Articles Tagged ‘Lausanne’

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...

Up, Up and Away. Would you like to ride in my beautiful balloon?

Up, Up and Away. Would you like to ride in my beautiful balloon? January 23, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Just to get you in the mood for an amazing event that is taking place right now in the Swiss Alps, sing along with the 5th Dimension (OK this is really retro) and then I’ll tell you where to find the serious balloonists (up to 100). The place to be during this brisk (25°-26 ° F) but sunny weekend...

Dreaming of the Swiss Winter Wonderland?

Dreaming of the Swiss Winter Wonderland? January 8, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Couldn’t make it to Switzerland this year during one of the heaviest snow falls in decades sticking right down to the shores of Lake Geneva (Lac Leman in French) as well as all the other gorgeous lakes in Switzerland? Well, it was unusual this year as you will see in this gorgeous slide show from Swissinfo.ch....

Ice Skating Now Open in the Heart of Lausanne

Ice Skating Now Open in the Heart of Lausanne December 22, 2010 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The Flon quarter in Lausanne, Switzerland used to be a warehouse area and has been transformed over the years into a very trendy area for boutiques, restaurants, cinema, nightclubs and now every winter….open air ice skating! The rink is 30 meters in length and 15 meters in width (bigger than last year)....

5th Annual Christmas Midnight Run: Holiday Weight Control and Festivities

5th Annual Christmas Midnight Run: Holiday Weight Control and Festivities December 15, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Worried about putting on a few pounds during holidays? Here in Lausanne, Switzerland (where we have “kilos”), we have nothing to worry about if we select the right Christmas activities. One of the healthier choices is on this Saturday night, December 18 and we’re going racing all around and up...

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow…and you can know before you go!

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow…and you can know before you go! December 11, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Switzerland Tourism, online known as myswitzerland.com has a Swiss Snow Report App for your iPhone, iPodtouch, and iPad and it’s free from the iTunes App Store. The Swiss Snow Report App has more than just the snow conditions but also live cams and Swiss ski trail maps with ski levels indicated so...

Just How “Crafty” are the Swiss?

Just How “Crafty” are the Swiss? November 23, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Celebrate the 10th anniversary of  Creativa Lausanne 2010 at the Palais de Beaulieu (conference center) November 25-28, 2010 in Lausanne. You will discover some amazing artistic talent of the Swiss as well as some crafts persons from France and Belgium. Over a 100 exhibitors will include art and decor...

Swiss Holiday Souvenirs and Gifts That Everyone Will Actually Love!

Swiss Holiday Souvenirs and Gifts That Everyone Will Actually Love! November 22, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Want to take home great memories and gifts for your loved ones after your very Happy Holidays in the Lake Geneva region of Switzerland? I know that you’ve seen those over-priced cheap looking little cow bells possibly made in other parts of the world that neither you nor anyone else would ever look...

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...