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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

An Indian’s view of Grenoble … one year on

Bhargav in Grenoble … one year on

We catch up with Bhargav Prasanna Swaminathan, one year after his arrival in Grenoble from India to do a Master’s degree in engineering.  Continue reading An Indian’s view of Grenoble … one year on

Discover the world of wine with Daniel Mathieu at Cavavin

Daniel Mathieu at Cavavin Grenoble St-Martin D’Heres

Grenoble Life talks to entrepreneur-sommelier Daniel Mathieu of Cavavin Grenoble St-Martin d’Hères about wine, setting up his business and tasting sessions in English. Continue reading Discover the world of wine with Daniel Mathieu at Cavavin

A ski-free getaway in Chartreuse

Breakfast at Le Valombré

Vickie Allen swaps the pistes of Alpe D’Huez for a weekend getaway at the chambre d’hôtes ‘Le Valombré’ in the Chartreuse. Continue reading A ski-free getaway in Chartreuse

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

The history of Grenoble in two short blogs (part II)

Place Grenette, c.1900

In the second part of John Lubbock‘s brief history of Grenoble he finds himself scratching beneath the surface of the city and discovering a “post-apocalyptic 19th century parallel universe,” among other things. Continue reading The history of Grenoble in two short blogs (part II)

The history of Grenoble in two short blogs (part I)

Grenoble in 1944

Want to impress your friends with your knowledge of Grenoble’s past? John Lubbock has condensed the history of the city into two short blogs so that you can show off about how much you know. Continue reading The history of Grenoble in two short blogs (part I)

Divine experience for foodies at ‘Les Halles Sainte Claire’

Les Halles Sainte Claire, Grenoble

Grenoble Life’s Christina Rebuffet-Broadus walks Les Halles Sainte Claire, Grenoble’s foremost covered market and former convent, now site to a “divine experience of another kind”.

Continue reading Divine experience for foodies at ‘Les Halles Sainte Claire’

Nuts about Grenoble

Walnut army. Photo: ArielAmanda
Walnut army. Photo: ArielAmanda

Gill Baconnier has lived in France for over twenty years – seven of them in Grenoble. She teaches English, works with dyslexic children and, in her spare time, tries very hard to actually finish writing her children’s novel. A former feature writer for an English regional magazine, her articles about life in France can now be found at her blog French Windows. She kindly agreed to share this article about la noix de Grenoble with Grenoble Life. Continue reading Nuts about Grenoble