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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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  • Journal of my journey towards Financial Independence in Switzerland (#1)
    Journal of my journey towards Financial Independence in Switzerland (#1)

    While chatting privately by email with some of you, I realized that it had been a while since I had given you any news about my portfolio, our apartment, or our building. Similarly, it's been as long as I haven't given an update on where we stand on our path to financial independence (I've been pushing back an article called "Reality check" for at least over a year). So today I'm starting wit...

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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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  • Paléo timetable now out – Ticket market open until 14 July
    Paléo timetable now out – Ticket market open until 14 July

    The line up of Paléo was revealed back in April and the timetable was released this week. Music fans can now plan their afternoons/ evenings in advance (the gates open at 15:30 each day) Paléo also has a great mobile App with all the info needed on the festival. Not got tickets? The official Paléo […] The post Paléo timetable now out – Ticket market open until 14 July appeared first on ...

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  • Eight museums for just CHF 12 in the Nyon region
    Eight museums for just CHF 12 in the Nyon region

    8 museums you can enter for just 12 francs.  Compiled by Olivia Higgs (read more about Olivia here) For tourists and locals, the Nyon Region Museum Pass offers you the opportunity to discover the modest sum of CHF 12. The eight museums are: The Châteaux of Nyon,  Coppet and Prangins, the Lake Geneva Museum, the Roman Museum […] The post Eight museums for just CHF 12 in the Nyon region ap...

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  • Platform 4 now at Nyon station!
    Platform 4 now at Nyon station!

    Nyon now has a Platform 4, but it’s not a platform where you can actually take a train. It’s the name of a new public area directly opposite the the railway station. “Voie 4” was inaugurated on Wednesday night. It’s a meeting place for the public, to sit and chat and have a drink from […] The post Platform 4 now at Nyon station! appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • Rolle celebrates 700 years on Sat 29 June. Free A Cappella Concert in Arzier
    Rolle celebrates 700 years on Sat 29 June. Free A Cappella Concert in Arzier

    Getting the party started in Rolle. Purcell and Hoagy Carmichael in Arzier. The town of Rolle is celebrating its 700th anniversary.  Yes, that’s right, the town dates back to 1319!  There are lots of events going on in the town this year over seven months (from April to October) under the slogan, “7 centuries, 7 arts”. […] The post Rolle celebrates 700 years on Sat 29 June. Free A Ca...

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  • Discover Nyon’s Rich History on a Guided Tour – Friday 28th June
    Discover Nyon’s Rich History on a Guided Tour – Friday 28th June

    Guided Tour and Tourist Info for the Summer Nyon Tourism offers a selection of guided tours throughout the year for visitors and residents to learn about the town’s 2000 year history! The next tour will take place at 11:00 on Friday June 28th. Meet in front of the castle. Call – 022 365 66 00 […] The post Discover Nyon’s Rich History on a Guided Tour – Friday 28th June appeared first ...

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