Adventure + Travel

Adventure + Travel

The Origin of an Olive: How One Sicilian Family Works to Export the Freshest Possible Oil to Switzerland

We flew to Sicily to participate in the harvest of the olive oil we use each day.

3 Foraging Activities for Fall in and around Lausanne

Yes we all love admiring the fall foliage, but if you’re a foodie and want to take this season up a notch, why not try foraging this autumn? Here are 3 ways you can connect to nature while also acquiring some delicious ingredients for your meals.

Out and About: Cycling in Autumn

It’s not too late to get out of the city to discover the countryside by bike. Actually, it’s the perfect time.

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27 Sep 21

3 Fall Foliage Forest Hikes Near Lausanne

Autumn is here and its colors are fleeting – grab your boots and backpack to hit one of these beautiful Valais trails known for their stunning fall leaves.

14 Sep 21

TNCE

Part bicycle atelier, part café, one hundred percent community. If your two-wheeled steed needs some love, this is the spot in Lausanne to get it.

5 Villages to Celebrate Les Désalpes

A charming alpine tradition since 3000 BC, here are 5 places you can watch the “cows come home” somewhat close to Lausanne.

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02 Jul 21

Hands Up if You Want to Stand Up

Interested in joining the stand up paddleboard community? Our contributor Nicola gives you all the info you need, from how to get started to tips on staying safe on the lake.

6 Delicious Hikes Near Lausanne

Hike eat hike. Here are a handful of hikes for food enthusiasts who like to indulge in a good meal and some fresh air & exercise in a beautiful setting.

03 May 21

Hotels and Destinations that Will Make You Want to Stay in Switzerland this Year

In 2020, we had to stay local. In 2021, we’re choosing to.

15 Apr 21

Gather ‘Round the Fire: Local Spots for Outdoor Cooking

Restaurant terraces open Monday. But you don’t have to wait to dine al fresco thanks to these local fire pits and Switzerland’s beloved cervelas.

Best Spring Walks in & around Lausanne

We may not have much else to do but get outside and appreciate all that Mother Nature is giving us this season. Which, in our opinion, is quite a lot.

25 Feb 21

Out Cold: A Night Spent in an Igloo

I came; I sawed; I conquered. Nicola shares her experience building and sleeping in an igloo on a Swiss mountain side.

06 Jan 21

Socially Distanced Splendor in Lavaux

Who says the vineyards can only be enjoyed in the warmer months? Bundle up and grab a glass, because this wine walk is a Covid-friendly outing that involves fresh air and local wine.

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 bit of joy to your heart as well.

25 Jun 20

Three easy, local hikes we like

Three easy hikes with gorgeous surroundings, all family friendly.