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Swiss Up! - Escalade

Swiss Up! - Escalade

Swiss Up!

  Legend goes that when Geneva was invaded by the Duke of Savoy, a woman stopped the invasion by pouring soup over the enemy army. Maybe you have no idea what any of that means or maybe you...

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Gadget Guru - Google Pixel 3

Gadget Guru - Google Pixel 3

Gadget Guru

Android, as the creators of android want you to experience it...

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Swiss Up! - From coins to banknotes

Swiss Up! - From coins to banknotes

Swiss Up!

  1907 was the year that Switzerland introduced banknotes to the population. Find out about the history of banknotes, their series in Switzerland, and how they've changed over the years...

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Dig It:  Gift-giving for gardeners (10 Dec 2018)

Dig It: Gift-giving for gardeners (10 Dec 2018)

Dig It!

  With the holidays rapidly approaching and the season of gift-giving almost upon us, we have a collection of fantastic gift ideas for the green-fingered gardener in your life, of maybe jus...

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Clos, Domaines & Châteaux; wine-makers of Vaud

Clos, Domaines & Châteaux; wine-makers of Vaud

Mid Morning Mix

  Clos, Domaines & Châteaux is an association of 18 wine-growers in the Vaud region of Switzerland.  François Shenk, from the Chateau de Ch&acir...

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SwissPats: Santa's Grotto

SwissPats: Santa's Grotto

SwissPats

  Raclette in a Caves 7th December St Beatus-Hohlen Cave This occurs on the first Friday of every month, but, December in Switzerland and raclette is a combination you can’t deny. ...

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Swiss Up! - Who created modern Switzerland?

Swiss Up! - Who created modern Switzerland?

Swiss Up!

  Alfred Escher did! Or at least, he greatly influenced the creation of the Switzerland we know and love. Find out who he is on today's episode of Swiss Up! and learn about his politica...

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Plane Talk - Easier travel across the African continent

Plane Talk - Easier travel across the African continent

Plane Talk

  Chaitan Jain from IATA explains the latest updates regarding travel across Africa. Could it finally be becoming easier to travel within Africa? It looks that way. Here's what we kn...

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Swiss Up - Get to know your new councillors

Swiss Up - Get to know your new councillors

Swiss Up!

  Yesterday, two women were elected to Federal Council, in an unsurprising election result. Find out all about Karin Keller Sutter and Viola Amherd, their history and their policies, o...

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Swiss Up! - Inventing Helvetica

Swiss Up! - Inventing Helvetica

Swiss Up!

  Minimalism characterises Swiss design, and this has greatly influenced the graphic design progress in Switzerland. Join Dario today as he discusses how the typeface, Helvetica, was develo...

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Plane Talk - Packing tips

Plane Talk - Packing tips

Plane Talk

Snow globes are still a no-no. And though you might like to be prepared, here's why you shouldn't wrap those gifts before you travel. Seasonal travelling tips from the International Air Transport...

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Swiss Up! - Talking HIV/AIDS

Swiss Up! - Talking HIV/AIDS

Swiss Up!

  On today's episode we're covering the sensitive topic of HIV/AIDS in Switzerland. Any information in this edition of Swiss Up should not be considered medical advice. It's ...

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Gadget Guru - Synth-a-slider

Gadget Guru - Synth-a-slider

Gadget Guru

I want this to be the new soundtrack to my life...

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Business Insight: James Moffat (3 December 2018)

Business Insight: James Moffat (3 December 2018)

Business Insight

  Ikigai isn’t just another guide on ‘how to be happy’. The ultimate goal of Ikigai is not happiness (although should help to achieve this) - it’s about satisfaction...

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Dig It: Expat Expo Q&A (3 December 2018)

Dig It: Expat Expo Q&A (3 December 2018)

Dig It!

On this week's Dig It, Hester answers your questions from the Geneva Expat Expo. Questions recorded at the Geneva Expat Expo, one from Francesca, of the three co-writers of "The Trailing Spouse Rei...

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Swiss Up! - Samichlaus: The Swiss Santa

Swiss Up! - Samichlaus: The Swiss Santa

Swiss Up!

  Saint Nicholas, or Samichlaus, looks a little different to our anglophone (or, Coca Cola) Santa Claus. Find out what's different, why he looks a little religious, and about his questi...

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ART SEEN - Carnival of the Animals

ART SEEN - Carnival of the Animals

ART SEEN

Uli Van Neyghem visits the Carnival of the Animals exhibit at the Kunstmuseum in Lucerne.

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Rachid Badouri and trending comics at Montreux

Rachid Badouri and trending comics at Montreux

Mid Morning Mix

Host for the Trending Comics show at the Montreux Comedy Festival, Rachid Badouri, talks to Katt Cullen about becoming bilingual, his very stretchy face and being called a Master...   ...

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Swiss Up! - The grid city of La Chaux-De-Fond

Swiss Up! - The grid city of La Chaux-De-Fond

Swiss Up!

Have you heard to the city built so that no buildings cast shade on one another? La Chaux-de-Fonds is a UNESCO site for its particular layout, built to suit the lifestyle of its workers. Find out m...

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SwissPats: Christmas Is Coming

SwissPats: Christmas Is Coming

SwissPats

  SUZI | SAINT NICOLAS IN FRIBOURG Tradition - St. Nicholas was the Bishop of Myra (Turkey) in the 4th Century and was distinguished by his charity. He is considered to be the patron of ...

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In Geneva in English; in December & January

In Geneva in English; in December & January

Mid Morning Mix

Christopher Park joins us in the studio to talk some of the great Winter events from the Ville de Genève. All events mentioned can be found in the Arts and Culture in Geneva in ...

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Swiss Up! - Karin Keller Sutter is a shoo-in

Swiss Up! - Karin Keller Sutter is a shoo-in

Swiss Up!

At the end of this year, the Swiss government is changing up. It's almost certain that the two free seats will be taken by women. But who are these women and, specifically, who is Karin Keller Sutt...

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TEDxLausanneWomen2018

TEDxLausanneWomen2018

Mid Morning Mix

The theme of TEDWomen and TEDxLausanneWomen 2018 is: Showing Up. Ashley Puckett is a Curator for TEDxLausanne and tells us more...

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Swiss Up! - Onion market: A Swiss tradition

Swiss Up! - Onion market: A Swiss tradition

Swiss Up!

No one really knows where the tradition came from. Did Bern just have a huge craving for onions one day? Did they have too many that they needed to get rid of? Neither of these answers are correct,...

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