I attended the Genocide Prevention Seminar over the past two days. The United Nations Office of the Special Advisers on the Prevention of Genocide and the Geneva Centre for Security Policy invited several NGOs around Geneva to discuss effective and practical means for all key stakeholders to contribute to preventing genocide and mass atrocities. Two […]
Weekend update: I went hiking in the French Alps on Saturday. I didn’t even know there was such a thing as the “French” Alps. I promise that it is a real place, even though it looks like we hiked along a photo backdrop. We (Church group and I) took the tram up to Flegere, which […]
Fête de la Musique! World Music Festival. This weekend, the entire city of Geneva came out to the music festival. There were hundreds of different acts in some of the most beautiful places in Geneva. The best part: it was all FREE! The city placed pianos all around Geneva in train stations, parks, and streets […]
You might not have picked this up from my other posts, but I’m in Geneva as an intern for International Bridges to Justice. You can read more about it here. This is Desmond Tutu on International Bridges to Justice. My current project is to create e-learning courses for attorneys in Vietnam with the purpose of increasing […]
I took a weekend trip to Lauterbrunnen, Interlaken, and Bern. Interlaken is the place to be for adrenaline junkies. Depending on your budget, you can go hang gliding, paragliding, canyoning (water tunnels in caves that they push you through), kayaking, white water rafting, and sky diving. There’s also a bunch of free things to do. […]
Venue Information: Plainpalais Farmer’s Market Full Name: Plainpalais Farmer’s Market, Geneva, Switzerland Address: Plaine de Plainpalais 1204 Directions: Tram 12 or 15 to Plainpalais. Bus 1, 4 and 32. On the left bank of the Rhône along Boulevard G Feven Other Information: Plainpalais Flea Market The theme of this market was cheese, dried fruit, and […]
The first Sunday of every month in Geneva means free admission to all museums. My coworkers and I went to Mamco to check out the exhibits. One was on contraband that was seized at JFK. The other was about advertising. Guess which is which.
Here are some photos from my flight. I flew out Memorial Day. This was the first flight where I wasn’t headed to Asia so I was surprised by how quickly I could check in my baggage. Normally, it takes over an hour because families travel together and you’re guaranteed that the whole family has everyone […]
Last Tuesday I flew from Los Angeles to Geneva with a layover in London. I always think about Cristoph Niemann‘s sketches when I have to sleep on the plane. I can relate to almost all of his sketches. You can catch the rest of his post here.