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10 reasons why Lyon is the best city in France

In early December I went to Lyon’s annual Fête des Lumières with two friends from uni, who came all the way from Lille and Toulon. We rented a beautiful apartment from airbnb right next to… 938 more words


"72 impulse", Trafik, Galerie Tator, Lyon

Interactive art is always a hundred-per-cent success.

Trafik makes a good job, and Galerie Tator makes a good choice.

Installations in general and installations mixing light and sound in particular are very common and very tricky genre. 307 more words


All of the Lights: Christmas in "secular" France

The Christmas season arrived swiftly in France. Although the French are as unaware about Thanksgiving as the rest of the world, they – just like any self-respecting American should – waited until all the parades and football games were over before blasting carols and decorating trees. 1,025 more words


Fête des Lumières- Lyon, France

The first week of December, 7 of us Au Pairs decided to take a day trip to Lyon for the Fête des Lumières.  The city is just under a two hour drive from Annecy, so we piled into the white Mazda 5 mini van I drive here, and off we went.   120 more words

Festival de Luzes em Lyon

A Fête des Lumières que já é comemorada há mais de 160 anos, esse ano foi linda. A tradição de acender velas nas janelas para agradecer a proteção da Virgem Maria, se transformou em um grande evento público na cidade. 29 more words


Stranger in a Strange Land

It’s been almost three weeks since I’ve last posted, which means I’m reaching the point of the year where I’m so busy that I completely forget to blog. 1,191 more words


Ten Days Traveling: Part 1, Lyon

Here it is, finally – my first post on a place that’s outside of England! (Although, it shouldn’t be, I’ve just been to lazy to polish up and publish my Paris blog post from August… I’ll get to that very soon, I promise.) 477 more words