the world.   Discover the best yacht clubs in the world Yacht Club de Monaco Founded in 1953 by Prince Rainier III and presided over by Prince Albert II, this Monaco yacht club boasts a Norman Foster designed clubhouse and a p...

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  • Nyon Museums Re-Open on 16 May. Iris Gardens at Château de Vullierens now Open
    Nyon Museums Re-Open on 16 May. Iris Gardens at Château de Vullierens now Open

    The three museums of Nyon: the Lake Museum, the Château of Nyon and the Roman Museum will reopen on Saturday 16 May. The number of visitors allowed in each museum is limited. The maximum number of people allowed in each room is displayed at the entrance.  Hand gel is available to the public at the entrance […] The post Nyon Museums Re-Open on 16 May. Iris Gardens at Château de Vullierens ...

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  • News on Nyon events. Swiss Government Guidelines re Covid – 19
    News on Nyon events. Swiss Government Guidelines re Covid – 19

    Events cancelled.  Paléo line-up postponed. Suggestions for local walks. Due to the current Covid-19 situation, many events in Nyon and the surrounding area have been cancelled, from the Green Film Festival (which was due to take place this weekend), to the cancellation of special cruises on the CGN ferries. Local schools have been closed, sporting […] The post News on Nyon events. Swiss Go...

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  • Top Recommendations For Best Hiking Clothes
    Top Recommendations For Best Hiking Clothes

    Ensuring the availability of all the right equipment like a backpack, maps, and other gear is a must if you’re gearing up to go for a hike. However, if you don’t wear the right clothes, your trip could become an unpleasant experience. If you know the type of trail you’ll be on, the temperature, the climate, and the duration of you being outdoors, then you must ensure that you carry the ri...

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  • Celebrating New Year’s Eve with your couple
    Celebrating New Year’s Eve with your couple

    Nobody wants to be that person who turns up to a New Year’s Eve party empty-handed. When your generous hosts have been running around like headless chickens to ensure you have a sumptuous feast and all the bells and whistles you could possibly wish for when the clock strikes 12, it’s always nice to offer a token of appreciation. If your gift-buying inspiration has run dry in the run-up th...

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  • Croatian Treasures
    Croatian Treasures

    With clear Adriatic sea, brilliant coastline, and beautiful beaches, Croatia attracts a growing number of yacht lovers each year. Many people indeed recognized that the best way to explore Croatia during summer months is to go on cruising adventure. With the help of a professional crew, you will get to see some of the most beautiful places and enjoy your carefree time with family, friends or lo...

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  • The Léman Express – New Rail Network to Launch on 15th December
    The Léman Express – New Rail Network to Launch on 15th December

    Day out to Annecy or Evian-les-Bains, by train from Coppet! The New Léman Express is due to launch on the 15th December 2019. This is a massive new rail network (work began over 8 years ago!) and it will extend across Geneva and Vaud and into neighbouring France. Léman Express trains are timed to coordinate […] The post The Léman Express – New Rail Network to Launch on 15th December appe...

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  • The 5 Most Unexpected And Astonishing Landscapes To See In 2020
    The 5 Most Unexpected And Astonishing Landscapes To See In 2020

    If wanderlust fuels your spirit, and exploration ignites your soul, then you’re likely already dreaming of all the places you’ll visit in 2020. The hardest part of being a traveler is narrowing down your options and choosing where to go next. Traveling to a place that’s rich in natural beauty is beneficial for the body, mind, and soul. Here are five of the most unexpected and astonishing ...

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  • News from elsewhere – From ban on polluting vehicles to skiing and Scrabble
    News from elsewhere – From ban on polluting vehicles to skiing and Scrabble

    Polluting Cars, Early season skiing, La Côte, Helicopter pilots in Alps, Ice Climbing, Nyon TV and more. From time to time, Living in Nyon highlights articles from other websites in Switzerland that readers may find interesting or useful. Photo above – C.Nelson-Pollard. Coppet as seen from the train, en-route to Geneva. Ban on Polluting cars […] The post News from elsewhere – From ban on...

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  • The “Bar à Bulles” By Ruinart At The Beau-Rivage Palace In Lausanne – Now Open For The Season
    The “Bar à Bulles” By Ruinart At The Beau-Rivage Palace In Lausanne – Now Open For The Season

    Lausanne is a beautiful place to be in Winter. The magnificence of the natural landscape, the closeness of ski slopes and the exquisite choice of unique places make the Swiss city a great destination for an evening, a weekend or more. The Beau-Rivage Palace is a luxury destination and a place one-in-a-kind. For the third time, a “Bar à Bulles” by Ruinart opens on the Lobby Lounge terrace f...

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  • The Most Exquisitely Beautiful Places in the World That You Have to See
    The Most Exquisitely Beautiful Places in the World That You Have to See

    The world that we live in has hundreds of breathtaking places to visit; it’s no shock that people who love to travel can rarely visit every place on Earth that they want to. It’s too big! That’s why almost everyone makes a list – a list that encompasses the best of the best places. A list that includes their ‘traveling goals,’ per say.  But some people don’t know where to start t...

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  • Luxury holidays on the Turkish coastline
    Luxury holidays on the Turkish coastline

    Luxury cruise tourism attracts many luxury-lovers and perhaps Turkey isn’t the first country that would immediately cross your mind once you start thinking about luxury cruise destinations, but this country truly is a hidden gem that hides many exclusive places that you can’t afford to miss. Turkey has an increasing number of visitors each year and to maximize your time, so you can explore ...

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  • Nyon Région Tourism has an App! – Discover the region’s walks and activities from your phone
    Nyon Région Tourism has an App! – Discover the region’s walks and activities from your phone

    There is now a new App called “Nyon:Guide” where you can find out about the great walks that can be had around the local area in English, French and German. Whether it’s on the lakeside, in the vineyards, in the heart of the Jura or in local towns, each itinerary offers a series of points […] The post Nyon Région Tourism has an App! – Discover the region’s walks and activities from...

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  • Bilbao: from industrial ugly duckling to designer swan
    Bilbao: from industrial ugly duckling to designer swan

    Thanks to the Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao has transformed itself from an ugly industrial duckling into a designer swan. Here's a few of its eye-catchers: The post Bilbao: from industrial ugly duckling to designer swan appeared first on travelmemo.com. Please click the title to read the full travelogue including all photographs on travelmemo.com

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  • Lunch on the Lawn on Sunday 29th September – Château de Prangins
    Lunch on the Lawn on Sunday 29th September – Château de Prangins

    There’s a chance to dress up in costume and participate in a parade on Sunday at the annual “Déjeuner sur L’Herbe” event at the Château de Prangins from 10:00 -18:00 Register on the day on site between 10.00 and 13:00 or online in advance. This year is dedicated to the 18th century. If you don’t fancy […] The post Lunch on the Lawn on Sunday 29th September – Château de Prangin...

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  • Where I was. Where I am. Where I will be.
    Where I was. Where I am. Where I will be.

    Hey. This blog has been a little dead lately, so I am pretty sure that 80% of the people who clicked on this post know me, in a way or the other. You were, still are or just stepped into my life recently. Since a fraction of my life is out on display in the…

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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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  • 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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