Articles Tagged ‘alpine’

Hostellerie Chez Chibrac: Best Kept Secret on Lake Geneva

Hostellerie Chez Chibrac: Best Kept Secret on Lake Geneva November 12, 2010 | Food, Hotels | Read More
Elegant Fine Dining: image courtesy of chezchibrac.ch Hidden in a lovely forest of calm and tranquility on the top of Mont Pelerin accessible by funicular from Vevey (near Montreux) on Lake Geneva looking down over the region’s vineyards, the Chibrac family hostellerie warmly welcomes you to their...

18th Annual Lausanne Marathon: This Year in Halloween Costumes!

18th Annual Lausanne Marathon: This Year in Halloween Costumes! October 24, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The Lausanne Marathon which takes place along the shores of the Alpine Lake Geneva in Switzerland is a big event in Europe as well as in the international marathon circles. There are always some star athletes who participate and Lausanne Marathon and KPMG are offering a Team Tent Village to accommodate...

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...