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Bargaining in Switzerland: Are you kidding?

Bargaining in Switzerland: Are you kidding? September 9, 2010 | What's New | Read More
I have to admit that although living in gorgeous, well-organized, incredibly hygienic and most civilized Switzerland is an idyllic lifestyle, I do miss some of the shopping customs in other countries that I’ve been to. And that includes bargaining with the locals. My first lessons in haggling were...

Transportation in Lausanne? Go public! Part II: The Metro

Transportation in Lausanne? Go public! Part II: The Metro August 29, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Part of the TL Transport Lausanne system Everyone was so excited when the first Metro starting running in Lausanne, Switzerland in the early 1990s. It was like the Swiss medieval city had finally joined the 20th century even though it was only at the very end! There was an enormous need for the “M1”...

Transportation in Lausanne? Go Public. Part I.

Transportation in Lausanne? Go Public. Part I. August 25, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Even though 49% of the residents of greater Lausanne, Switzerland drive, those who are going to the city center still have the option of leaving their car in the several Park and Ride lots in outlying areas as well as at the port of Ouchy and then taking the bus (in French it’s “P+R” which to them...

An Event to Celebrate Wherever You Are: The Swiss National Day August 1

An Event to Celebrate Wherever You Are: The Swiss National Day August 1 July 28, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Geneva displays Swiss pride: image courtesy of malias, flickr Happy Birthday Switzerland and to all the 100’000s of Swiss who live all around the world! Solid red square flags with a white cross will be flying everywhere on Sunday. Every public and private building as well as homes and chalets...
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