Giardino Seerose
September 9, 2019
Interview

German actress Iris Berben about Ayurveda

After intensive weeks of filming and theatre performances, German actress Iris Berben is enjoying her Ayurveda treatment at Giardino Ascona – a conversation about mindfulness, time outs and espresso as a drug The sound of her voice is as unmistakable as the colours of autumn. She was a comedienne in Sketchup and played Inspector Rosa […]

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September 9, 2019
Travel Tip

Spring in Ticino

Spring in Ticino is long and intense. And just as soon as it ends, it’s right around the corner once again. How lovely! One could be forgiven for calling the area “kitschy”, given its landscape dominated by the bright blue lake, white mountains and colourful flowers. A declaration of love by Elsemarie Maletzke. Gardener and […]

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September 9, 2019
Stories behind

At home with Rolf Fliegauf

Rolf Fliegauf is one of Switzerland’s most decorated chefs. But what does he cook with his wife, Jenifer, at home? We joined him for dinner at his flat in Locarno. The guests mill about, passing around canapés and clinking glasses. Rolf Fliegauf stands looking thoughtfully at the oven. “This must be the first time I’ve […]

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September 9, 2019
Focus Ayurveda

Ayurveda with western standards

In a world that is becoming more and more hectic, we need spaces to restore our power, mindfulness and tranquillity. Only in this way can we maintain our personal health over the long term. Using modern cures and treatments, Ayurveda by Giardino pursues precisely this objective in Ascona, St. Moritz and Zurich. What is Ayurveda? […]

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September 9, 2019
Guided by Giardino

Windsurfing in the Engadin

The Maloja winds make windsurfing in the Engadine an unforgettable experience. Philippe Frutiger, CEO of the Giardino Group, likes to swap his jacket for a wetsuit from time to time – and he even takes guests along for the ride on Lake Silvaplaner. When he was 12 years old, Philippe Frutiger had a role model. […]

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