Manif Friday 24th January 2020

Manif Friday 24th January 2020

Quick post .. another Manif … more travel disruption Lines will be cut in the city centre between 10am and 3pm at least … who knows if they’ll block the depots in the morning on top of things! Here’s hoping they don’t as I’ve places...
General Strike Thursday the 9th January 2020

General Strike Thursday the 9th January 2020

New year … new protests! That’s right we’re back with another National Strike Day Today! What’s affected? Lots of things for most of us though the impact will be on transport and schools. Après plusieurs journées de mobilisation...
First Sunday of 2020 and the Museums are Free

First Sunday of 2020 and the Museums are Free

Well as per the title it’s the first Sunday of the month and yes that means that the museums are free. New Year / New Resolutions get out and do more? 🙂 https://www.nantes-tourisme.com/en/museums-nantes Which museums are included? Château des Ducs de Bretagne...
Christmas at the Nefs

Christmas at the Nefs

NOËL AUX NEFS 2019 Starts Today If you don’t know what it is, you’re in for a bit of a treat. Every year behind the Elephant you’ve got Noël aux Nefs. This year is no different and starting from 2pm until 7pm most days …  you’ve got Ice...
The Castle Advent Calendar 2019

The Castle Advent Calendar 2019

Have you visited the Castle yet to see the advent Calendar? Between work/protests/kids/life in general, I’ve not managed to make it in but I did this morning Pour sa quatrième édition le calendrier de l’Avent va, à nouveau, se déployer tout au long du mois de...
Wandi Indian Restaurant in Nantes

Wandi Indian Restaurant in Nantes

Today I bring you one of the cheapest Indians I’ve found in Nantes. It’s situated at 1 Rue Mercœur. (Up near the tour Bretagne and more importantly 2 doors away from my office) Having forgotten her house keys the other day Val came in to collect mine and I...
A Trip on the Elephant in Nantes

A Trip on the Elephant in Nantes

Sunday saw us home alone with our son for the afternoon. What to do, what to do! The weather being OK and having a free ticket for the elephant (Thanks July Cocoon) we had to use (limited date) it was decided. If you don’t know the elephant you’re really...
Kurious Christmas Drinks!

Kurious Christmas Drinks!

Fancy a glass of mulled wine and a chat in English? Well, Kurious is meeting up tomorrow evening (Wednesday 18th December 2019) at 6 pm just outside Fnac at the Christmas Market for DRINKIES! FNAC / Place du Commerce, BP 63215, 44032 Nantes, France I must admit vin...
The 17th December Strike in Nantes

The 17th December Strike in Nantes

Lots more protests going on tomorrow. It’s starting early and scheduled to go on all day. If you’ve got places to be in the city centre be prepared and have alternative routes planned. Trams and buses are going to be cut once again in the city centre no...
Monday 16th December TAN disruptions

Monday 16th December TAN disruptions

With the good news comes the bad Certain lines are going to be running on a reduced schedule on Monday (Subcontractors on strike?) MOUVEMENT SOCIAL SOUS-TRAITANTS TAN Attention, ce mouvement est reconductible L’information sera réactualisée lundi après-midi sur...
Free transport in Nantes for the next two weekends

Free transport in Nantes for the next two weekends

That’s right Saturday and Sunday this weekend and the TAN will be free. So that’s the Tram / Bus / Navibus … A l’occasion des fêtes de fin d’année, l’accès au réseau Tan est gratuit* sur toute la ligne, les week-ends du 14/15 et...
Carols in English in Nantes

Carols in English in Nantes

This is becoming a bit of a tradition for us and hopefully, tomorrow will be no different. Not sure if there are any protests scheduled for the city centre just yet hopefully not for the sake of the shop keepers. That’s right it’s the Christmas Carols time...
The Cheapest Christmas Tree in Nantes?

The Cheapest Christmas Tree in Nantes?

OK so bar grabbing a saw and running off into the woods … this post will hopefully answer your where to find the cheapest Christmas tree in Nantes question 😀 So last week we ended up heading across to IKEA … it has become a bit of a ritual now for us. Pick...
Les Flâneries de Noël 2019 Trentemoult

Les Flâneries de Noël 2019 Trentemoult

Les Flâneries de Noël is on this weekend (17h – 20h Friday / 11h – 20h Saturday / 11h – 18h Sunday) in Trentemoult. What is it? Les Flâneries de Trentemoult ce sont 36 lieux, regroupant plus de cinquante exposants à découvrir au gré des ruelles...
Thursday 5th December 2019 strikes in Nantes

Thursday 5th December 2019 strikes in Nantes

You probably can’t avoid hearing about the strikes at the moment if you’re following the news at all. If you’re not? Well, there are big strikes starting on Thursday in France and it’s going to affect a lot of people. A number of unions have...
1 Year of Yellow Vest Protests

1 Year of Yellow Vest Protests

That’s right it’s the anniversary of the Yellow Vest protests. What does that mean? Well, they’ll be celebrating with more protests in the city centre. As a result, TAN is going to be cutting tram and bus services in the city centre. As always check...