Title: Geneve-Saveurs gastronomy workshops Location: Geneva, route de Lausanne Link out: Click here Description: Workshops and tasting sessions: oils, wine, chocolate and more with some of Switzerland’s top experts Start Date: 28 Feb 2009 Start Time: 10:00 End Date: 01 Mar 2009
Archives for February 2009
Road deaths and injuries fell in 2008
Bern, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – The number of deaths caused by road accidents fell by 7% in 2008 to 357, compared to 2007, and the number of serious injuries was down by 9%, to 4759. The statistics were released 24 February by BPA, the Swis Bureau for the Prevention of Accidents which credits a variety of factors […]
The ultimate guide to the Swiss road system
If you love to know where we’re all headed, at least on Swiss roads, the Swiss roads department autoroute pages outline all repairs, renovations and new construction on the national system, currently 93.3% completed. It has, for example, details of the Morges-Ecublens project to use the emergency lane, with work starting in May 2009.
Weathering the winter
Lake Geneva region (GenevaLunch) – It was hard to avoid the weather 17 February in the region: either you were out in it or everyone mentioned it, or both. The media covered it: Le Temps, Tribune de Geneve, TSR, 20 Heures. Snow, accidents, and slippery roads until daytime Wednesday 18 February, when the sun is […]
Geneva airport taxis: passenger rights outlined by Tribune
Geneva, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – The Tribune de Geneve 13 February carries a lengthy article about the problems passengers have with taxis at the airport, in particular the illegal refusal of some drivers to accept clients for short drives to nearby hotels.