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Montreux - Switzerland's Music City

While I didn’t get to go to the Montreux Jazz Festival this year and I’ll miss out on the Fêtes de Genève too (a small price to pay to come home and see my family), I did have the opportunity to visit Montreux back in early June for the… 614 more words


The First Week

Because I’m lazy, I’ll let the pictures do most of the talking. ;P


My first lunch at the much raved about Les 3 Sifflets (Swiss cuisine, no less) was definitely one to remember! 153 more words


Of Dreams and NOT Giving Up

I love festivals! They always bring a fresh perspective to whatever art is presented. Today, I had the pleasure of attending the Montreux Jazz Festival… 447 more words


I'm here about the "Igor Wanted" ad

It is very nice when your favourite “historical nineteenth century” hotel in a lake-side Swiss town adds a Russian receptionist to its crew, who greats you with the multi-syllable “Dobro Pozhalovat’” instead of a curt “welcome”. 418 more words


Switzerland, France and England: An International Shopping Spree//Part 1

Since getting back from (and indeed, leaving for) Switzerland, I have spent more money than I have in a looong time. That’s right, in a week and two days I have spent more money than I normally would in two months! 383 more words

A Teen Philosophy

Leo Tardin: Mr Gemini, the man with two personalities

In the run up to his performance at Chateau de Chillon for Montreux Jazz on 13th July, Leo Tardin talks about his live project with Turkish percussionist… 1,201 more words

Alex Goodman wins the 2014 Montreux Jazz Festival International Guitar Competition

Congratulations to the young Canadian guitarist Alex Goodman, who has first place and the public’s choice prize at the Montreux Jazz Festival International Guitar Competition. 1,448 more words