A new lease of life for 15 places in Nantes

A new lease of life for 15 places in Nantes

So in case you didn’t know it there was a vote recently to decide 15 places to re-invent in Nantes. There were originally 81 projects at the end of January 2017 … this was whittled down to 41 and from the 9th to the 23rd of June 2018 they were voted on....
Visit the Pirate Ship!

Visit the Pirate Ship!

First up no it’s not a pirate ship and no it wasn’t used in Pirates of the Caribbean but it is a recreation of a 16th Century Spanish Galleon and you can visit it. (We just happened to bring along our own little pirate) Unfortunately it’s quite a...
El Galeon Andalucia in Nantes

El Galeon Andalucia in Nantes

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Nantes Loves Cricket

Nantes Loves Cricket

I’m finding myself without much time to blog at the moment. We did however make it to the Cricket yesterday in the Parc du Grand Blottereau. Cricket you say? Yep I’m finding out more and more about Nantes all the time. There’s a male team and a...
Nantes est un chantier

Nantes est un chantier

Walking home the other day and you get the weirdest ideas. There’s construction work going on everywhere. The tram for me is cut in the evenings and also slows down as it’s passing the various construction sites. The station / gare has construction going...
Do you Tu or Vous?

Do you Tu or Vous?

I’ve ended up seeing this image a few times over the last while and I thought it’s worth sharing. Having to be formal and saying vous just goes against my nature. I might say sir or madame from time to time in English but it’d be rare. Hell the...
Going on Safari in Nantes at Planete Sauvage

Going on Safari in Nantes at Planete Sauvage

Val is always on the lookout for things to do with the kids and with a special on Groupon for Planete Sauvage we had tickets! Now I suspect like most Zoo / Animal Parks … Planete Sauvage isn’t cheap. At €26.50 for an adult and €21 for children (older than...