Visitors with a little extra time can wallow in all things Charlie Chaplin at the new Chaplin’s World interactive museum in Vevey, about 10 miles away along the lakeshore from Lausanne, Switzerland. The attraction, located on the grounds of the actor’s last home, features acres of gardens, Chaplin’s house and the museum. Re-created film sets, sound and light shows and vintage posters are just a few of the features of Chaplin’s World, where even kids who don’t know his work will emerge lifelong fans.
Plan to spend at least three hours, and if you have a car, consider driving around Vevey, where the city’s love affair with Chaplin continues with giant frescos adorning the exterior of office buildings and even a hotel — The Modern Times — devoted to him.
In Vevey, you can also learn about the history of food at the newly reopened Alimentarium. The interactive exhibits are interesting in and of themselves, but are likely to be upstaged by the spectacle of a giant fork, known as Ze Fork, emerging from the lake in front of the museum. Continuing on the food theme, families of all ages can sample chocolate at Nest, a new factory/museum dedicated to Henri Nestlé, said to have invented milk chocolate here.
Love to laugh and travel? Join Just For Laughs in Cancún presented by Pollen Presents Nov. 3–7. This festival event brings together the relaxing accommodations of a 5-star resort and laugh-out-loud funny comedy sets for a long, unforgettable escape.
The biggest names in the Middle East sporting community will gather for the Sports Industry Awards as the event returns for its eighth edition. SPIA recognizes the achievements of individuals, organizations, facilities and campaigns that contributed to the development of sport in the region.
A handful of historic towns in Texas Hill Country reinvented themselves as upscale food, wine and culture destinations. Fredericksburg is the shining star among them, transcending its historic German underpinnings to the point where it’s drawing a more cosmopolitan group of visitors, including many from outside Texas.
In an exclusive partnership, Lufthansa Group teams with Viking Cruises to offer the cruise line’s travelers direct, non-stop flights from the New York City area to Malta (MLA), beginning June 30. Flights will operate three times weekly on Lufthansa’s Airbus A350-900, departing from Newark Liberty International Airport.
The Sports Industry Awards returned with a bang last night as 200 guests packed the W Hotel Great Ball Room for the gala ceremony.
Indianapolis International Airport officially opened its first-ever art gallery, The KIND Gallery, named after the airport’s international airport code. It is initially featuring artists from Harrison Center for the Arts.
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Boca Raton Resort & Club recently announced a new partnership with Major Food Groups, creating one of the best culinary destinations in the United States. Major Food Groups is the company behind some of the hottest restaurants, including Carbone, The Grill and Parm. This partnership will launch multiple dining concepts as part of the resort's $150 million transformation.