There’s a chill in the air and the birds aren’t singing anymore. Autumn’s on its way which makes our Open House a perfect time to get out, meet new friends and prepare to explore this great country we live in.
Checking off a lengthy list of school supplies? Wondering how best to find the latest gear to fill that cool new backpack? How about those unfamiliar terms like “basanes” or “classeur”?
Since there’s a lot to figure out, we’ve listed some of our favorite resources and advice. We believe this will help you get settled and start enjoying your new home more quickly.
For as long as I have lived in Geneva, the favorite past-time is to complain about our lack of free parking and the price of parking tickets.
In all seriousness, talk to your teenage children and explain to them that no matter how fun it may seem, never steal a water bike.
At home we tried the gear shifting techniques and improved our consumption by 2 liters per 100 km. Assuming 15,000 km/year, we will use 300 liters less fuel thus saving nearly CHF 500.
Last week I wanted to call the radio station to point out that we weren’t suffering from the Bise which they kept referring to. It was obviously the Bise Noire.
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.
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.