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Football in Grenoble with a Latin flavour

Los Latinos official team photo

We talk to Los Latinos, a Grenoble-based amateur football team featuring players of 10 different nationalities. Continue reading Football in Grenoble with a Latin flavour

e-montage: English-speaking car servicing where “customer is king”

François Lemaire of e-montage

François Lemaire of e-montage talks to Grenoble Life about his new local business offering flexible car servicing and repairs in English or French, and about starting out as an entrepreneur in the Capital of the Alps.

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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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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.

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

‘La grossesse’ in Grenoble – part 2, “in full training”

An ultrasound scan. Photo: j.dopf

In the second part of a blog about her experience as an expecting mother in France, Grenoble Life’s Shonah Wraith describes her second trimester. Continue reading ‘La grossesse’ in Grenoble – part 2, “in full training”

Finally legal in France – the OFII experience

Les timbres!

US newcomer Maureen Walsh reports on obtaining long-stay and student visas through the Office Français de l’Immigration et de l’Intégration for a year in Grenoble. Continue reading Finally legal in France – the OFII experience