Issue 8 | 2022 Editorial
Beauty is in the eye of the Beholder.
Someone recently reminded me of this quote, mainly because we disagreed on it. Not on the quote itself but on the beauty in question. How do you measure beauty?
If you are not really a gallery buff but are still interested in art and enjoy getting a behind-the-scenes kind of feel, the CinemArt project might be interesting for you.
GSTAAD CLASSIC CAR AUCTION
This year's Gstaad Classic Car Auction on 29 December 2022 is a fitting end to the year for the Oldtimer Galerie Toffen.
Christmas Carol Service
Once again there will be a Christmas Carol Service in Gstaad on 24 December
Issue 7 | 2022 Editorial
It is the most wonderful time of the year!
For the third year now, as soon as the first snow falls, I pinch myself and once more rejoice – we do live in a winter wonderland and as we are “locals”, we have no return ticket end of the weekend!
Going for the best - learn from natives
During the festive season, when the slopes are full and the queues in front of the lifts are long, they know the little tricks to avoid the crowded slopes and switch to more unknown ones, which are usually a bit emptier. They also know when the snow is still at its best and where and when you ...
Switch it off!
With all the snow falling from the sky, it's hard not to get into the Christmas spirit – but this is a friendly reminder to wait just a little bit longer before switching on the chalet and Christmas lights. Do your part! In a public plea to the inhabitants of Saanenland, the joint municipalities ...
Hotel Alpenland – Yak ravioli
A dream becomes reality!
11 December premiered the first direct train connection from Interlaken to Montreux. The plan for a continuous railway line from Montreux to Interlaken has existed for over a century. For a long time, the plan was to build two tracks − one standard gauge and one narrow gauge − next to each ...
Gstaad Chocolate Shop
For a short moment, the best chocolate boutique in town was hanging in thin air as Heidi, and Stefan Romang decided it was time for them to retire. Lucky for us, Jana Katancik wasn’t afraid to carry on the chocolate business, as she and the Romangs share a passion for traditional and handcrafted ...
I don’t ski anymore. I was never a super good skier anyway, but I still love the feeling of freedom that the view of the immense landscape gives you when you step out of the lift. Perhaps best of all are the lovely pitstops I take up in the terrain. One such places is on the Eggli Gstaad!
The Queen's canopy at la Tine
On Friday, 21 October 2022, a small group met in the forests of the Parc Naturel Region Gruyère Pays-d’Enhaut at La Tine to contribute to the Queen’s Green Canopy – an initiative to commemorate the life and reign of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. How did this come about? GstaadLife ...
The early bird catches the worm.
Antonella Curioni moved to Gstaad in 1997 and set up her own boutique ten years later. The business has grown and strengthened beyond its initial focus on cashmere, proving that independent fashion can compete against the biggest brands. GstaadLife met with Antonella to talk fashion, design ...
New Year Music Festival in it's 17th edition
A stunning set of artists are lined up for music aficionados at the Gstaad New Year Music Festival, taking place between 26 December 2022 and 9 January 2023, with a programme where the excellence will be equaled only by the beauty of the sites.
Gstaad Gallery Guide
The art scene has come a long way in the Saanenland over the past few years. You may have noticed galleries popping up here and there, offering all forms of art from contemporary to impressionism, sculpture, photography and much more besides. Join GstaadLife as we stroll through Gstaad village ...
The best Winter Hotels in Switzerland
Every year the SonntagsZeitung publishes Karl Wild’s list of the 75 best winter hotels in Switzerland, ranging from 5 to 3 stars. Earning yourself a spot on the coveted list – or maintaining your position – amongst the best of the best is an accomplishment in itself, as competition is ...
Gault-Millau Guide, Switzerland, is, by self-proclamation at least, the “most important gourmet guide in the country”, with 870 restaurants listed in the guide. And only one year after Corona, the food scene is even more resilient and exciting than before, noted Gault-Millau editor-in-chief ...
Meet the leading actress Jacqueline Fritschi-Cornaz, playing Mother Teresa and the Swiss Indian writer/director Kamal Musale, at the premiere of Mother Teresa & Me that will take place on 28 December at the Ciné-Theatre cinema in Gstaad.
The Chlösterli Gstaad shines in the splendor
This winter, the renowned Chlösterli will reopen with Martin Bieri at the helm. The heart of the Chlösterli is formed by motivated chefs and staff, who will greet guests with exceptional service and dishes of the highest quality and creativity. In the innovative kitchen, Bieri and his team ...