Author: Pauline

Strasbourg Christmas market: five centuries of tradition and paganism!

Strasbourg Christmas market: five centuries of tradition and paganism!

Before I moved to Strasbourg, I had already heard about its Christmas market. Yet, I never had the chance to visit the town, be it over Christmas or during any other time of the year, until two months ago. As Winter was coming, so were […]

Five-day road-trip in Corsica

Five-day road-trip in Corsica

It was during our Summer holidays that my friends and I decided to go on a road-trip in Corsica. None of us had seen the island before, but we had family who had been there, and said very good things about L’Ile de Beauté (the […]

Europe’s biking capitals: Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Strasbourg

Europe’s biking capitals: Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Strasbourg

Europe’s biking capitals: Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Strasbourg – Bike tours, how to rent a bike, & a couple historical/fun facts on how they became the bicycle capitals of the world

Before I moved to Strasbourg, I was told many things: that it was “very cute”, “a great city”, that “people were nice”, and that “I would love it”. Which is true.
However, no one ever told me that Strasbourg was a kind of ‘French-Amsterdam’, which is exactly what I thought when I first arrived in Strasbourg. Or that Strasbourg was the biking capital of France.

Yet, like in the Capital city of the Netherlands, several (ok maybe not as many) canals run through the city of Strasbourg. And what is more, there are bikes and bikers at every corner.

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Inspiration: Books that will take you places

Inspiration: Books that will take you places

Autumn has come, and so have the long, grey and cold afternoons. Holidays are needed. But if you cannot go away, or can’t wait any longer to escape those gloomy days, why not just open a book that will take you somewhere else? Here are […]