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Parlez-vous Français? Part I: The Francophone Summit

Parlez-vous Français? Part I: The Francophone Summit October 23, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
No doubt the largest linguistic and cultural gathering of the planet, the 13th Summit of “la Francophonie” has been going on this last week in the idyllic Lake Geneva Riviera town of Montreux protected by the steep Swiss Alps. Of course, you already know that this area of Switzerland speaks French....

Lavey-les-Bains: Hidden Bliss

Lavey-les-Bains: Hidden Bliss August 23, 2010 | Hotels, Things to Do | Read More
By Diana Baide, Guest Author While you may not believe it now, this secret spot holds the key to an experience of deep relaxation and peace of mind when traveling through Switzerland. Les Bains de Lavey, or “the baths of Lavey,” are not just any regular day spa that you can pay a visit to on your...

Swiss Alpine Wanderlust Packing List for Serious Hikers

Swiss Alpine Wanderlust Packing List for Serious Hikers July 25, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
  Equipped For "Cabane de la Mountet", Sonja, Lake Geneva Region Local Expert: image courtesy of Sonja Holverson     Pre-Alp and Mid-Alp Swiss Alpine hiking in the Lake Geneva region as well as other areas in the Alps is one activity where I definitely trade in my high heels and even my...
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