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Global Spotlight: Living in the Lap of European Luxury

Above: Thonon-les-Bains Established in 2015 and located along the French shores of Lake Geneva, the team at Leman Property continues to raise the bar with their steadfast commitment to putting people first. Dedicated to working hand-in-hand, sharing the same objectives, values, professionalism and convictions, the team works together to bring their clients’ dreams to life. Here, Co-Founder Loïc Daly takes us inside the picturesque real estate market. Daly Please describe your current housin...
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Breathtaking Lakes in Switzerland and How to Visit Them

Whether it’s your first trip to Switzerland or a returning visit, no Switzerland itinerary would be complete without exploring at least one of the beautiful Swiss lakes.  From Lake Geneva, the biggest lake in Switzerland, to a tiny pond in the mountains, the choice is abundant. Which one you should visit depends on your Switzerland itinerary. Find out about the most scenic and colorful large Swiss lakes, and add them to your bucket list. Wonder how many lakes there are in Switzerl...
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Lake Geneva mansion owned by the estate of Richard Driehaus, listed for $39M, has a buyer

The mansion was listed for sale nearly three weeks ago at a record $39.25 million asking price
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Estate of Richard Driehaus lists his Lake Geneva mansion for $39M

The listing is a Lake Geneva record, and it stands as one of the highest asking prices in history in the Midwest.
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This road trip will take you to Switzerland’s most beautiful UNESCO sites

While Switzerland is known for its majestic mountainous landscapes, the country’s natural assets are not the only attractions worth checking out. From the streets of Berne’s Old City to the modern architectural work of Le Corbusier, Switzerland is home to 12 UNESCO-listed sites that are as magnificent as they are diverse. And the best way to see them is on a road trip. The Switzerland road trip itinerary below covers eight of the 12 UNESCO sites and takes you to each corner of the country. You’...
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Most Beautiful Mountain Lakes in Switzerland You Can Easily Reach

When you think of Switzerland, the first things that come up to mind are chocolate, cheese, mountains, picture-perfect landscapes, and… lakes. Find out about some of the most beautiful mountain lakes in Switzerland, which are easy to reach. You’ve probably heard of the famous lakes in Switzerland (Lake Lucerne and Lake Geneva above all), and maybe you’ve even already been to one or more of them. All the major Swiss lakes are beautiful and worth visiting. However, I always found that small alp...
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Video shows Osama bin Laden's niece waving a flag saying 'Trump won' on a lake outside the Biden-Putin summit

Noor bin Ladin protesting in Geneva. Twitter/The Recount Noor bin Ladin protested on Lake Geneva during Biden and Putin's meeting. She waved a "Trump won" flag. Last year she came out as Trump supporter, and has denounced the 9/11 attacks. See more stories on Insider's business page. Osama bin Laden's niece waved a flag that said "Trump won" on a lake outside the villa President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin met on Wednesday.Noor bin Ladin came out last year as...
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‘Practical work’ summit for Biden, Putin: No punches or hugs

By AAMER MADHANI, JONATHAN LEMIRE, and VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV GENEVA (AP) — U.S. President Joe Biden and Russia’s Vladimir Putin exchanged cordial words and plotted modest steps on arms control and diplomacy but emerged from their much-anticipated Swiss summit Wednesday largely where they started — with deep differences on human rights, cyberattacks, election interference and more. The two leaders reached an important, but hardly relationship-changing agreement to return their chief diplomats to Mo...
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ROOMDEX, A Hotel Upsell Innovator, Partners with Marcus Hotels & Resorts

ROOMDEX, the leader in hotel upselling automation, is happy to announce that Marcus Hotels & Resorts has activated ROOMDEX’s Upgrade Optimizer software in two hotels: The Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee, WI and The Grand Geneva Resort & Spa in Lake Geneva, WI. The hotels are the first ROOMDEX customers to take advantage of the new ROOMDEX integration with Oracle Hospitality’s OPERA PMS via OXI.
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The Latest: Activists Call for Peace at Biden-Putin Summit

Peace activists unfurled a huge banner in Lake Geneva calling on the Russian and U.S. presidents to slash their nuclear arsenals.
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Shania Twain's rare glimpses into breathtaking Lake Geneva home

