Tag Archives: Capital of the Alps

A veggie in Grenoble

Squash time! ¨Photo: Gerry Balding

British blogger and erasmus student Elizabeth Gear shares this post about life as a vegan in the Capital of the Alps.  Continue reading A veggie in Grenoble

The opening thoughts of a future Erasmus student

Michael Hansford in action. Photo: Abbie Felton (http://feltonsfotos.weebly.com)

Erasmus student Michael Hansford anticipates life in the Capital of the Alps, where he will be studying at Université Pierre Mendes France and playing for the Centaures de Grenoble American football team.  Continue reading The opening thoughts of a future Erasmus student

International Grenoble – expat life in the Capital of the Alps

The Bastille, Grenoble, photo by demiante

Considering living and working in France? Read on for the lowdown on what makes Grenoble a great destination for expats.

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Grenoble, Un climat à part – interview with Guilhem Martin

Grenoble in Winter seen from the Moucherotte. Photo © Michel Giordani

We meet Guilhem Martin, author of Grenoble, Un climat à part, a new book detailing his passionate observations of extraordinary weather phenomena in the Capital of the Alps. Continue reading Grenoble, Un climat à part — interview with Guilhem Martin

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.

From the Grenoble Life archives

What archives used to look like before the digital revolution. Photo by dolescum

Grenoble Life editor James Dalrymple delves into the archives to relive some of the highs and lows of the past few years online in the Capital of the Alps. Continue reading From the Grenoble Life archives

Footprints in Grenoble – first impressions

Grenoble depuis "la montée de Chalemont". Photo: FrenchHope

In the first part of her blog Footprints in Grenoble, American student Aleigha Page shares her first impressions of studying abroad in the Capital of the Alps. Continue reading Footprints in Grenoble – first impressions

From Admission to Graduation: anticipating life in Grenoble

Joseph Schott anticipating life in Grenoble

Joseph Schott has come from the USA, via Japan, to do an MBA at the Grenoble Graduate School of Business. We will be following him ‘From Admission to Graduation’ as he blogs on life and learning in the Capital of the Alps. Continue reading From Admission to Graduation: anticipating life in Grenoble

What do YOU love about Grenoble?

Gratin dauphinois. Photo: Marylise Doctrinal

It’s a no-brainer really. Grenoble Life wants your comments about favourite things to see, do, eat and drink in Grenoble and its surroundings. Continue reading What do YOU love about Grenoble?

Get on your bike!

 

Bikes, St Laurent. Photo: James Dalrymple
Bikes, St Laurent. Photo: James Dalrymple

New resident Shonah Kennedy – aka Miss Shonah – gets around Grenoble en vélo. She encourages you to do the same. Here is her guide to enjoying and surviving your daily bicycle commute in the Capital of the Alps. Continue reading Get on your bike!