Travel Blogs from Geneva, Switzerland

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Gimel, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Gimel

A travel blog entry by danskgirl

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We had 5 days in Switzerland as our mate is married to a swiss girl & kindly they 'CnA' invited us over - flew into Geneva - stayed in Gimel in her parents place. Very nice people & really know their stuff about mushrooms, so we headed up to the local ...

I haven't had the chance, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

I haven't had the chance

A travel blog entry by jose

... tour. Otherwise, having shops open past 7 or on Sundays and I'm pretty sure I don't like fizzy vitamins. I like living in Switzerland. I mean, I should say that I like trying to live here - if someone would give me an apartment in Geneva at any ...

Geneva - home of multiculturalism, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Geneva - home of multiculturalism

A travel blog entry by jess85

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Went on a day trip to Geneva - it was odd, when I got out of the station, I had the option of walking out the French side or the Swiss side! Beautiful city with a great vibe but a little too busy for my liking. I went and saw St. Pierre Cathedral and ...

Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Geneva

A travel blog entry by mimmy21

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... UN are here, plus the international Red Cross and the World heath Organization, among 250 other international groups. Tidy Geneva therefore belongs less to Switzerland than to the world. More than 40% of residents are non Swiss, and this city of bankers, ...

SWITZERLAND!, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

SWITZERLAND!

A travel blog entry by guilerkj

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Helllllllloooooooooo Everyone!!! I just returned from an AWESOME weekend in Switzerland! Geneva (Genève) is really one of the most beautiful, clean cities that I have ever visited. Even the train ride was great (albeit a bit toasty) because we rode ...

Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Geneva

A travel blog entry by sianeth

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... in the process :D Worst things: The German films we watched in the hostel. Return Visit? Perhaps on a more cultural level. Switzerland as a whole then: Experiences in Switzerland: I can't be bothered to average previous ratings, so I'll go for a ...

Cuckoo Clocks, Chocolate, Heidi and loads a money!, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Cuckoo Clocks, Chocolate, Heidi and loads a money!

A travel blog entry by divachappie

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... the historical centre and it is lovely. We sat on the longest bench in the world (official!)The next morning we went out exploring Geneva, after taking ragdoll (who only speaks French) for a walk. Check out the photos, the place is gorgeous. Yes, it's a ...

Ummm chocolate, Geneva, Italy travel blog

Ummm chocolate

A travel blog entry by patdes

clean city, friendly people, but expensive ...

WWF.ch, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

WWF.ch

A travel blog entry by jose

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... that I sometimes do okay in French, I think it would be generous to even call my level 'conversational'. Basquettes, in Geneva, for example, are probably actually spelled Baskets. In preperation for today my boss explained to the team that we should ...

Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Geneva

A travel blog entry by iancandy

Why I can't go to Lyon alone, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Why I can't go to Lyon alone

A travel blog entry by zzmatt

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Mish won't let me go to pick up our hire car from Lyon alone. She is insisting that she and the boys accompany me on the one hour journey to Lyon and back. Whilst I don't understand how she can hold a series of unfortunate events, up to be any more than ...

Hastieism Swiss Style, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Hastieism Swiss Style

A travel blog entry by drewap

So we had to go through Switzerland to get to the French Alps and we decided to stop at Geneva as you do! We got to Geneva late and had an early connection the next day, so alas didn't get to see as much as i would have liked besides some wicked ...

Bon anniv'! (Day 80), Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Bon anniv'! (Day 80)

A travel blog entry by thearodgers

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... edge of the lake, where we had a look at the giant geyser in the middle of Lake Geneva that sprays up a large jet of water. Everywhere in Switzerland are banks! On practically every street, plus districts of banks-only buildings. We went into one to ...

A funny day really, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

A funny day really

A travel blog entry by jayton

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... will create a black hole!!!  At least we wouldn't know anything about it if they are wrong. After that we went to Geneva for a cruise down the Rhone.  You can only go about 11/2 hour south of Geneva as they have built a dam for hydro ...

Day 9, 10, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Day 9, 10

A travel blog entry by mslat

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We started the day by walking down to the town centre. On our way we stopped at Manor, it was great, but there is something about foreign supermarkets that makes them much more fun. After spending half an hour exploring the different levels, mainly the ...

Beautiful but cold - as in attitude!, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Beautiful but cold - as in attitude!

