Tag Archives: Switzerland

Statues of Stature: Sherlock Holmes of Baker Street

Now this statue is instantly identifiable.  It is of course, our hero, the fictional detective, Sherlock Holmes, standing puffing a pipe, outside of Baker Street Tube Station on the Marylebone Road. This bronze artwork was created by artist John Doubleday … Continue reading

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Is this the smallest museum in the world?

This is unique to Basel, said Rudolf my guide as we turned into a narrow alleyway in the city’s Old Quarter.  Uh-oh, said my inner grouch when viewing a steep hill of steps leading  up into the distance but no, … Continue reading

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Make a wish in the Wish Book

When I recently visited Basel, I chanced upon a tradition which I have never heard of before and rather liked.  Just inside the entrance of their beautiful town hall, laid out on a table, lies a large book – a … Continue reading

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The spirit of Christmas is alive in Basel

As a last minute Christmas present, I would like to invite you to meet a man who embodies the spirit of Christmas – Johann Wanner.  I had the good fortune to meet him during a flying visit to Basel earlier … Continue reading

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Five of the Best rock suites …

For the latest edition of  our ‘Five of the Best’ series, it is time to celebrate all that is music! Pull out your guitars and step up to the microphone as we take a look at five of the best … Continue reading

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Suite Dreams Series – #2 – Freddy Mercury Suite, Fairmont Le Montreux Palace

  It’s a kind of magic sums up the how you feel when you walk into the Freddy Mercury suite on the seventh floor of the stunning Belle Epoque Fairmont Le Montreux Palace, Switzerland. This sumptuously spectacular one bedroom suite has a luxurious and … Continue reading

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Five of the Best Museums!

Welcome to the third of our five of the best series, looking at common themes and topics across the Magellan PR client base. This one is looking at destinations with ‘Museums with a Difference’ including The Savoy (a Fairmont property), … Continue reading

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