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Arts & Culture, Travel

Chaplin’s World – Vevey, Switzerland

Chaplin’s World – Vevey, Switzerland

When Michael Chaplin first told us about his plan to to turn the family home into a museum dedicated to his father, we knew what an immense undertaking this would be. At that time, Michael was still living at Manoir de Ban in Corsier-sur-Vevey, Switzerland, with his family. When he […]

by × February 3, 2017 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

New Chaplin Collection at Musée de l’Elysée

New Chaplin Collection at Musée de l’Elysée

A few years ago I spent a memorable afternoon with Michael Chaplin, strolling around the grounds of his father’s former home, Manoir de Ban in Corsier-sur-Vevey. Charlie Chaplin purchased the house in 1953 and remained here with his family until his death in 1977. As Michael led me down to a vantage point with spectacular […]

by × July 14, 2011 × 0 comments

Health & Beauty, Travel

Hotel Des Trois Couronnes & Charlie Chaplin Museum, Vevey

Hotel Des Trois Couronnes & Charlie Chaplin Museum, Vevey

Built in 1842 as a small palace, the Hotel Des Trois Couronnes glistens on the shores of Lake Geneva. Nestled next to the historic old town of Vevey this grand old dame of belle époque elegance has unrivalled magical views of the lake and the Alps.  I have been fortunate to […]

by × July 31, 2010 × 0 comments