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The Open House Grenoble “welcome mat”

The many flags of the Open House logo

English-speaking voyager Maureen Walsh describes the soft landing in Grenoble provided by the local expat association Open House. Continue reading The Open House Grenoble “welcome mat”

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

Café Mari – “classic bistro cooking with a modern edge”

“How much further?” A map to Café Mari

Grenoble Life’s Shonah Kennedy talks to British restaurateur Steffan Edwards about setting up Café Mari, changing dining habits and serving machin anglais to the French. Continue reading Café Mari – “classic bistro cooking with a modern edge”

Bargain basement skiing – how, where and when to track it down

Where to go? Christa Gimblett points us in the right direction

Grenoble Life ski reporter Christa Gimblett gives the lowdown on budget skiing options in good time for the upcoming season. Continue reading Bargain basement skiing – how, where and when to track it down