History of the Saint-Jean-Charmilles Neighborhood
Geneva / Street Art

History of the Saint-Jean-Charmilles Neighborhood

I think Saint-Jean-Charmilles is one of the most underrated neighborhoods in Geneva – and I’m not saying that just because I live there. It’s smallness is an asset, allowing its inhabitants to enjoy a greater sense of community than if they lived in, say, Pâquis. Saint-Jean, like other great neighborhoods and communities, garners its strength from … Continue reading

An Ode to Toblerone
Switzerland

An Ode to Toblerone

Even before moving to Switzerland, Toblerone had always been a part of my life (much like the line of St. Ives products and Swiss Miss, except that I’ve only recently come to find that these products feign their Swiss affiliation for the high-end association). Toblerone is actually my mother’s favorite chocolate bar. I always wondered why that was, considering that … Continue reading