Lake Geneva region, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – It’s a long weekend for most people in the region, thanks to 1 August, the Swiss national holiday falling on a Friday. Plenty of partying, picnicking and fireworks on offer, and GenevaLunch offers you a few suggestions before closing down until Tuesday 5 August: we’re taking a break, too. […]
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The Tibetan traveller on ChinaGold reports in, after a few days in Lhasa. Note: he speaks Mandarin well and when hitchhiking across Tibet last year found that speaking to Tibetans as well as Han Chinese was not a problem, in terms of language barriers.
“My philosophy is simple: I like the world of music, and there I think global because you have to let yourself think big enough. But I drink “local,” Daniel Rossellat smiles, raising a glass of very good Chasselas from the vineyards near Paleo, the festival he founded more than 35 years ago. “I always taste […]
Great summer weather to some of us means a terrace or balcony or, better yet, sitting by the lakeside at the end of the day with a picnic, accompanied by a nice wine. And if the wine comes in a fun bottle and is also a good wine: all the better. Uvavins in Morges in […]
Liam Bates, who occasionally contributes travel articles to GenevaLunch, is currently leading a group that includes Lake Geneva area people on an overland trip to Lhasa, capital of Tibet. It is indeed possible to go to Tibet, he writes Saturday in a new ChinaGold blog post, but not overland, despite having negotiated permits for this. […]