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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

European wheelchair basketball cup comes to Grenoble

Photo: mvongrue

Gillian Gover tells us about the benefits of Gières basketball club, which is bringing the European wheelchair basketball cup to the Grenoble area this March.

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6 games to improve your French in Grenoble

Dobble cards. photo: msaari

Géraldine is game-addict and founder of Comme une Française. She offers an insight on how games can improve your French, where to find them in Grenoble and where to play for free. Continue reading 6 games to improve your French in Grenoble

Vivre l’Eau – swimming pool activities for families

Vivre l’Eau activities for parents and young children

Association Vivre l’Eau invites Grenoble Life readers to join their swimming pool activities for parents of babies and young children. Ivana Orlitova tells all.

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New traditions at France Etats-Unis Grenoble

A France Etats-Unis get-together

April Buchanan shares news on upcoming activities hosted by France Etats-Unis Grenoble, the city’s premier group dedicated to Franco-American friendship. Continue reading New traditions at France Etats-Unis Grenoble

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.

A-WA-KEN your senses to South African culture

The A-WA-KEN, South African Faction logo
Grenoble Life speaks to XiaXiahn Vaccalluzzo of the A-WA-KEN South African Faction, a new language and cultural exchange incorporating dance, music and art, and run by three generations of a Rainbow Nation family.

Marraines de lait – breastfeeding support for new mothers

Breastfeeding baby. Photo by fikirbaz

Grenoble Life talks to Kelly Rigotti of Les Marraines de Lait – an Isère based association offering breasfeeding support – ahead of their meeting this Thursday. 

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Nicola Piroth: a creative approach to psychotherapy in Grenoble

Nicola Piroth at work and at play

Nicola Piroth is a play therapist with a private practice in Grenoble. She talks to Grenoble Life about creative approaches to psychotherapy, her international background and setting up a cabinet in France. Continue reading Nicola Piroth: a creative approach to psychotherapy in Grenoble

Reassurance on life insurance in France

Photo: BimiB

Felicity Lodge is a Grenoble-based financial planner with The Spectrum IFA Group, offering independent financial planning advice for expatriates in the Alps region. Here is her guide to life insurance in France. Continue reading Reassurance on life insurance in France