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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

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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I am a number – interview with Jean Michel Ortholand

‘Je suis un numéro’ by Jean Michel Ortholand

We catch up with Grenoble-based artist Jean Michel Ortholand to talk about his new exhibition Je suis un numéro, running at Galerie L’Etranger until 27 February. Continue reading I am a number — interview with Jean Michel Ortholand

New at the Bookworm Café

Bookworm Café at St Laurent

Patricia Andreoli gives us an update on what’s happening at the Bookworm Café, the best place in Grenoble to browse English books and enjoy homemade cakes.

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Do-it-yourself dining at Cook & Go Grenoble

Lucie and Léa at Cook & Go

Grenoble Life’s James Dalrymple is invited to a culinary session at Cook & Go, who explain all about this new “hands-on” concept for fine-dining takeaway. Continue reading Do-it-yourself dining at Cook & Go 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.

The France Etats-Unis guide to ‘la rentrée’

September. Photo by rosemary

April Buchanan explains the concept of la rentrée for the uninitiated, and tells us all about France Etats-Unis Grenoble‘s activities coming up from September. Continue reading The France Etats-Unis guide to ‘la rentrée’

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”

What is a student to do in Grenoble?

The London Pub. Photo: Guillaume Cattiaux

In the second part of her blog Footprints in Grenoble, American student Aleigha Page talks about French mealtime etiquette and her favourite establishments for desserts, coffee and people-watching. Continue reading What is a student to do in Grenoble?

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