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Read our range of interviews with the international community of people who have made Bordeaux and the South West of France their home.

09/10/2018

Le Point de Départ – Cultural Collaborative

The lyrics of I AM STRAMGRAM are poignant, poetic and almost always in English, so it comes as a surprise that Vincent Jouffrey, the musician behind […]
09/10/2018

Improve your French with Hélène at Bordeaux USA!

Hélène de Witte-Mesnage holds regular workshops at the Bordeaux USA club in Quinconces to help expats brush up their French skills. Bordeaux Expats caught up with […]
06/09/2018

Travel, multilingualism, life at home and abroad: a Q&A with Nirina Ralantoaritsimba

Bordeaux Expats recently caught up with Nirina Ralantoaritsimba to find out more about her upcoming talk at the Bordeaux USA club. We last chatted to her in March […]
03/09/2018

Authentic Singaporean street food still going strong at Hutong.

Hutong’s owner and kitchen’s backbone is Jason Ang. He was born in Singapore but grew up in Sydney blending his experiences from both cultures into something […]
20/07/2018

The rise of handmade furniture – Interview with Goat Lab Furniture

In an age of consumerism and throw away culture, a new breed of small artisans are taking root to defend and promote quality handmade furniture that […]
17/07/2018

Stylish Nonsense – Interview

Stylish Nonsense are an electro duo based out of Bangkok, Thailand who have been kicking around since 1993 providing a unique mix between post punk and […]
19/06/2018

An International Homecoming

Philippe d’Armagnac is no stranger to the ex-pat lifestyle. He spent most of his post-BAC life bouncing between languages and countries, before returning to his native […]
24/05/2018

BORDEAUX EXPAT INTERVIEW – TIM PIKE (INVISIBLE BORDEAUX)

Tim is an Englishman who has spent much of his adult life in France and whose website Invisible Bordeaux documents many of the lesser-known sights, stories […]
07/05/2018

Berit Simonsen ‘B’ for Bordeaux

Berit Simonsen left Denmark for France when she was 19 and instantly fell in love with French savoir-vivre and stayed for 28 years! After 10+ enjoyable […]
30/04/2018

Repatriation – How to feel like a foreigner in your own country

Back to our home country after so many years living abroad; or how to feel like a foreigner in your own country. Author: Emilie @Atypique Expat […]