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 […]

Secret places in Bordeaux for introverts

Secret places in Bordeaux for introverts

I want to tell you a little secret about me today. Ever since I was little, I enjoyed exploring places that don’t fall into the ‘top 10 must-sees’ category. Why? I always found myself needing a peaceful and quiet place to relax, somewhere hidden and private. I am someone who appreciates ‘my time with myself.’ I know that there are people out there who know exactly what I mean. Therefore, after spending a couple of years in Bordeaux, a city full of life and vibrancy – I needed to find what I call ‘breathers’. A place where my introvert mind could recharge. In a city like Bordeaux, where there are hidden spots almost everywhere it wasn’t that hard, to be honest. But today I want to talk about my TOP favorite secret places in Bordeaux (you are welcome my introvert brothers and sisters, you are welcome!) (more…)

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 […]

Best places to go shopping in Bordeaux, France

Best places to go shopping in Bordeaux, France

Obviously, when you travel and visit a destination, the first thing you want to do is explore. Learn more about the city, local culture and food, etc. We can all agree on that. What is the second? Shopping! Of course, it is shopping. It is […]

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 in the books I read actually take place somewhere I am familiar with. I am crazy about Bordeaux. You know that by now. What is more is that I love to combine my passion for the city with the one for reading. Putting two and two together I embarked on a research about all the Books set in Bordeaux I could find.

 

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Christmas Markets in Bordeaux you should visit

Christmas Markets in Bordeaux you should visit

Since the holiday season is finally upon us, it is only fair to go ahead and start feeling that Christmas spirit everyone is talking about. Maybe, you are someone who does not like listening to Christmas carols and buying gifts at the beginning of December? […]

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. (more…)


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Main tourist attractions in Bordeaux (Part I)

Main tourist attractions in Bordeaux (Part I)

Truth be told, Bordeaux is one of those cities that take your breath away. It just happens from the moment you set your foot in it. And I mean that quite literally by the way. You will probably say I am biased. I will admit that – no shame. But it is also something I have noticed happen time and time again with people seeing Bordeaux for the first time. (more…)


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