Montpellier is a student town: small and medieval, but quite international. Probably these six universities are to thank for the abundant selection of lavish avocado toasts, vegan buddha bowls, and bourbon-butter mapled bacon pancakes. These are my top tips for where to drink coffee, work and eat in Montpellier!
Category: 4 Months abroad in France
Toulouse surprised me with its organic and local eateries, as well as the beautiful Garonne river banks and the unique differing specialty coffee shops. Read about my first experience here and discover where to find an açai bowl, French farmers beer, a late afternoon lunch, local ceramics, and little, organic bulk stores!
The specialty coffee shops in Bordeaux are what made me fall in love with the town. They are personal and keep the french culture, whilst staying a modern third wave coffee shop. Plus they can make some really good matcha, beetroot and pumpkin spice latte 😉
My first experience wwoofing in France, gave me a great insight into this culture. On Ferme d’Olivet I milked goats by hand, prepared traditional multi-course lunches, got insight into a vineyard, participated in folk festivals and visited neighbouring towns by biking through the beautiful country side.
Banana Café is a 100% gluten-free café in Bordeaux, that serves sweet and savory food…
Staying at the Vegan Surf Camp for three and a half weeks was a perfect time-out of normal life: yoga every morning, porridge with miso-tahini, surfing or siesta-ing at the beach, daily changing dinner buffets, movie nights a trip to San Sebastian …