The Lausanne Guide

28 Oct 20

Yova: Invest for a Better World

Being a changemaker doesn’t mean we need to work at an NGO or create some sort of impact startup—it means we need to “incorporate

26 Oct 20

Top 10 Coziest Cafés in Lausanne

With the weather turning, we are searching for the spots in town that are welcoming, warm, and invite us to settle in and stay

23 Oct 20

Sylvie Makela Is on a Mission

Sylvie Makela wants to redefine beauty norms for Lausanne, give women the confidence to go natural, and live according to their true selves.

16 Oct 20

Best Autumn Walks in Lausanne

We’ve rounded up our favorite autumn walks in and around Lausanne and we hope these will give you some head space and bring a

14 Oct 20

How to Start Your Own Cookbook Club

Want to connect over great food and conversation? Perhaps it’s time to start your own cookbook club.

04 Oct 20

Let’s Jump In, Shall We?

Eight years ago we recognized that our deep desire to understand, unpack, and engage with Lausanne meant we couldn’t dabble in the shallow end

02 Oct 20

Top 10 Things To Do This Autumn in Lausanne

Discover our favorite activities to do in and around Lausanne during the autumn season.

A Love Letter to Latin America: Lucha Libre

Wanderlust but no where to go? Let your itchy feet guide you to Rue Marterey where the fiesta is on, all year long.

Sardine

Travel may be on hold, but a simple stroll up to La Cité is enough to whisk you away, if only for a night.

25 Jun 20

Three easy, local hikes we like

Three easy hikes with gorgeous surroundings, all family friendly.

28 May 20

What’s Your Favorite Cookbook?

For all of us becoming home cooks in this new era, discover our friend Kelly’s favorite cookbooks and recipes.

22 Apr 20

On grief and grieving: How we’re processing the impact of Coronavirus

At first the idea of grieving our current upheaval seemed extreme. But then we allowed ourselves to give our emotions a name.

25 Mar 20

Swiss Online Shopping in the Age of Coronavirus

A useful list of online resources to help meet your needs here in Lausanne, without requiring you to go into a physical store.

20 Mar 20

Coronavirus Resources in Lausanne

Though we may not be able to reach out and lend you a physical hand, we hope this page will be a source of

25 Feb 20

Cospire

Bright and modern coworking and event space based in Lausanne, who offer day passes, monthly memberships, private offices and meeting room rental.

19 Feb 20

Under the Skin. A fleur de peau.

The first ever temporary exhibit at the Musée Cantonal des Beaux Arts Lausanne invites us under the surface of Vienna in 1900.

17 Feb 20

February 17-23, 2020

It’s a fairly quiet week in Lausanne (unless you’re a parent, of course – yay, school holidays! ;)), but we’ve gathered up the best

The Best Pizza in Lausanne

It’s a hard job, but someone’s gotta do it. We took three Italian friends and ate our weight in pizza around Lausanne.

05 Feb 20

Ten Cozy Spots to Spend with Your Valentine(s)

We’ve rounded up 10 places where you can spend a perfectly cozy evening with your special person or people.

Vaga Bon Café

It’s as if the clock moves a bit slower here–the pace is refreshingly measured, offering moments to take in the details, to sip slowly.