La Vie à Lyon

Living, learning and loving in Lyon !


This blog is a collection of anecdotes, observations, snippets and pictures from my life in Lyon, for my family and friends. My aim is to make you smile, and maybe come visit me!


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  1. Top 100 Exchange and Experience Blogs 2012


    My name is Virgínia Rodrigues and I work for the language portal

    I’m contacting you with regards to your blog.

    Every year we organize the “Top 100 International Exchange and Experience Blogs” competition (also known as IX12). We are looking for the top 100 blogs about life abroad because we really enjoy bringing the exchange blogger community together. Last year we had 220 participants and close to 5.000 votes. You can see the last year results here:

    Your blog has been nominated and will enter the competition unless you tell us not to. The nomination period goes from January 16th to January 29th, 11:59 p.m. CET (German Time). Feel free to tell other bloggers about the competition or nominate another blog yourself. Voting starts on January 31st and goes till February 12th, 11:59 p.m. CET (German Time). Results will be published February 14th. The winners will be decided based on user votes.

    If you don’t want to be included in the nomination list, please let us know by sending me an email and we won´t contact you again. You can also contact me by email ( if you have any further questions about the competition.

    Kind regards,
    Virgínia Rodrigues
    On behalf of and the Lexiophiles language blog

  2. IX12: Voting starts today!

    We wanted to let you know that the voting phase for the IX12 (International eXchange and eXperience) blog competition starts today. Your blog is listed with its page title in the list (sorted from A to Z) here:

    Any user may vote once until February 12 when voting ends. The blogs will be ranked according to number of votes and the winner will be announced on February 14.

    In order to improve your chances of winning, we recommend you spread the word through your blog, to your users, family and friends so they can vote for your blog.
    We wish you good luck!

    On behalf of and the Lexiophiles team

  3. IX12 – Voting ends February 12


    This is just a quick reminder that voting for IX12 (International Exchange & Experience Blog Competition) ends on February 12, 11:59 PM German time.

    We have received over 7,000 votes so far! There is still time to get your blog on top of the list – just keep promoting it amongst your readers.

    The top 100 blogs will be announced on February 14th.

    Wishing you good luck,

    on behalf of and the Lexiophiles language blog

  4. Hi! I randomly found your blog and I look forward to reading more of it.
    I’m also a foreign student in France (Chambéry) so some of the things you write about are similar here!

  5. kateginnivan on said:

    Yo Jayde!

    I have nominated your blog for the Leibster Award because I think it is great (and more people should be following you).
    You can find all the necessary details of the award via my recent post:

    Keep on blogging along! 🙂

  6. Great blog! Our family of 4 (from the U.S.) has been in Lyon about a month now and we love it. Would enjoy getting together with you over coffee sometime.

  7. hi!
    im a Danish blogger in Lyon. If you want to make a post with me contact me then contact me on my blog

  8. well that didn’t make any sense but you know what I mean ..

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