Tag: festival

Practical information from a festival

I was a tad shocked to see what practical advice the High Five festival website was giving me: “How to come” seems a bit personal for a ski and snowboard festival in Annecy. It’s truly commendable that the High Five

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Discovering the gems of France

Despite living in France for years, I’m amazed at how much there is left to discover right on my doorstep. The perfect example is the Musiques En Stock festival in Cluses. I only found out about the festival when a

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Benefits of living in a holiday spot

Before I moved to La Clusaz (and subsequently St Jean de Sixt), I didn’t realise how busy this area is in summer. After all, La Clusaz and Le Grand Bornand are ski resorts, where people go to ski in winter.

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Festivals in the French Alps

March isn’t usually a month that you associate with outdoor festivals in either hemisphere of the world, but around these parts, one has just come and gone and another one is on its way. The Radiomeuh Circus festival is on

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Choose your festival wisely

Music festivals. Choosing the right one can make all the difference, but how do you choose? Different cultures seem to value different aspects of the music festival. Years ago when I lived in Australia, people hid beers in the spare

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Public toilets in Annecy

This photo is probably a bit misleading after a title about toilets. This is not a toilet block, but there is a link, I promise. Last week, Annecy was flooded with animation fans from around the world. This caravan was

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Musilac – the Alps-influenced music festival

Musilac music festival was held last weekend in Aix-les-Bains, and the crowd had that lovely festival feeling. The usual weirdness of a festival, such as this rubber chicken on a stick that was waved around near the front of the

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Wendy Hollands writer in Annecy, France

I'm an experienced technical writer based in the French Alps. I enjoy learning French language nuances, winter sports and travel. Drop by wendyhollands.com, my other site.

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