Singer Shania Twain has an impressive collection of properties, in The Bahamas, Canada, Las...
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16 incredible US hotels and resorts that will help make up for a year of lost travel

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. The CDC's recently issued guidelines say fully vaccinated people can travel safely within the US. Experts say the highest travel demand is for hotels with safety protocols and exceptional amenities. For a first post-pandemic hotel stay, these US hotels promise to make up for a year of lost trips. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky With more than half of the US vaccinated (and the number...
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Hundreds of Boats Line up on Lake Geneva in Border Art Project

SAINT-GINGOLPH, Switzerland (Reuters) - Hundreds of boats lined up across Lake Geneva on Sunday in an artistic representation of the border between...
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Swiss Ask If Late #Saudi King Broke Law With $100 Million Gift - Bloomberg

Swiss Ask If Late Saudi King Broke Law With $100 Million Gift - Bloomberg Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah in 2011.   Photographer: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images A Swiss prosecutor is probing whether the late Saudi king broke any laws when he transferred $100 million to a fund controlled by fellow royal Juan Carlos I of Spain in 2008.Last month, a hearing was held behind closed doors in Geneva to discuss a legal opinion that prosecutor Yves Bertossa sought from scholars on whether ...
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Behold, the most expensive homes for sale in every US state

The priciest property in Texas, a French chateau-style mansion outside Houston that sprawls over 26,000 square feet, is on the market for $30 million. Martha Turner Sotheby's International Realty The median home price in the US amid the coronavirus pandemic is roughly $263,000, but the country's priciest properties cost millions more than that. Business Insider tracked down details about — and photos of — the most expensive house for sale in each US state with help from real-estate lis...
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Behold, the most expensive home for sale in every US state

The priciest property in Texas, a French chateau-style mansion outside Houston that sprawls over 26,000 square feet, is on the market for $30 million. Martha Turner Sotheby's International Realty The median home price in the US amid the coronavirus pandemic is roughly $263,000, but the country's priciest properties cost millions more than that. Business Insider tracked down details about — and photos of — the most expensive house for sale in each US state with help from real-estate lis...
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Mizensir Golden Oud

Mizensir, the house of one of the world's most famous perfumers, Alberto Morillas, is launching a new fragrance called Golden Oud. The perfumer got the inspiration for this creation at the moment when he enjoyed the peace and quiet of a summer evening by Lake Geneva and caught the perfume of passers-by: sensual and subtle, and at the same time heavy and intense. Announced as a stunning skin eli... Read full article: Mizensir Golden Oud from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Magazine.
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10 scenic getaways across the US that are within a 1- to 4-hour drive from major cities — and the best hotel to book for each

BI When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Trip Advisor As Americans return to travel, many will choose to avoid the airport in favor of road trips close to home. For inspiration, we compiled 10 destinations with top hotels for each, located within a one-to-four-hour drive of major US cities. Locations feature gorgeous scenery, plenty of personal space, and new policies to promote cleanliness. All hotels are highly rated with d...
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Prefabricated, luxury eco-pod sits high in the Swiss Alps

With sweeping views of the Rhône Valley just south of Lake Geneva, the Zen Suite is the latest addition to the Whitepod Eco-Luxury Hotel. Designed by Montalba Architects, the minimalist-meets-luxurious pod immerses guests in the Dents-du-Midi mountain range of Switzerland. A creative combination of natural materials and sustainable construction, the hotel’s series of pods is aimed at creating spiritual harmony with the surrounding alpine ecosystem. The architects minimized environmental impact ...
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The Latest: S Korea has 56 new COVID cases amid resurgence

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea is reporting 56 new cases of COVID-19 as the country continues to see a resurgence of the virus concentrated in the capital area.Figures released by South Korea’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday brought national totals to 12,003 cases and 277 deaths. It says 10,699 people have so far been released from hospitals after recovery, but 1,057 others remain in treatment.At least 45 of the new cases were reported from the Seoul metropolitan area, wh...
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‘Selfish and Gross’: Illinois Natives Plot Bar Sprees in Wisconsin

