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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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  • 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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  • From a Cave at Cully Jazz, to the Club Tent at Paléo – Kind and Kinky Zoo
    From a Cave at Cully Jazz, to the Club Tent at Paléo – Kind and Kinky Zoo

    Local band attracting a following, playing at Paléo on Saturday 27th July at 16:30 “Kind and Kinky Zoo” are a local band (one member Oliver is from Nyon, he studied at the Conservatoire de Nyon), the others are from the surrounding region and in the past few years, they have garnered quite a following. Ten […] The post From a Cave at Cully Jazz, to the Club Tent at Paléo – Kind and Ki...

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  • Barefoot Ozzies rock Les Arches and Le Detour at Paléo 2019
    Barefoot Ozzies rock Les Arches and Le Detour at Paléo 2019

    There are various tents and stages across the grounds at Paléo, one of them, is the Le Detour tent, (see map here) and on Tuesday night at just 16:45, this tent was already rocking to the Pierce Brothers from Australia. Above – One of the Pierce Brothers using the barriers as a drum. Despite the heat […] The post Barefoot Ozzies rock Les Arches and Le Detour at Paléo 2019 appeared first ...

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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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  • Moon phases in watch-making: measuring life with time.
    Moon phases in watch-making: measuring life with time.

    Watchmaking is a beautiful blend of technical mastery and poetry. Watchmakers are often considered as artists and from their ingenuity comes marvelous creations that keep your time. Some of the watches can do much more. What we usually call complications, bring an added value to the measure of time. This month, our watch blog decided to talk about a very interesting and one of the oldest compli...

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  • Climb up to Utopia !  The new HES-SO structure at Paléo
    Climb up to Utopia ! The new HES-SO structure at Paléo

    Ever year the students of HES-SO create a themed structure for the Paléo festival. This year the structure is called Utopia 2050. Festival goers can climb its metal towers covered with plants.  As they move up the towers, HES-SO students will invite the public to try out an original plant based food, to find out […] The post Climb up to Utopia ! The new HES-SO structure at Paléo appeared ...

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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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  • Verbier Festival 2019: A Story Of Audacity, Transmission And Exchange
    Verbier Festival 2019: A Story Of Audacity, Transmission And Exchange

    Summer in Switzerland brings back amazing music festivals and one very special has its location in the heart of Swiss Alps for more than 25 years: the Verbier Festival. Last year it was an amazing edition and the 2019 edition is starting. It will take place in Verbier from July 18th to August 3rd 2019. Verbier Festival 2018, An Anniversary to be remembered The Verbier Festival is a classical ...

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  • Parking in Nyon a hundred years ago.
    Parking in Nyon a hundred years ago.

    Living in Nyon is taking a short break and will return on the 22nd July. Meanwhile the Living in Nyon Friday column (in English) continues in La Côte newspaper. The column this Friday (12th July) talks about old Nyon and refers to the photo below. This is of the car park in Place Perdtemps (as […] The post Parking in Nyon a hundred years ago. appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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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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  • How to Save for a Luxury Item?
    How to Save for a Luxury Item?

    Most of us will have stared dreamily into a store window at something we really want but is beyond our immediate budget. Be it those designer shoes or the latest Gucci handbag, the sleek wristwatch, or perhaps it is an adventure trip abroad, it somehow all seems out of reach. Well, the good news is that there are some easy ways to save money and put it aside for a dream purchase, and this guide...

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