La Cite Fruges – Le Corbusier

La Cite Fruges – Le Corbusier

Bordeaux undoubtedly has a lot to offer to those who are interested in architecture and design. Are you someone who loves to explore the rich facades in the city center? If so, great – I love them too. But in case you do not go…

Explore the beautiful city of Blaye

Explore the beautiful city of Blaye

With the coming of the spring, so is the desire to get out of the house and explore slowly coming back. I must admit, as much as I love winter, (yes, I am one of those people) I am happy that the sun is making…

The Apero – French tradition and how do they do it?

The Apero – French tradition and how do they do it?

I have been living in France for four years now and I have learned that the French have many interesting traditions and customs. But, there are a couple of things they really, really love doing – talking about politics, having struck, enjoying sports and THE APERO. Ah, yes! It wouldn’t be farfetched to say that the Apero – French tradition that everyone here practices with devotion and as often as possible. If you decide to settle in France, forget about all that ‘going out for a drink’ thing. Now – you are having an Apero!!! Continue reading The Apero – French tradition and how do they do it?

Books set in Bordeaux, France

Books set in Bordeaux, France

I don’t know about you, but for me reading a book is one of the best pleasures in life. There is nothing like taking the time to settle down with a cup of coffee and a nice read. It is even better when the scenarios…

10 Hipster and alternative places in Bordeaux, France

10 Hipster and alternative places in Bordeaux, France

Bordeaux is the scene of many activities and a destination where you can basically find something for anyone. From all kinds of interesting-themed bars to unusual art spaces. If something different is what you are in the look for then, there are a number of…

Weekly Events Agenda in Bordeaux

Weekly Events Agenda in Bordeaux

Having fun is an important part of life. We, humans, are made in a way that, pushes us to enjoy ourselves as much as we can. It is of course due to some complicated chemical reaction that has to do with dopamine, serotonin, and endorphins. I, personally am not a stranger to some light-hearted pleasures in life. You know, to make those hormones pump. Fortunately, Bordeaux is a city where you can find entertainment all the time. The Sleeping Beauty (is not so much asleep) is full of all kinds of amusing experiences. Today we are going to take a look at all the weekly events in Bordeaux you shouldn’t miss. This is going to be a simple list, with the best places to visit for some quizzes, open mics, karaoke, etc. It is also going to be an open article, where I will be adding events that are up to date, plus new locations. Continue reading Weekly Events Agenda in Bordeaux

Bordeaux myths and legends

Bordeaux myths and legends

When I was a child I hated horror and supernatural movies. That is probably because of my brother who made me watch ‘Chucky’ one time, so I blame him. I had to lock my doll in the wardrobe when I was going to sleep for…

Ultimate Cozy Autumn Weekend in Bordeaux

Ultimate Cozy Autumn Weekend in Bordeaux

Ah, Autumn. ‘Tis the season to be happy if you ask me. I love autumn with the power of the fire of a hundred pumpkin spice-scented candles. The warm colors, the cool weather, the rainy afternoons. It all speaks to me and makes me want…

Top reasons why you should visit/live in Bordeaux

Top reasons why you should visit/live in Bordeaux

So, imagine this scenario. You have always dreamed of visiting France or even live here. You have studied French for the past five years of your life, preparing for this trip. Of course, after all this time you can now order yourself a piece of cake (and that’s basically it, because who can actually learn French?) You have already prepared your barrette and you say ‘oh la la’ to everything? Time to take the next step. Buy a ticket and come to France. But where do you go? Paris springs to mind as always. But even though the city of love has its perks, why not try something a bit different? Of course, there are many wonderful places around the country but since I am bias and not afraid to say it, I am going to give you my top reasons why you should visit/live in Bordeaux. Continue reading Top reasons why you should visit/live in Bordeaux