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Swiss Blog #1: A Renversé Is Not A Coffee With Milk

Swiss Blog #1: A Renversé Is Not A Coffee With Milk

Our first blog post about Swiss specificities is dedicated to the Renversé! In Switzerland you do not say a Coffee with Milk, you say a Renversé… but be careful. It is not really the same thing! The name of Coffee varies a lot from one country to another and even sometimes from one region to another. However, if we compare the name given to coffee with milk in the adjacent regions of French-speaking Switzerland, we quickly see that the renversé…

Wysses Rössli in Schwyz. Gastronomy and Culture at 4 stars.

Wysses Rössli in Schwyz. Gastronomy and Culture at 4 stars.

Switzerland is a hidden treasure to be discovered in the heart of Europe. And inside this magnificent treasure, the Wysses Rössli Hotel is one of the key jewels. In this beautiful 4 stars Hotel you will discover a journey between Gastronomy and culture. Check it out. Located in the heart of Switzerland in the city of Schwyz, this amazing hotel deserves our admiration as it travelled through history and today is the witness of a great heritage. Since September 2008,…

Social Media in Switzerland, 2015 figures

Social Media in Switzerland, 2015 figures

Here are the updated figures for Social media in Switzerland. These figures correspond to end of August 2015. As we can see, Switzerland is a very connected country in which luxury brands but also media, electronics or retail food are all using social media to communicate with customers and fans.

Vittel Couch Converter, move!

Vittel Couch Converter, move!

Vittel, the mineral water brand is launching by end of march a new operation called Couch converter. Basically they offer you to get rid of your sofa (at least a part of it) and transform it into a trendy pair of sneakers.

Ricola Glacier Mint, what Swiss nature has to offer at its best.

Ricola Glacier Mint, what Swiss nature has to offer at its best.

Ricola is a Swiss company that became a true ambassador for the country. With more than 5 billion drops produced every year, Ricola sells its iconic bonbons all over the world. 85 years after the foundation of the Swiss company, they still keep going with innovation. This month, they are launching a new variety of drops, Menthe des Glaciers – Glacier’s Mint – Gletscherminze. LuxuryActivist was chosen to test the new drops and it gave us the opportunity to review…

Matthieu Gafsou at l’Elysee Lausanne. Only God can Judge me.

Matthieu Gafsou at l’Elysee Lausanne. Only God can Judge me.

Lausanne is definitely the place to be for modern and contemporary photography. This summer, l’Elysee Museum for photography is holding a very interesting photo exhibition called “Only God can Judge me” by Swiss photographer Matthieu Gafsou. Matthieu Gafsou, Swiss, Artist, invested. By choosing Matthieu Gafsou to perform an exhibition at l’Elysée, the Swiss institution in Lausanne took a position in terms of artistic engagement torwards some “bites”. In deed, Matthieu Gafsou always brought and edgy look in every theme he…

2014 Digital in Switzerland at its best.

2014 Digital in Switzerland at its best.

Here is our 2014 look on the best of Switzerland online. With such a developed country in terms of telecommunications and a national digital market pretty much mature, the quality of digital is quite High. Several leading brands as well as great web partners have establish great strategies and we can find people of great quality. Get ready for the Swiss tour of digital. Swiss 2013 internet key figures Switzerland is a powerful digital country. Not only because everybody (or…

Jelmoli Zürich welcomes Karl Lagerfeld

Jelmoli Zürich welcomes Karl Lagerfeld

The Luxury Department store Jelmoli welcomes Karl Lagerfeld in a edgy 20m2 store in store. From March 20th, you will be able to dive into the amazing world of one of the most incredible fashion designers of all. Jelmoli once again defines itself as the true house of luxury shopping. They always select the best of the best and most of the time you will find brands that you can only find at Jelmoli in Switzerland. Their work in terms…

The Face Bar Verbier, get inspired.

The Face Bar Verbier, get inspired.

Discover this amazing beauty service in Verbier, called The Face Bar. It is all about Hair and Make-up artistry. It is our Editor’s pick up of the month. The Face Bar Verbier was created ealier this year in Verbier-Switzerland by Hair and Make-up artist Rebecca Thoirs. Verbier, the place to be. Verbier is a ski resort in Switzerland. It is recognized as one of the premiere “off-piste” resorts in the world. Some areas are covered with snow all year long,…

Le Mirador Kempinski Lake Geneva – A dream on top of the Alps.

Le Mirador Kempinski Lake Geneva – A dream on top of the Alps.

There are hotels that are great addresses to stay. But Le Mirador Kempinski Lake Geneva is a dream come true. Sitting on top of the magnificence Swiss Alpinian landscapes and the famous Lake Geneva, the experience you will get here is as we say: “unique in your lifetime“. Every single thing about this amazing 5 stars palace will strike you. From the main reception desk entrance to all the different decoration details in the corridors, as well as in the…

Larusée Bleue Absinth, now everywhere with you

Larusée Bleue Absinth, now everywhere with you

Switzerland is the land of watches but also the land of Absinth. A while ago you could discover Larusée, a high qualitative Swiss Absinth manufacturer. They are launching now a new 10cl bottle on their Larusée Bleue. You can easily carry it with you everywhere.   Larusée Bleue is one of the distinctive Absinths that the Swiss manufacturer has in its catalog. It is an Absinth with 55% that is both refreshing and seductive as well as captivating. Why the…

Jelmoli celebrates its 180th anniversary jubilee

Jelmoli celebrates its 180th anniversary jubilee

Jelmoli, the most luxury Department store in Switzerland is celebrating its 180th anniversary. The House of Brands, that is how they call themselves, is preparing a great celebration with events, new brands and new shop-in-shops openings. Jelmoli is also the oldest Department store in Switzerland, still operating and leading the way in the luxury distribution business. Every year, they always create events and present new brands, most of them in an exclusive contract. To celebrate this amazing Jubilee, new brands are…

Victorinox Smart times event. Digital story-telling.

Victorinox Smart times event. Digital story-telling.

Victorinox launched this summer a digital story-telling operation during the Smart Times 2013 in Switzerland. For this occasion, they transformed a Victorinox Smart Car into a video-booth. Check here the entire story and how did they manage the event.    Story-Telling is key One of the most important keywords in the modern marketing and communication strategies worldwide is STORY-TELLING. Everybody talks about it, has his own definition, share things about it, but at the end; who is really doing it? According…

Switzerland and Japan: 150th anniversary of bilateral relationships in 2014

Switzerland and Japan: 150th anniversary of bilateral relationships in 2014

Did you know that next year Japan and Switzerland are celebrating their 150th anniversary of bilateral relationships? 2014 will be a very exciting year for these 2 countries as many events will be organized in Japan as well as in Switzerland. The 2 countries have been in good relationship since 1864. Diplomacy, economics, politics, social and commerce have been operating well since then. The 2 countries have many things in common and share many often the same spirit. And the…

Alchimie Forever, Swiss quality for your daily beauty.

Alchimie Forever, Swiss quality for your daily beauty.

Discover Alchimie for Ever, a Swiss skincare company that provides both the best from Dermatology and the best from Nature into a modern range of skincare products. All Swiss made, so you cannot be disappointed. It all started in 2004 on the initiative of Ada Polla, current CEO. Her parents being in the medical industry she had the right background to start a serious business in the beauty area. So the father, Dr. Luigi Polla, acts since the start of…

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