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Located at the confluence of the Rhône and Saône rivers, between mountains and the sea, Lyon is almost considered as an island. As a rallying point between Northern and Southern Europe, the city is a major economic and exchange hub.

As France's third biggest municipality, Lyon attracts expatriates in large numbers every year. It will probably charm you by its global reach and its developing sectors.

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La Vie En C-Rose

2 years ago

I write about travel and expat life in France. I write about my 3+ years of teaching English in Paris and Lyon, battling French bureaucracy, and traveling around France and Europe.

La Vie En C-Rose
Patricia B in France

2 years ago

Hi! I'm Patricia. I'm an American expat who likes to write and film about my embarrassing cultural mishaps, finding my way around a French beauty counter, and day-to-day life as a Madame.

Lost in Lyon

3 years ago

Lost in Lyon is the attempt of one English woman to navigate the many small cultural differences she experiences between the UK and France.


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