Swiss soul

Geneva may be expensive, but it's a trip worth taking writes Lisa Hughes.

29th June, 2014
Geneva, with the famous jet d'eau to the right.

Geneva has quite the reputation. Not for its scenic beauty, or chocolate, or watch-making finesse, but as a destination you need to get a loan to go on holiday to. Geneva, as the HQ of the United Nations and birthplace of the Red Cross, is still associated with business more than pleasure.

But despite the serious image and often stuffy air, there’s more to a weekend in Geneva than meets the eye, and plenty to...

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