Archive | September, 2013

The Scene that “Funky Claude” Built: the Montreux Jazz Festival

September 22, 2013


30km east of Lausanne, in the heart of the “Swiss Riviera” near the end of Lake Geneva, lies the town of Montreux. The town has long been a popular escape for the rich and famous, owing to its benign climate, tony hotels, beautiful waterfront, and secluded location. Artists and musicians including Noel Coward, Igor Stravinsky, […]

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Footloose and Child-free in Dubrovnik

September 7, 2013

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After completing the school year here in Lausanne, the kids were eager to spend some time back in Canada attending camp and visiting with friends and relatives over the summer. We were happy to oblige them and take advantage of the freedom to try some new activities in Lausanne and do some traveling on our […]

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