It all began innocently enough, my addiction to the confections of Tristan, the maitre chocolatier of the minuscule village of Bougy-Villars, in the hills above Rolle, just next to Signal de Bougy. After all, who on this earth doesn’t love chocolate? And isn’t one of the prime pleasures of living in – or in my […]
Archives for May 2008
Geneva, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – Cointrin Airport in Geneva will now focus sharply on the future, Geneva council Francois Longchamp and Robert Deillon, AIG director, said Tuesday, as they presented the AIG 2007 annual report’s ”exceptional" figures: turnover of CHF280 million, CHF51 million in net profits and a 9.5% increase in passengers to nearly 11 million. […]
Geneva, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – A reminder that Geneva’s vineyards are holding their lively annual open house Saturday 24 May and that public transport is strongly recommended. The CFF is putting on extra trains: check out the schedule. The TPG in Geneva is offering free shuttlebus service. The reputation of Geneva’s vineyards has grown rapidly in […]
Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – Swiss rail company CFF is providing information on French trains, with French transport workers on strike today. Check the map for details.
Switzerland (TSR, Fre) – Coop is taking a bigger step than the law requires in an effort to reduce drinking by teenagers: 1 June the Swiss supermarket chain will raise the age for buying all alcohol, including wine and beer, to 18. Swiss law allows the sale of beer and wine to anyone age 16 […]