Category Archives: Work & Study

VSArt looking for artists, musicians, volunteers

A VSArt essential oils workshop

VSArt, an association that brings cultural opportunities to disadvantaged and elderly people, is looking for artists and musicians or just “folks with a big heart, some spoken French and a little time to devote to others, occasionally.” Meredith Charreyron explains. Continue reading VSArt looking for artists, musicians, volunteers

Study Chinese medicine in Grenoble

L’école de Médecine Chinoise & Qi Gong

Anna Cartalade shares her experiences on a Chinese medicine training programme now offering courses in Grenoble city centre.

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TESOL France Grenoble: bringing English teachers together

TESOL swap-shoppers holding up their copies of Teaching Times


Grenoble Life speaks to Christina Rebuffet-Broadus, Grenoble’s TESOL France regional coordinator about some upcoming events and the benefits of being involved in teaching associations.

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Introducing … Sweet Home Grenoble

Sweet Home Grenoble – language exchanges and discovery of the Grenoble area

Corinne Crespi of Sweet Home Grenoble tells us how the association can help newly arriving expats to discover the region and practise their French.

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Grenoble – an Indian’s view

Bhargav Prasanna Swaminathan in Grenoble

Bhargav Prasanna Swaminathan has come to Grenoble from India to do a Master’s in engineering. He shares his first impressions of life in the Captial of the Alps from an Indian perspective.

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Learn French in Grenoble with Marie Verrey

Learning French? Photo by malinky
Learning French? Photo by malinky

We talk to teacher Marie Verrey about her work as an FLE freelancer and the advantages of learning French in Grenoble

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VSArt – calling for creative volunteers in Grenoble and the Isère

VSArt in action

Meredith Charreyron explains how you can help VSArt, a French volunteer association that brings cultural opportunities to disadvantaged and elderly people. Continue reading VSArt – calling for creative volunteers in Grenoble and the Isère

Grenoble Life meets Your European Stylist

Fashion advice with Your European Stylist

Lonneke Timmerman speaks to Grenoble Life about Your European Stylist, her new fashion consultancy based in the city. Continue reading Grenoble Life meets Your European Stylist

Buying a home in Grenoble? A French mortgage guide

Dream home for sale? Photo: austinevan

Steven Grover of The Spectrum IFA Group guides us around the basic facts of buying property in France. Continue reading Buying a home in Grenoble? A French mortgage guide

A guide to living abroad in Grenoble

A subjective view of Grenoble? Photo: Dave Peake
Grenoble Life editor James Dalrymple reviews Aurelia d’Andrea’s guidebook Moon Living Abroad in France, which features, among many other useful insights into all things Gallic, a chapter on the Capital of the Alps.