Ta Cave Lausanne

Eating and drinking in Lausanne: our favorite restaurants

Lausanne has a wide variety of fun restaurants serving creative, French inspired cuisine. Every meal time turned out to be its own adventure.
July 17, 2019/by Samuel Miller
Greetings in Switzerland - Bernese Mountain Dog

Greetings in Switzerland: how to say “Hello” in Swiss German

When spending a day in a Swiss city or while hiking in the Alps, you will realize that the Swiss have a peculiar custom of greeting one another...
July 13, 2019/by Dimitri Burkhard
Making Friends in Switzerland

5 ways to break the ice and make friends in Switzerland

Those moving to Switzerland often don't know what to expect. Swiss culture is quite closed and it takes a bit of time until the Swiss warm up...
July 9, 2019/by Fungai
Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola in Lugano, Switzerland

Why we’ll return to Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola in Lugano

It is a sunny spring day and we have just arrived at Villa Castagnola in Lugano. Our feelings are swooped by all that the Old World charm as we...
July 5, 2019/by Dimitri Burkhard
Frederik Maarsen - Director

Frederik Maarsen: Keep an eye on this young Swiss director!

You never know who you're sitting next to unless you talk to them. On New Year's Day, I happened to start a conversation with Frederik Maarsen...
July 1, 2019/by Christian
Lausanne Architecture

So we’ve explored the quirks and history of Lausanne

Lausanne feels special, even a bit whimsical, like something from a better time. Our tour guide points out some truly quirky sides to this hilly city.
June 27, 2019/by Samuel Miller
Pavillon Le Corbusier in Zürich

Modernist architecture and design at Pavillon Le Corbusier

Le Corbusier is best known for his architecture. But as a visit to the newly reopened Pavillon Le Corbusier shows, his output was hugely eclectic...
June 23, 2019/by Luc
Festi'Neuch 2019 - Patti Smith

My ode to Festi’Neuch, the first music festival this summer

This annual Neuchâtel music festival brought big talent to a not-too-big, much-loved town. Sophie Hunger, Bastian Baker, Sum 41, Midnight Oil...
June 19, 2019/by Bill Harby
Bubble Hotel in Thurgau, Switzerland

5 unique ways to try glamping in Switzerland (Sponsored)

Glamping offers the near comfort of a hotel while still providing much of that camping feeling. See the best places to try glamping in Switzerland.
June 14, 2019/by Christian
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