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MEET THE COMMUNITY

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

05/04/2019
Expat Interview - ANASTASIA KARTASHEVA

EXPAT INTERVIEW – ANASTASIA KARTASHEVA

Anastasia was born and raised in a remote Siberian town in Russia, obtained her university degree in English linguistics and literature in Prague, Czech Republic, and […]
26/03/2019
Bordeaux Expats - Nikesh Gounden

JE SUIS BORDELAIS – NIKESH GOUDEN

It’s approaching 7 months since my arrival in France and I still cannot pronounce Bordeaux like a local. Nor could I correctly tell you the difference […]
13/03/2019
Bordeaux Expats - Simon & Elisabeth Liddiard

LUCKY VENTURE – ELISABETH & SIMON LIDDIARD

Elisabeth and Simon Liddiard were looking for a house in Bordeaux, when the seller offered them an unusual opportunity. Written by Melissa Rindell “A friend of the […]
19/12/2018
Derek Rose Videographer Bordeaux

Derek Rose – Independent Videographer in Bordeaux

Derek Rose is a freelance cameraman and video editor based in Bordeaux with over ten years experience. He has worked in both production and post-production, as well […]
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

LEARN FRENCH WITH HELENE

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 […]