Sailing away with the ICB

Sailing away with the ICB

A summertime cruise in Bordeaux‘s beautiful Port de la Lune with an unlimited Basque buffet : what more to ask for? The International Club of Bordeaux enjoyed it all aboard the Marco Polo this...
Curry Night with the ICB!

Curry Night with the ICB!

Our first summer Curry Night with the ICB Brew Crew gang was a huge success last Friday: starting with a cold beer at the Houses of Parlement Pub and finishing with a spicy curry on a hot summer’s evening in Bordeaux. We’ll be back with this activity...
Lunch on the Garonne with the ICB

Lunch on the Garonne with the ICB

By way of a mini-cruise in Bordeaux‘s Bat3 boat taxi, the ICB lunch crowd enjoyed another excellent meal on the other side of the Port de la Lune at “Les Gondoles” in Vieux Lormont. At a table on the shaded terrace, under the Pont d’Aquitaine, we hailed the arrival of a private yacht and watched the new bridge rise to let her through: a little vacation for the day, right here at...
ICB at the Chai au Quai & Château Franc la Fleur

ICB at the Chai au Quai & Château Franc la Fleur

Our garden-loving members also happen to love wine (is that why we live in Bordeaux?). May’s ICB “Flower Power” outing made the best of both worlds with a morning visit to the Chai au Quai in Castillon la Bataille for a bit of fascinating history, a tour of the beautifully renovated building and… a wine tasting! After lunch on the banks of the Dordogne River, it was garden time at Château Franc la Fleur in St. Magne de Castillon: lovely well-established gardens and organic grape vines. Can you guess? Well, yes: we were treated to another wine tasting! Great friends and good times come first with the...
ICB’s “Moveable Feast” by the sea

ICB’s “Moveable Feast” by the sea

What better way to kick-off  la belle saison than with a giant platter of fresh local shellfish and a few bottles of ice cold white wine? The Moveable Feast gourmet outing this month found a great way to avoid the drinking-and-driving dilemma by taking the train from Bordeaux to La Teste, on the Arcachon basin, for a fabulous feast at la Cabane de Paliquey  – we highly recommend trying...
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