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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

25 Jun 20

Three easy, local hikes we like

Three easy hikes with gorgeous surroundings, all family friendly.

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.

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.

Auberge de l’Abbaye de Montheron

As if the charming location and edifice aren’t enough, it’s the ethos and spirit of this Auberge that really makes it special.

01 Apr 19

April 1-7, 2019

Happy April friends! Even though the temperatures are supposed to dip again this week, the flowers are blooming, the birds chirping, and we can’t

25 Mar 19

March 25-31, 2019

And the sunshine continues! Lots of fun events to help continue to celebrate the arrival of spring…isn’t Lausanne just lovely this time of year?

11 Mar 19

March 11-17, 2019

Doesn’t it feel like an eternity ago when we were parading around town, faces kissed by the early spring sun? We knew it wasn’t

24 Feb 19

February 25 – March 3, 2019

The highways were busier than normal this past weekend, as everyone is headed up to the mountains for the week long school holiday. Are

18 Feb 19

February 18 – 24, 2019

We really don’t want to jinx it, but this entire weekend we couldn’t help but wonder if winter has bid us an early adieu.

10 Feb 19

February 11 – 17, 2019

Photograph by Gabriel Garcia Marengo What are you up to this week? The sentiment this week seems divided between those who are adamant about

Gab’s Lab

A gastropub right in the heart of our city, offering locally brewed beer and a delicious menu to pair it with.

21 Jan 19

January 21 – 27, 2019

It’s that time of the year again–The World Snow Festival begins this week in Grindelwald. We’ve never made the trek, but we hear it’s

10 Dec 18

The Lausanne Guide Christmas Giveaways 2018

Joyeux Noël! Frohe Weihnachten! Buon Natale! Merry Christmas, friends! Santa has a lot on his plate in December, but at The Lausanne Guide, we’ve

04 Oct 18

Street Style – Eleni

“Just do what feels comfortable,” we tell her, as we move the camera lens a few inches from her face. “This?” she says, hiding

Le Contretemps: A Summer with LoveChick

Le Contretemps is one of those special places, where every single time we take a seat on its lovely terrace, watch our kids run

Atelier des Gourmands

The best version of feasting with your eyes is the kind where you can then tangibly feast–and savor every bite. Friends, we’ve found a

Al Sacco

Nestled in the quiet street of Rue du Simplon in the sous-gare neighborhood, is a tiny gem that we’ve loved since it opened last year, but