Traditional French eateries that originated in the late 19th century, bouillons are known for serving affordable, hearty meals in a casual and convivial atmosphere. Some of my most memorable meals were at a bouillon. … More A 19th century dining experience in France
Looking back at a year in Grenoble, the myriad good (and bad) experiences, and the many lessons I’ve learnt… … More A year in Grenoble…
Close to burning out (from work, and the soaring temperatures), we took a month-long workation in Paris this summer. An excellent decision. Paris allowed us to achieve the right work-life balance, and brought back our mojo. … More A Parisian Workation
Heading back from Bangalore to Grenoble, we decided to spend a few weeks in Paris to explore, meet people and understand the French Tech ecosystem. Living in Paris like a local (well, almost), taking public transport to co-working places & meetings, and dealing with Parisians outside the tourist track opened my eyes to a different Paris.
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There can be nothing more frustrating than a strike in the country when you’re travelling. Especially a strike that lasts for days and weeks at end. In a city, where everyone relies on public transport, an unending strike of the RATP, which manages the bus and metro network, is a big deal. It’s a bigger … More Paris during a grève
When we planned our trip to France, I had images of speeding across the French countryside in comfortably seated in a TGV towards my beloved Grenoble. Little did I know that a grève nationale was going to interfere with my grand plans. A nation wide strike of the SNCF was announced a few weeks before … More Traveling in France during a nation wide strike of the SNCF