Cardon is a mean spiky plant the Genevois have adopted as their own. Only one friend has taken on the challenge of stripping off the spikes and blanching the stalks. Never again, she said.
February is a funny month in Geneva. There are touches of spring with tiny flowers but the weather can turn nasty and cold at any moment. That’s why this year we are trying something new: a Winter Open House to get you out of your home and meeting new friends.
Think you know everything about Switzerland? Here are a few sample rounds from our Trivia Night at the Club.
Trivia Night, or Quiz Night for UKers, is a great after-work activity for groups of friends, colleagues, or people looking to make new connections. It’s a bar game where-by teams answer 10 questions over several rounds about a variety of themes.
They explained that the local resort’s emergency response cost CHF 250, and the helicopter cost CHF 2,700.
The AIWC Welcome Coffee (casual presentation at 10:30) is a great way to learn about our resources and opportunities to explore Geneva and Switzerland with other women.
It seems fitting that Switzerland has a theme for our newest series of bank notes.
Two things I love during the holidays are tradition and simplicity.
Cold weather, long nights and Christmas holidays call for a good book . So whether for yourself or a friend, why not choose locally? Switzerland has some renown authors.
Christmas is coming and it’s always fun to give friends and family unique Swiss gifts.