You might be interested in checking out a great review of how similar Vancouver and the Lake Geneva region just are. I know a few of you are set to check out this great city of Vancouver. It's a wonderful read, especially from a visitor who was here for a few short days. They often see the things we just take for granted from day to day.
I guess I'm a little biased since I'm in part of the article interview.
"To a first-time Vancouver visitor from Geneva, the city is an easy, comfortable fit. Labels are in French and English. The Canadian dollar and Swiss franc are nearly at parity. Swiss trains they may not have, but the sea bus between West and North Vancouver and the city centre, as well as city buses, make for a good transportation system. Some prices seem a bit better, but many are virtually the same. The weather is similar to Lausanne's but with more rain."...
Interested in reading more? Read Geneva Lunch.