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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...

Château d’Oex: Famous Friday!

Château d’Oex: Famous Friday! January 28, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Competing balloon pilots, enthusiastic spectators and eager passengers woke up to yet another day of radiant sunshine albeit a bit chilly at first at about 21° F, but then it warmed up to toasty 25° F. But with the bright sunshine and dry air, the conditions are perfect for a bit of glühwein (hot...

Jazz & Salsa to Celebrate the Holiday Season in Switzerland?

Jazz & Salsa to Celebrate the Holiday Season in Switzerland? December 12, 2010 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Why not? I was never much of a traditionalist so to escape the St. Nicholas and Noel phenomena that invades the Western world each year my pals and I are going to the Chorus, a nice Jazz club in Lausanne. Monday night they are putting on a dinner show called “De Paris à la Havane” (from Paris to...

Do you wanna dance? Go MAD!

Do you wanna dance? Go MAD! November 13, 2010 | Nightlife | Read More
Image courtesy of  the City of Lausanne Once a warehouse, the Iconic (and sometimes a bit wild) MAD Private Lausanne Dance Club is in the trendy Flon neighborhood, a former industrial area and reputed street of prostitution.  The Flon has only been renovated in recent years but has received a...

Celebrate Canadian Indie Rock Music Festival in Switzerland!

Celebrate Canadian Indie Rock Music Festival in Switzerland! October 30, 2010 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The first edition of this Canadian Independent Rock Festival would naturally be held in Vevey, ( near Monteux) Switzerland, new home to many of the musicians due to its love of art and community building. Heartlands Music Festival will be highlighting Canadian bands from November 10-13 in Vevey at the...