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When summer comes around, most of us travel around Europe or fly to the other side of the planet. We won’t deny the beauty and excitement that arises when you set foot on a new land, but have you ever thought of how important it is to actually get to know your home country before going abroad?

5 cosy hotels for a perfect swiss experience

Switzerland is a small country dominated by mountains, cows and chickens. In 2013, it was said that the number of hens outgrew the entire swiss population. While this means that you can’t expect too much city-hype, it also means that there’s plenty of nature left intact! Here are 5 of the best places to stay…

Teo Jakob, the bridge between industry and art

Teo Jakob is a swiss designer brand, founded by Theodor Jakob in Berne. It exposes a curated variety of interior design brands. In 1950, Theodor Jakob imported iconic design from the Bauhaus mouvement and from Italian and Scandinavian designers to Switzerland. He was a precursor of interior design at the time. Today, the brand is…

Fernwehgram in Ireland

In Dublin for a few days? That’s great! Here’s a bit of inspiration to hop on a bus for a day tour around Kilkenny, the Wicklow Mountains and Glendalough. 

What is Macramé and why is it popular

What is Macramé Macramé is a knotting art, a mix between knitting and hitching knots… It’s made a great comeback this summer, and ever since you can find all types of « Macramed » items: from hats to chairs, wall macramé and bags, macramé is everywhere. It brings a touch of seventies into the home (or the…

Krack a pipe at the Dynastie Bar in Geneva

  Geneva is finally changing, from the small protestant city to the vibrant, you-have-to-be-in-the-know, eclectic city.  Bars and restaurants are opening every month and one in particular caught our attention: the Dynastie bar . They opened a few months ago, but they are already on top of their game. While most Genevans are well acquainted with the…

Bathroom essentials in Eaux-Vives, Geneva

Today I want to talk to you about two shops I particularly like: Cuppins, an amazing store in Terrassière and Bolia, a new furniture design store in Avenue Pictet-de-Rochemont. Cuppins is a cute, pink, girly concept store located in 13 rue de la Terrassière. Already, before I became totally addicted to their cupcakes, I used…

Everyone likes Italian Delicatessen

  « Everyone likes a little bit of luxury » have I heard recently. Well, my kind of luxury is fine Italian food, traditional savoir-faire passed on from one generation to another… As I was going home, I noticed some time ago this small delicatessen shop ( their products are so fine I dare not call it…