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It’s Carnaval…in Switzerland?

It’s Carnaval…in Switzerland? March 1, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Even though I live in Protestant Suisse Romande (the French speaking region) where there is no Carnaval, the nearby Catholic areas of Switzerland are celebrating Carnaval (Fasnacht in German) this week and I plan to be there. It’s one of the few times, that you will see so many Swiss get completely...

Visit Zermatt Before the Alpine Sykline Changes Forever

Visit Zermatt Before the Alpine Sykline Changes Forever February 25, 2011 | Hotels, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Many of the world’s most dramatic alpine peaks tower above the traffic-free Swiss village of Zermatt. The highest Alp in Switzerland, Monte Rosa, rises to 15,203 feet while another, the world’s most photographed mountain, the Matterhorn, tops out at 14,692 feet. Also here, but lesser known, is the...

ALPINE SNOW GOLF: Boërl & Kroff Second Tournament in Gstaad

ALPINE SNOW GOLF: Boërl & Kroff Second Tournament in Gstaad February 25, 2011 | Events, Hotels, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Yes, you read it correctly; this is a golf tournament on snow that will be held in the très chic resort of Gstaad, Switzerland on Saturday, March 5, 2011. There is still time to register on the event’s website. Golfers will be arriving in Gstaad next week from all over Europe to participate in the...

Charlie Chaplin’s Photographic Archive: Family Donation to Musée L’Elysée

Charlie Chaplin’s Photographic Archive: Family Donation to Musée L’Elysée February 18, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Born in England in 1889, Charles Spencer Chaplin is best known for his comical acting as well as his film directing during the era of silent movies. The Tramp was one of everyone’s favorite Chaplin characters. But his career did not end with the arrival of talking films. He co-founded United Artists...

LOVE STORY: Valentine’s Day Dining Swiss-Style

LOVE STORY: Valentine’s Day Dining Swiss-Style February 4, 2011 | Events, Food, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Where you select to dine with your beloved on Valentine’s Day in Lausanne depends on the stage of your relationship (and pocket book). Let’s follow the beginnings of a young romance and their dining habits which correspond to the Valentine’s Day options that you may consider when visiting this...