Jeune Genevois: its Meaning and the Plum Pies

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Businesses closed… and it is not Sunday: it is Jeûne genevois, an official day of fasting to remember the repression against Protestants almost 450 years ago.

Geneva’s outdoor gyms: free to all

Post updated in 2016 GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – If gym fees are too high, your gym closes much too early or heading indoors is just “not your thing”, consider working out at one of the outdoor gyms in Geneva.

Buying New and Second-Hand Bicycles in Geneva

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Geneva might not be Amsterdam but there are plenty of person-powered two wheels to go around. Here is a recap of some of the favorite spots to buy new and second hand bikes.

Sundays in Geneva: Free Entry to Museum Exhibits

GENEVA, Switzerland – First Sunday of the month and you don’t know what to do? Although the last thing you might want to do in a rare sunny day is head indoors, that is precisely one of the options. Entry to temporary exhibitions is free of charge on the first Sunday of the month in all 14…