Living

28 Sep 22

Emmaüs Etagnières: Celebrating 50 Years of Community Spirit

Emmaüs Etagnières is more than just a second-hand store. It’s an association dedicated to fighting against poverty and exclusion.
22 Sep 22

A Parents’ Guide to School Holiday Camps in Lausanne

For those who need help with childcare during school holidays, Lausanne offers an amazing variety of camps year-round.
08 Sep 22

Design & Furniture Shops in and around Lausanne

Who is sick of trekking to Aubonne and Etoy on that boring stretch of autoroute to shop for furniture? If you are, then read on.
07 Sep 22

Supermarket Free in Lausanne

Looking to support local businesses and farms, but always find yourself at the big supermarket chains for your weekly shop? Here is your guide to going supermarket free in Lausanne.
15 Jul 22

Cool Down in these Lausanne Area Pools

Heat waves are getting real in Lausanne, but we’ve got you covered with our favorite Lausanne area pools. Let’s dive in, shall we?

Best Summer Day Trips for Visitors to Lausanne

Visitors coming to Lausanne? We’ve got you covered so you can show them a good time with these 5 day-trips all from Lausanne.
01 Jul 22

3 Ways to Treat Yourself in Lausanne this Summer

Summer is finally here! It’s the moment to take time for ourselves and be dedicated to what I call the “holy trinity”: mind, body, and food. How about finding ways to treat yourself in Lausanne during this season?

Catherine Cruchon and the Legacy of Swiss Biodynamic Wine

For Catherine, it isn’t just about the vines or even the wine, it is about creating an experience that evokes “emotional registry.

The Best Airbnbs in Lausanne

Have visitors coming, or want to become a tourist in your own city? We’ve done all the research so you don’t have to! Here is our list of the best Airbnbs in and around Lausanne for your next staycation.
02 Jun 22

Designer’s Table

Discover the concept of Designer’s Table, and the man behind it all.
25 May 22

Top Summer Activities in & around Lausanne 2022

Want to make the most of Lausanne’s warmer weather? We’re telling you about the biggest and best summertime events to attend in and around town this year. Because who needs to travel when you live in Lausanne?
20 May 22

Luna Park in Lausanne 2022

Luna Park is making its annual return to Lausanne! Here’s everything you need to know about this local summertime theme park.
17 May 22

Finding a Sports Club in Lausanne: A whole new ball game

Have you been feeling the itch to get up and move, to connect with a community and to start that health-kick you promised yourself back in January? Read on to hear more about why you should consider joining a sports club in Lausanne and where to find the one that’s right for you.

Spin City: 2022 is the year of the bike in Lausanne

The City of Lausanne has deemed 2022 as the year of the bike. Check out these activities to keep you spinning in and around Lausanne.
29 Apr 22

3 Innovative Fitness Solutions in Lausanne 2022

Working out isn’t just about dumbbells anymore. Check out these innovative technologies that are making us approach fitness with a fresh perspective.
22 Apr 22

Waste Not, Want Not: Local sustainable living with a global impact

Everyone can try to live more sustainably, even if it’s just changing the way we shop. Check out our round-up of Swiss sustainable brands making us think twice about what we can reduce, reuse, and recycle.

Favorite Running Paths in & around Lausanne

Whether you’re training for a race or just like to stay active, we’ve rounded up our favorite running paths to hit the pavement (or trails) and enjoy the sights too.

What to do in Zurich

It’s often in the top 10 in terms of most expensive cities, but there’s a lot of heart and soul in this metropolitan city only 2.5 hours from Lausanne.
17 Mar 22

The Enduring Success of One of Lausanne’s First Health Clubs

A premium fitness club in the heart of Lausanne that removes any and all excuses for working out. Learn why Holmes Place is THE place to be.
10 Mar 22

What Lausanne-based NGO Medair Is Doing to Support Ukrainian Refugees – and How You Can Help

Our TLG Contributor Nicola Reinle works for Medair which deployed its team of humanitarian workers mere days after the violence in Ukraine began. We talk to her about what the team is seeing and how we can help them help others.
09 Mar 22

Just for Laughs: The English Comedy Scene in Lausanne

If you’ve forgotten what it’s like to laugh (who could blame you), why not take in some local stand-up comedy in English.

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