A travel blog entry by katclassy

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... to see those mountains all around the city...without them, it wouldn't be the city it is today I don't think. In Geneva and in Switzerland in general, the majority of the residents speak french...I say that lightly as it is a very ...

Now We Say GoodBye, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Now We Say GoodBye

A travel blog entry by rashed

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To Be ...

The last blog, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

The last blog

A travel blog entry by silverlining

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... 24 currencies 19 time zones 2 people 1 place to call home... ...and that is where we are now. We are back in Geneva, adapting to life in Europe again. Europe is as it was before we left, but we've returned changed. We have picked up ...

Zrou Ze Tunnels, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Zrou Ze Tunnels

A travel blog entry by rachelkw

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... do, however, is set foot on Swiss soil, or even Swiss tarmac, for that matter. Can I count that as having "been to" Switzerland? I mean, I landed at an airport in Sweden once, but didn't disembark, and I don't count that and having "been to" Sweden. How ...

Day 14 - Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Day 14 - Geneva

A travel blog entry by tadtravels

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... ; Very close to the train station and center of town.  It was a huge surprise  just how expensive it is in Geneva for anything.  We had a hankering for simple cheap McDonalds just to get something into our bellies.  Well, $26 later ...

En Suisse, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

En Suisse

A travel blog entry by jose

... Geneva, which makes finding a flat near impossible. I thankfully have a few friends that work there. So yes. I've decided on Geneva. Hopefully Paquis, although I'd live happily in Eaux Vive or Planpalais. If you know of a flat, please send the info my ...

"I hear it is the best place to go in Europe."

A travel blog entry by hammitt

... "Yup.  Just like the ones in Switzerland.  Except in Italy, there's also Rome.  In Switzerland, you've just got Zurich.  And Geneva." She considered this for a while, rolling the idea of ruins and pasta and friendly people around in ...

Geneva, City of People in Suits with Bicycles, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Geneva, City of People in Suits with Bicycles

A travel blog entry by alicecrabtree

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... rather than the French side of the airport which ruffled a few feathers and gave my parents a massive headache. My experiences of Switzerland as a whole were similar, the day before the car-on-the-wrong-side-of-the-border saga was spent in the customs ...

Day 16 – CERN, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Day 16 – CERN

A travel blog entry by tadtravels

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... cities for our train whistle stop tour of Europe in August I knew I wanted one of the stops to definitely be Geneva. A stop in Switzerland simply because it is Switzerland is certainly one reason but the real reason would be my wanting to tour ...

Geneva + carnival, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Geneva + carnival

A travel blog entry by kescott

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... a nearby shoe shop proved better luck.  There are surprisingly few hiking stores to be found easily here in Switzerland especially considering the lifestyles and location, but many more compared with Spain I suppose...  After finding some water ...

Off to Switzerland, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Off to Switzerland

A travel blog entry by trent

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... ; Amelia, whom I had met while traveling in South Africa, graced me with her presence and we decided to travel Switzerland and southern France.  Geneva was just an over-nighter really...we both got in late afternoon, got settled, had dinner, walked ...

Settling in to Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Settling in to Geneva

A travel blog entry by beccaboyer

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... presents::cough::) my new address is: Webster University Rebecca Boyer/Global MA in IRL 15 Route de Collex 1293 Bellevue Switzerland P.S. Shara, this is for you .... ...

Weekend away!, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Weekend away!

A travel blog entry by elizabessie

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... on the train, and sat back to enjoy the ride. It was an uneventfull 7 hours, and I finally got off the train in Geneva, Switzerland. It was a little startling to be surrounded by French speakers, I have no basis what-so-ever for French, and felt like my ...

Frozen Solid, Saint-Julien-en-Genevois, Switzerland travel blog

Frozen Solid

A travel blog entry by harryabroad

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... middle of the road look like a border control.. I was right just after we passed them we worked out we were in Switzerland and heading for Geneva.. Opps a quick U turn and all was good.. We were stopped by a policewoman at the border who asked us if we ...

Day 7 - Monaco - Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland travel blog

Day 7 - Monaco - Geneva

A travel blog entry by the_tourist

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... through the tunnel. A few km past the tunnel, on the french side, I blasted past them, 'Who's the daddy 'I thought to my self.. I took the scenic route into Geneva, not via the Highway. It was well worth the extra time spend. Much better than montpellier! ...

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