When the Wisconsin state Supreme Court struck down the governor’s extended stay-at-home order in a bitterly partisan ruling on Wednesday, crowds descended on bars throughout the state, and local officials raced to impose or reaffirm restrictions meant to keep COVID-19 infections at bay.Meanwhile, residents of neighboring Illinois saw opportunity.The Daily Beast spoke with several Illinois residents who shared plans to travel this weekend to Wisconsin. While they generally said they were aware of...
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In Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, the Avant Cycle Cafe builds community

It all started with a flat tire. A man cycling through Lake Geneva, Wisconsin was charmed by the historic town but really wished it had a bike shop to fix his flat. This cycling mishap has morphed into Avant Cycle Cafe, a community hub that combines a full-service bike shop with excellent coffee and pastries. “Cyclists have a natural inclination to coffee,” managers Ann Esarco and Andrew Gruber told Inhabitat. “When the two worlds came together, it was just a natural fit.” The city of Lake Genev...
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Teen snowboarder from Nova Scotia gearing up for 2020 Youth Olympics

Not many teenagers get a lengthy break from school in January to hit the slopes in Switzerland.But that's exactly what 16-year-old snowboarder Bridget MacLean is doing.MacLean, a Grade 11 student at Sacred Heart School in Halifax, is the only Nova Scotia athlete on Canada's team at the 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games, taking place in Lausanne."I'm really excited. It's an experience I never thought I would get," said MacLean, prior to one of her final training runs earlier thi...
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Sermon for Epiphany I: In Christ (Eph. 1:3-14)

Alps, with Mürren in the foreground (2019) SERMON for Epiphany I (Ephesians 1:3-14) Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places… (Ephesians 1.3) • The Lord be with you. On our recent trip to Europe something I hadn’t anticipated happened. One day we took the train from Lake Geneva in Switzerland toward the Alps. At Interlaken we boarded a train to Lauterbrunnen at the foot of the mountains. From there ...
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Most beautiful winter lakes

Summer is the season for envying your friends with lake houses and angling to get yourself an invitation to visit them. Lakes are as synonymous with summer weekends as beaches and barbecue, but many forget that lakes aren’t just a warm-weather destination. In fact, some — like people without lake houses — would argue that winter is the best time to visit the country’s most beautiful lakes. Whether it’s hiking, skating, or just a quick pit stop to bask in the frozen magic, a cold-weather lake ...
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Here’s how New Year’s was celebrated around the world

The calendar just turns from one day to the next, but Jan. 1, 2020, marks the end of a decade and ushers in a new start. Participants react in the water as they take part in the annual New Year’s Day Loony Dook swim, in the Firth of Forth, in South Queensferry, near Edinburgh, on Wednesday, Jan.1, 2020. Every year, people brave the River Forth, near the Forth Bridge, on New Year’s Day to see in the New Year and raise money for charity. (Photo by Andy Buchanan/AFP via Getty Images) Revelers...
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Four Great Reasons To Visit The Lake Geneva Region of Switzerland

The Lake Geneva Region (Canton of Vaud) is located in the French-speaking part of Western Switzerland, a timeless, picture-postcard destination of classic mountain beauty, refined cuisine and legendary hotels. Visitors come for wine tastings in the Lavaux vineyards, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. They dine in celebrated Michelin-starred restaurants and local brasseries and visit lively farmers markets. Outdoor opportunities range from hiking and biking to sailing and swimming in Lake Geneva. Majo...
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The secret dynasty of Liam Printer

He’s the most dominant coach you’ve never heard of. In four seasons, he’s won two European championships and finished second in the other two. Not bad for a guy who was originally focused on coaching snowboarding. Emmet Ryan chats to Liam Printer, for whom basketball has sent him on some odd journeys Reasonably speaking, going from Westport in Co. Mayo on Ireland’s west coast to Lausanne, Switzerland, to teach isn’t that odd. French is a common enough language to learn in Ireland and Switzerlan...
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History lesson in The Languedoc

The gods must have looked after us whilst we were in Switzerland but as we leave the heavens open and they don't stop until we get over the border and into France. Any view of Lake Geneva was completely obliterated by low lying cloud. Hey we dont mind
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Lake Geneva cruise takes guests on 'watery Polar Express' to Santa's Wisconsin summer home

The Lake Geneva Cruise Line annual Santa cruise starts the day after Thanksgiving and goes through Jan. 4.          [Author: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
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