I went through all the online reviews of Lyon’s Indian restaurants, came up with a list of the internet’s top 5 and tried them in 5 days. Are they really worth the hype?
My Lyon in 10 pictures by Henri Granjean We are starting this series off with the photographer Henri Granjean. This Croix-Rousse inhabitant worked as a photographer for the press for a long time, but also for businesses and cultural institutions. He is currently preparing a book and an exhibition of 50 photographs, taken these […]
Out of time, out of oxygen, and out of gravity.
On the menu: Russian, Asian, Indian, African, American, and Italian.
“An Irish Pub is a Family“ Liam, thank you very much for meeting with me. Lyon has dozens of Irish Pubs and Irish influenced bars. What makes your pub special? A pub is not just a bar, a pub is a family. If you go to a pub in Southern Ireland, you […]
Is Bordeaux as similar to Lyon as everyone says?
Craving Mexican food in Lyon? Follow me.
Lyon Beer Festival: The astonishing diversity of artisanal beer Lyon Beer festival, a gigantic bar If you like beer, then I really hope for you that you went to the “Lyon Bière Festival” last weekend (April 20-21, 2018). Exactly 103 microbreweries from everywhere in Europe displayed and sold their beer, together with five […]
A trip to the French equivalent of Urgent Care
Our contributor Ana is taking the stage for a stand-up comedy show. Have fun!
Grab a coffee and get to work!
Running across the neighborhoods and streets of Lyon for Easter.
Why Lyon is a beer city! I admit – while the title “Lyon is a beer city“ may sound catchy, it is a little exaggerated. France is a wine country, and with the Beaujolais and the Côtes du Rhône not being far, Lyon is more a wine city than anything else. Still, Lyon […]
Our Irish contributor Déaghán debunks a common misspelling.
We all like Lyon, but not everything is peachy. Read what our author Valerio thinks could use some instant improvement.
The hidden side of low cost hotels in Lyon, by our French contributor Marc Uhry.
A story from our Australian contributor Marie Connolly about buses, French music, and one very hunky bus driver.
Alexandre Beretta is a French-Irish international mural painter and street artist living in Lyon. For him, Lyon is a place to chill out and find inspiration while connecting with people from all over the world.
Our contributor Hilary Rowland (CEO of Urbanette and fellow magazine writer) tells us why she loves Lyon even more than she loves a €1 baguette.
Many secret gardens are sprinkled through Lyon for any kind of circumstances. Well, do not look further than these two wine bars if you are looking for a peaceful time with friends.
On Thursday 25 th of January, This Is Lyon invited its readers and members of the English-speaking community to a special one-off symphonic concert at the Lyon Auditorium
So how exactly do you ski from Lyon? Here’s a quick rundown of everything you’ll need, where to get it, and what to expect.
So, arriving in Lyon for studying or working…., you would like to get a bicycle but not spend too much money. There are numerous options available to you depending on the season and the time you are willing to dedicate in looking for your new 2 wheels. Bike second hand market in Lyon Spring […]
Vegetarian food and restaurants in Lyon If food is quite important in France, Lyon find a real glory about its traditional dishes and when you are talking about traditions it’s becoming hard to argue nicely. When you are becoming a vegetarian when you’re French it can be hard but at least you […]
Every week, This Is Lyon interviews a member of the English speaking community. Marie Connelly has just arrived in town and already enjoy it.
Great pictures and videos of Lyon Festival of Lights 2017.
Anna Goodfellow tells us about her night with food network Eattiz where she tried Brazilian cuisine in Lyon.
It’s a feast for the eyes and runs from the 7th to the 10th of December at various locations around the centre of Lyon. The Lyon’s Fête des Lumières by a veteran spectator As a 10 year veteran spectator of this dazzling event I predict that the best days to beat the crowds will […]
Our contributor Valerio visited two exhibitions about Lyon during the so-called Great War.
Our American contributor Jenna enjoyed the 2016 Fête des Lumières in Lyon despite the crowd. A story about vin chaud, mud, churros, machine guns, music and flames