Your mom is coming to Lyon for a visit? So what’s the sightseeing plan? Here is an easy guide to impress your mom with Lyon in one day, and save some precious time for shopping and catch up…
Our contributor Dominique attended the Original hip hop festival last weekend in Lyon. He came back with good pictures.
Every week, This Is Lyon interviews a member of the English speaking community. Here is Kendrick Lynn, coach at LOU Rugby.
“Lyon is a beautiful city with great energy” First a short sentence to introduce yourself with your name, age, familiy, country of origin, job, centres of interest Hi; My name is Rémy Kaprielan. I’m 39 years old. Happily married and father of two. I was born in France. My mom is American and my father’s […]
Finding a satisfying lunch, or coffee, on a budget can be tricky when you’re new in Lyon. Here are a few tips from our English contributor Grace.
Our contributor Dominique Bissai presents his selection of Hip-Hop artists from Lyon for the occasion of the rap Original Festival.
Lyon Assises Internationale du Roman had the great honour of having Salman Rushdie open the book festival before a packed audience.
Charles Lodge, a British Romanophile, takes to the streets of Lyon and uncovers the eclectic Roman heritage tucked around almost every corner.
French artist Fabrice Jac is back in his hometown of Lyon. Detailed, graphic, torn, sutured… Expectations are running high for the artist’s first solo exhibition in three years.
Where to find good vinyl in Lyon? Our English contributor Simon walked around the 1st arrondissement to dig some cool records.
Our American contributor Lindsey shares her experience marching for science on Earth day in Lyon. Her first protest in France.
How to find the good hospital in Lyon when you don’t speak French ? Our English contributor Emma reports her first time to emergency centre.
Our Australian contributor Celeste gives her good ideas for a perfect lazy afternoon when Lyon steps into Spring.
Our contributor Martin ‘does the bus’ and discovers some of the hidden joys of Lyon’s public transport system
An Average Individual meets a few improbable pétanque players in the Croix Rousse
Every week, This Is Lyon interviews a member of the English speaking community. Here are Kiel Bonhomme’s favourite places.
Halfway across the world in Sydney, Australia, lies my little home… but here in Lyon lies my heart! I’m Celeste, a 21-year old student studying at Lyon Lumiere II for 2017, and I enjoy making cheesy jokes (see above) and eating cheesy bread. ‘Lost in Lyon’ details my fails at French and my adventures from […]
My name is Ian Wilkinson, 58 years old from Wigan in northern England. I’m a former teacher of Physical Education and rugby player.
Here are the five artists I can’t wait to see at the Nuits Sonores music Festival in Lyon (23-28 May). By Ana Victoria Torres
An Average Individual contemplates Fourvière and the Virgin Mary with her friend George. My friend George loves the Virgin Mary. He thinks she looks very pleasant, caring, sexy, in a mother-sexy kind of way. He also thinks her name is genius. The Virgin Mary. It’s a reminder to strive to be something you’re probably not. Like […]
A scream follows a thud. Then the crying comes. I step into the room and observe today’s carnage. I sport three titles today, as parents do the world over – criminal investigator, referee and arse-kicking prosecutor with washing-up gloves on. One kid – Kid B – is flat on the floor, whimpering. Kid A is […]
Every week, This Is Lyon interviews a member of the English speaking community. “In Lyon, each neighbourhood seems to have its own unique identity” Hi Jessica, where are you from and what are you doing nowadays? I’m from Brighton in the UK and I’ve been living in Lyon for the last 9 years. […]
Hi, I’m Simon, I grew up in Yorkshire, England before embarking on a life of a wandering singing troubadour across lands far and wide before laying my hat in Lyon 10 years ago to write my book “How to almost make a living as a musician”. I’ll be your friendly guide bringing you sound advice […]
Our English contributor Martin is reviewing the exhibition of Matisse’s drawings at the Musee des Beaux Arts of Lyon. A story of famous bearded faces. The other day, I went down to see the exhibition of Matisse’s drawings at the Musee des Beaux Arts of Lyon (2 December 2016 – 6 March 2017). So […]
An Average Individual ponders upon the pros and cons of getting hot under the collar