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
We meet Guilhem Martin, author of Grenoble, Un climat à part, a new book detailing his passionate observations of extraordinary weather phenomena in the Capital of the Alps. Continue reading Grenoble, Un climat à part — interview with Guilhem Martin
April Buchanan of Association France Etats-Uni talks to Grenoble Life about getting together with the “internationally-minded” for picnics, museum visits and full-moon raquette nocturne. Continue reading France Etats-Unis – fostering social exchange in Grenoble
Vickie Allen takes a break from the slopes of Alpe d’Huez and heads off walking in Bourg d’Oisans.
Vickie Allen reports on the snow – or lack of it – at Alpe d’Huez, and gives her tips for winter sports enthusiasts on how to predict the weather. Continue reading Winter is on its way… apparently!
… or, don’t let the heavy stuff freeze … Vickie Allen of Destination Oisans shares some timely tips on unburying your car from the snow. Continue reading Why you should clear your car as soon as it stops snowing …
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
Rebecca Skillman narrates the highs and lows of a walk on the wild side: a 3-day glacier hike roped to a mercurial mountain guide at an altitude of over 3000m. Continue reading A walk on the wild side: randonnée glaciaire around the Meije
Grenoble Life ski reporter Christa Gimblett has some good news for those of us sweltering in the valley: there is still some snow left to ski. Continue reading Skiing in June? You bet!
Now that the snow in Grenoble has almost melted (insert a “boo!” or “hurray!” here, depending on your proclivity), here is a reminder of what you may or may not now be missing – some magical photos of the city under the snow from our resident photographer Suzanne Bonnefond. Continue reading Grenoble under the snow