As the capital of the diplomatic world, Geneva is a different kind of coliving choice - one full of learning experiences and tempting chocolates. Geneva sits on the edge of the stunning Lac Léman (Lake Geneva) and is surrounded by mountains. With breathtaking views aplenty from atop Mont Blanc, you won't be missing a good vantage point of the water.
In the city, it's a tale of two sides. As the home of the UN headquarters' as well as the Red Cross HQ, it has become a hub for finance and diplomatic markets. This is not the place for a digital nomad trying to get away from politics. However, there is another side to the city. For any remote worker looking to expand their network, the underground political scene of Geneva thrives, with a world of dreamers and activists underneath the corporate façade - a balance that works well for this city.
The price tag for coliving here is most likely one of the more expensive you'll come across, but there are some free offerings, which could make up for this fact. Such as the free sunrise concerts on the Bains des Paquis. There is also a free cinema in the summer on the lakeside, which a great way to take in the air of Geneva. Besides of course taking a hike up those stunning mountains.
Thanks to the Geneva Council, many of the hotels and hostels provide a free Geneva transport card for navigating the city. Why not use it to venture to the old town, or experience some of the French-influenced bohemian districts such as 'Carouge'. This is a real favorite for visitors. And if you're a chocolate lover, then you will have arrived in your new home. Welcome to an abundance of wonderful and delightful Swiss chocolatiers that fill up the trendy high-end shopping districts. Time for a bit of high-end coliving, don't you agree?
Fun facts about Geneva:
- Geneva hosts the most international organizations in the world!
- Philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau was born here
- La Promenade de la Treille houses the world's longest wooden bench - will you be able to find a spot?
- The World Wide Web was created in Geneva and there's a museum all about it.
- Two rivers meet in Geneva resulting in a beautiful natural phenomena – give it a google.