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  • Jean Mermoz University Residence

    The Jean Mermoz University Residence is conveniently located near a bus stop and the Mermoz-Pinel metro station. It's a beautiful residence because Parilly Park is also near by. When it comes to groceries, there's a Casino supermarket and also Lidl (15 minutes from the...

    0 by Mirabelle, 2 months ago
  • 21/10/2012: The Stade de Gerland 1

    Lyon v Brest Sunday, 21st October 2012. We had booked our tickets to see the 'Match de League 1' between 'Olympique Lyonnais' and 'Stade Brestois'. Unlike my friends, who were actually from Lyon, it was my first time in the 'Stade de Gerland'. The Tickets The tickets...

    0 by Holly , 2 months ago
  • My favourite buildings in Lyon

    Lyon is a beautiful city. From its intense cultural activity, its beautiful landscapes and its beautiful buildings (without forgetting, of course, its excellent restaurants), its is a city in which it is not difficult to find something to see or do. Today, I will tell...

    0 by Harriet, 2 months ago
  • TCL: transport in Lyon

    Lyon is a great city, and enjoys a very efficient system of public transport. In this article, I will explain how it is organised, for example its fares. Metro, tram and bus The licensed public transport company in Lyon is called TCL (Transports Communs Lyonnais). In...

    0 by Alison, 4 months ago
  • My Lyon, Your Lyon: A Different Perspective of Lyon

    A Different Perspective of Lyon, an Interview with Dan Brown I believe it's truly a different experience living in Lyon than visiting it for only a few days. When you live in a city, you have more time to experience everything it has to offer. This time allows you to do...

    0 by Katie, 2 years ago
  • 05/01/2013: The Return to France: London to Paris, Paris to Lyon : (2)

    The Return to France: London to Paris, Paris to Lyon (2) Saturday 5th January 2013 My phone told me that the weather would be nice but it was clear that this was not the case. Quite the opposite in fact, it was foggy and the sky was really grey. I had hoped that the...

    0 by Daniela, 2 years ago
  • 12/11/12: Fifty Shades of Autumn: Park de la Tête d’Or

    Monday 12th November 2012 It was Monday morning and the weather was very lovely. I was already in the city because I had something to do early in the morning. I didn't want to go back to my house right away, and end up spending the whole day in my little room,...

    0 by Daniela, 2 years ago
  • 30/11/12: The Museum of the History of the Resistance and Deportation, and the Lyon Christmas Market

    Museum of the history of the resistance and deportation, and the Christmas market Friday 30th November 2012 This blogging competition became more difficult, so it's imperative that I ditch the warmth of my room at my residence, André Allix, for the streets of Lyon and...

    0 by Daniela, 2 years ago
  • Lyon Zoo

    Lyon Zoo Friday 19th October 2012 I have a very special visitor with me in Lyon for a long weekend. We have had a lot of plans and things to do. On Friday, we went to the zoo because it was a working day and all the kids were at school, which meant we could see the...

    0 by Daniela, 2 years ago
  • 31/10/12: The Museum of Fine Art

    The Museum of Fine Art Wednesday 31st October 2012 Today I decided to visit the Museum of Fine Art in Lyon. I have been intending to go here for a long time as art is something which I have always been interested in. Despite this, I dropped it as a subject before I...

    0 by Daniela, 2 years ago
  • 01/12/12: Alter-Ego trip to Pérouges: Winter has arrived!

    Alter-Ego trip to Pérouges: Winter has arrived! Saturday 1 December 2012 Last week, I decided to sign up for the trip to Pérouges, the medieval town, organised by the university for foreign students. There had been other trips during the semester but it is often quite...

    0 by Amy, 3 years ago
  • Life in Lyon: André Allix residency: Inside the building

    Life in Lyon: André Allix residency: Inside the building Like the article I wrote about the André Allix residency, I have divided the article into smaller sections. They are: The reception The laundrette Other important places in André Allix The reception My first...

    0 by Amy, 3 years ago
  • 26/01/2013: Trip out to Alter-Ego in Nîmes (Part 1)

    Alter-Ego Nîmes: Saturday 26th January 2013 It was finally time for the Alter-Ego trip to Nîmes that the head of the International Relations department at Lyon 2 had organised. For foreign students like me, it was a good chance to see more of France and I was really...

    0 by Amy, 3 years ago
  • Life in Lyon: André Allix residency, the room and the building

    Life in Lyon: André Allix residency, the room and the building This long article tells my experience in the André Allix residency and the reasons why I chose to live there. This article aims to highlight the differences between university residencies in England and in...

    0 by Amy, 3 years ago
  • 07/12/12: A lit-up weekend in Lyon: The Festival of Lights: 1

    Thursday 6th December Thursday the 6th December was the start of the biggest event of the year here in Lyon, The Festival of Lights. During the event, old town Lyon is lit for the whole weekend until Sunday. During the festival, there are lots of illuminations and light...

    0 by Amy, 3 years ago
  • Life in Lyon: André Allix Residence: Where can you go ?

    André Allix In this article, you can find some essential information concerning day-to-day life staying in André Allix. It is good to know a little about these student halls and the types of bedrooms they offer, but it is also useful to know where to go to buy...

    0 by Amy, 3 years ago
  • 05.02.2013 Gallo-Romain Museum in Lyon

    Tuesday 5th February 2013. I knew that I had to do something so that I could write a new article for my blog. But, although it's only been two weeks since finishing exams, I found it impossible to find any motivation. With each day I felt less and less happy. It was...

    0 by Hannah, 3 years ago
  • 29.10.12 A bike ride around Parc de La Tete d'Or

    Monday 29th October 2012. It's the All Saints holidays and the majority of people I know have gone back to the United Kingdom for the week. I was crazy and didn't fancy going back home to London a few weeks ago when everybody was buying their tickets, then when the...

    0 by Hannah, 3 years ago
  • 10.02.2013: Olympique Lyonnais V LOSC Lille

    Stade Gerland: Sunday 10th February 2013 It had been a long time since my first and last visit to Gerland Stadium, home to Olympique Lyonnais. It was my boyfriend's birthday a few weeks before and because he was coming to Lyon to see me for a few days, I decide to get...

    0 by Hannah, 3 years ago
  • 10.11.12: Le Musée Miniature et Cinéma

    Saturday 10th November 2012 Last week, I made a list of things that I wanted to do in Lyon that I hadn't already done, so that I would have something to write about on my blog. There was twelve things on my list, and the aim was to do at least one a week. Saturday...

    0 by Hannah, 3 years ago

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