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  • Visions du Réel – Nyon’s film festival gets a new look
    Visions du Réel – Nyon’s film festival gets a new look

    A new visual identity has been unveiled for the next Visions du Reél film festival, due to take place in Nyon from 13th – 21st April 2018. The festival has a new artistic director (Emilie Bujès) and now, a new look. This new logo retains the key elements of identity that the Festival is recognised for […] The post Visions du Réel – Nyon’s film festival gets a new look appeared first...

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  • Björk New Album UTOPIA: Here is Why Nobody is Talking About it Since it Was Released.
    Björk New Album UTOPIA: Here is Why Nobody is Talking About it Since it Was Released.

    The music industry has been waiting eagerly for the new Björk album. So, when the news came and the press release was available, all media started talking about it. Nevertheless, once the album was released into market and people could actually listen to it… nobody shared their experience, no positive or negative critics… pure silence. Why? Well we are big Björk fans and we listened to th...

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  • Swiss Travel Suggestions and Swiss Fountains – Two books on Switzerland Part 1
    Swiss Travel Suggestions and Swiss Fountains – Two books on Switzerland Part 1

    Two recently published books on Switzerland that have landed on Living in Nyon’s desk are: “99.9 Ways to Travel – Live like a Local” by Chantal Panozzo, and “Glimpses of Medieval Switzerland” by A.S Bhalla. The first, is “one part travel book, one part culture guide, and total bucket list enjoyment”, and it provides lots of […] The post Swiss Travel Suggestions and Swiss Foun...

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  • Odesza – Esoteric. Electronic.
    Odesza – Esoteric. Electronic.

    I belong to those people who usually is quite up to date about artists in general. I mean, I have soundcloud on on a daily basis and discovering new music is like grabbing my daily coffee to go for me. Well, sometimes I apparently miss out, I guess nobody’s perfect. In case you belong to…

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  • Well-blessed – The Baci ceremony, Luang Prabang
    Well-blessed – The Baci ceremony, Luang Prabang

    Justine Tyerman has an enlightening experience at a Buddhist temple in Luang Prabang, the spiritual capital of Laos. The ladies clustered around me in a warm, womanly huddle. They held my hands, tied coloured cotton threads around my wrists and murmured blessings as I knelt on the temple floor at... Please click the title to read the full travelogue including all photographs on travelmemo.com

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  • Rice farmer for a day
    Rice farmer for a day

    There’s more to rice than boiling a cup of basmati in the microwave, as Justine Tyerman discovers on a trip to Laos. The last thing I expected at the Living Land Farm near Luang Prabang in Laos was to meet a comedian. Our guide Khamla, a born entertainer, had us in fits of laughter, as [...] The... Please click the title to read the full travelogue including all photographs on travelmemo.com...

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  • Laos – The land of temples
    Laos – The land of temples

    Justine Tyerman travelled to Laos, famous for its many beautiful Buddhist temples. I stood in the shade of the teak cloisters, grateful for some respite from the intense heat and humidity of the Laos sun. My eyes struggled to absorb the images surrounding me – 10,136 statues of Buddha dating... Please click the title to read the full travelogue including all photographs on travelmemo.com

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  • The Future of Fake News [en]

    [fr] Ce n'est pas souvent que la technologie me fait peur. Ça doit être que j'ai plus de 35 ans, maintenant. On peut maintenant, à partir de 20 à 40 minutes d'échantllons vocaux, faire dire ce qu'on veut à quelqu'un en tapant le texte en question. On peut également "animer" un visage dans une vidéo … Continue reading "The Future of Fake News [en]"

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  • Paléo seen from an Illustrator’s perspective
    Paléo seen from an Illustrator’s perspective

    Illustrating the Festival – Alice Bienassis Every year there are lots of journalists, writers, TV stations, photographers and film crew all working behind the scenes at Paléo. Many of these press professionals are there with top of the range cameras, video and tech equipment (and recently, drones) all to capture the images of the festival. See […] The post Paléo seen from an Illustrator...

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  • Summer reading: the top 5 books to read during your holidays
    Summer reading: the top 5 books to read during your holidays

    Reading Time: 4 minutesReady for your holidays? You probably started thinking about what should you place in your luggage and if your body still fits into your swimsuit. Well, before getting into this naughty consideration, you should probably think about the books you wish to read while you are away from your day-to-day life. Here are our top 5 books you might want to consider reading during y...

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  • The Montreux Jazz Festival, key numbers.
    The Montreux Jazz Festival, key numbers.

    Reading Time: 4 minutesEvery year summer is pulsing around Lake Geneva in Switzerland thanks to the Montreux Jazz Festival. This very special Festival was founded in 1967 by Claude Nobs, Géo Voumard and René Langel with considerable help from Ahmet and Nesuhi Ertegün of Atlantic Records. The festival was first held at Montreux Casino. It lasted for three days and featured almost exclusively...

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  • Leaving the Nyon area? – Tips to prepare you for your move
    Leaving the Nyon area? – Tips to prepare you for your move

    Early summer is when many expatriates living in the Nyon region are either relocating to other countries or they are moving back “home”. There’s lots to do to prepare for such a move. Apart from the actual packing and long list of administrative tasks to be taken care of, there are specific requirements to consider […] The post Leaving the Nyon area? – Tips to prepare you for your mov...

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  • La Côte newspaper celebrates 125 years on Friday 23 June – Party for readers
    La Côte newspaper celebrates 125 years on Friday 23 June – Party for readers

    La Côte daily newspaper will celebrate 125 years of publishing with a big party on Friday 23rd June 2017 at the Signal de Bougy from 15:00 – 22.00. There will be food stands, live music, demonstrations from the hockey club of Nyon and Morges, the basketball club of Nyon, the Capoeira club of La Côte, a Magic club and […] The post La Côte newspaper celebrates 125 years on Friday 23 Ju...

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  • The Power of Waking Up At 5am, Every Day
    The Power of Waking Up At 5am, Every Day

    My alarm clock woke me up at 5:30am this morning, just on time to start my daily routine: get a breakfast, enjoy a Calm medidation session, and begin to write for one hour. It's 6:06am while I compose this article in my home office. Looking out the window on my right, I can see the sun rising through the trees of my beloved countryside — Spring finally made it to Switzerland! Before, my thoug...

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  • Recording the Sonic Footprint of the Rainforest – Film – Dusk Chorus
    Recording the Sonic Footprint of the Rainforest – Film – Dusk Chorus

    There was a long round of well-deserved applause in the Capitole cinema in Nyon on Tuesday night after the world premiere screening of the film Dusk Chorus – Based on Fragments of Extinction, produced by Alessandro D’Emilia and Nika Saravanja. This film was a “coup de coeur” for the Living in Nyon editor and was also much […]

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  • Life as a young female car mechanic in Burkina Faso – Film Ouga Girls
    Life as a young female car mechanic in Burkina Faso – Film Ouga Girls

    Ouaga Girls – directed by Theresa Traore Dahlberg, screening Wednesday 26th at 19:00 at the Théâtre de Marens in Nyon and Thursday 27th at 20:30 at the Théâtre de Grand Champ in Gland. Every year the Visions du Réel documentary film festival brings the world to Nyon and in this documentary, the viewer is transported to the […]

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