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Getting your car ready for the Grenoble ski season

Putting on chains for snowy conditions
Putting on chains for snowy conditions

 

These 7 easy tips from François Lemaire of e-montage will help you prepare your vehicle for the ski season in Grenoble.

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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

Mid-season escape to Bourg d’Oisans

Photo: Vickie Allen

Vickie Allen takes a break from the slopes of Alpe d’Huez and heads off walking in Bourg d’Oisans.

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Grenoble Spice

photo credit: u m a m i
Chillis. photo: u m a m i

The French are not known for their love of spices – difficult for Grenoble’s British expats such as Hannah Dee, who comes from multicultural Leeds. Here is her guide to Grenoble Spice: the specialist food stores that hold those treasured, hard to find exotic ingredients. Continue reading Grenoble Spice

Grenoble to Corsica on a Chinese scooter

Testing the off-road performance!
Testing the off-road performance!

Darren Moss is an experienced climber from Preston in the UK but has lived in Grenoble for the last two years. In summer 2009 he and his girlfriend Cecile took off for Corsica from Grenoble by scooter. They lived to tell the tale on Grenoble Life. Continue reading Grenoble to Corsica on a Chinese scooter