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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.

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

EXPAT INTERVIEW – BERIT SIMONSEN

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 […]
14/04/2018

DEBORAH DAWSON – There’s No Place Like Home

If it weren’t for a pair of shoes, Deborah Dawson wouldn’t be in Bordeaux and in all likelihood, the world would be short a flamenco dancer. […]
04/04/2018

Jennifer Dombrowski, Bordeaux-based international travel blogger

In the latest of our interview series, Bordeaux Expats had a chat with Jennifer Dombrowski, Luxe Adventure Traveler, an international travel blogger based in Bordeaux    Where […]
28/03/2018

‘Nous sommes les ancêtres de ceux qui ne sont pas encore nés’ – When Californian history crosses two French womens’ destinies

Bordeaux Expats got in touch with Bordeaux-based author, Nirina Ralantoaritsimba to find out about her first French-Californian novel Read on to learn more and please support […]
27/03/2018

Lost in Bordeaux: Ira Szmuk

Bordeaux expats recently caught up with Ira Szmuk to find out about her web design and brand new website Lost in Bordeaux Where are you originally […]
23/03/2018

EXPAT INTERVIEW – LANGUE ET TERROIRS

Bordeaux Expats recently grabbed an interview with Langue et terroirs – a fresh approach to teaching French by taking students on the road… Happy reading! Langue […]