Chamonix: France’s premier – and almost Swiss – mountain capital

The following article is scheduled to be published in Global Geneva's Nov. 2018 - January 2018 print and e-edition.  Upon their return home, Windham and...

Switzerland’s green bike trails: Les Voies Vertes

THE BEST WAY I KNOW OF TAKING IT ALL IN is to get on a bike and hit the greenways, known in the francophone part...

Polar2018: Bringing the Arctic and Antarctic together in Switzerland

Changes in the polar regions have a great influence on the global climate, sea level change, ecosystems, the livelihood of Indigenous peoples, transport routes,...

In Lisbon, Still Savvy After All These Years, Growing Alarm

LISBON – Techies snapping up real estate call this the new San Francisco. Moveable-feast jet setters see a new Istanbul. But this is still...

Festival Filmar en America Latina, jusqu’au 3 décembre (French version)

Ce qui oblige les amateurs à prendre ou commander leur billet avec une bonne avance. Une vingtaine de cinéastes et acteurs sont présents et...
SmartShuttle

Update: Switzerland’s first driverless bus will run until 2019

Swiss Post, the city of Sion and Valais authorities have announced that the 16-month experiment of running two PostBus driverless buses (with yellow-teeshirted attendants)...

Confessions of an unrepentant foodie: The City with the Best Food in the World

This article was first published in the Oct/Nov 2017 print and e-edition of Global Geneva magazine. PHOTOS BY LEYLA ALYANAK WHAT IF SOMEONE TOLD YOU the best food...

Letter from Philadelphia: A Swiss Makes Artistic Splash in the City of Brotherly...

This article was first published in the Oct/Nov 2017 print and e-edition of Global Geneva magazine. CHRISTINE PFISTER WAS MANAGING THE ZERMATT office for a family-owned company...

LIVING IN A TREEHOUSE: A writer-in-residence at the Jan Michalski Foundation

This article was first published in the Oct/Nov 2017 print and e-edition of Global Geneva magazine. AT THE JAN MICHALSKI FOUNDATION FOR WRITING AND LITERATURE, there are...

Morges Book Festival 1-3 September 2017 – World’s Finest Writers

The annual literary festival, Le livre sur les quais, is in Morges this weekend. The festival gathers together an array of French, Swiss and...

‘The most famous woman in Europe’ 200 years on

Her private life, scandalous at the time for its number of affairs with younger men, meant that more attention was given to the gossip...
SmartShuttle

Switzerland’s first driverless bus. A new public transport solution?

The experimental SmartShuttle service is due to continue until the end of October. The utilitarian argument has been to take heavily-laden shoppers and pensioners...

Maybe weird but also wonderful: Valais Festival of New Music

Music from helicopters, a Swiss men's choir swinging back and forth on hydraulic pistons in a church, a political Tibetan pop-rock group -- ForumWallis's...

Valais wines before the disaster: a bumper year on show

All is not lost, however, particularly with regard to last year's harvest. The canton's wine cellars will be open to visitors on 25-27 May,...

Weekend Travels : Valley of the Loue

A preferred hideaway for those seeking to escape the urban bustle, you can be enjoying the Franche-Comté is less than two hours, driving (or...

The Pretty Little Village Across the Lake

To many who forget its name, this pretty little village across the lake may already be familiar. It tends to be the first place...