Catégorie : France

L’Amour (or less) by Jennyphoria

I HAVE GOT TO SHARE THIS WITH ALL OF YOU! One of my fellow Paris expat bloggers, has made a few serendipitous rencontres, and come up with a pretty fantastic idea, about love in Paris no less. Yes! Jennifer Geraghty is a screen writer and actress who took the precarious plunge two years ago to try to make it in… Read more →

Five Frenchie Foodie Faves in Paris

Post by Jenny Bailey Five Foodie Experiences in Paris The romance between Paris and fine food has been going on for centuries. As a result, the city has become one of the most renowned foodie destinations in the world. Paris offers a number of gourmet experiences that tourists can indulge in – from pairing cheese and wine in one of… Read more →

French Spirit

Sometimes, I like to be reminded that the French are proud of being French… You know how they are known to be « râleur » as we say in French (loud complainers). So it’s good to see a little French pride once in a while! Often it takes a sports game to brig out that national spirit, and that’s just fine as… Read more →

Tips for moving from the UK to France

I often have people write me an email and ask me for my advice on moving to France, or Paris more specifically. This reminds me that it is not such an easy thing to do, and I have been very fortunate to have been able to find a way to live and work here. It isn’t always easy. Even for… Read more →

The train : What a way to go! (On vacation)

I like LOVE taking the train. I used to love taking planes, but then we all became terror suspects and it’s now a frustrating experience where your rights, dignity and security always seem at stake. So if I can, I take the train. It’s relaxing, no rush, no panic, no stress, you have space to travel in comfort and it’s… Read more →

Friday en Français : l’excès et l’amour

Ma citation préférée en français…vient de Balzac, écrivain que j’adore (oui je sais que de nombreux parmi vous avez dû le subir aux bancs du collège et vous êtes las de son style über descriptif…) eh bien moi j’aime beaucoup ce style. Il est chargé et plein de mots, de phrases, de portraits et paysages qui m’ont toujours aidés à… Read more →

Friday en Français : Les Parisiens

Toujours pas envie de traduire un autre billet… je vous donne un peu de ma vision sur vous les parisiens, mes chers voisins, ces gens si beaux mais agaçant, frustrants, mais chic et créatifs… Les Parisiens semblent incapable de faire la queue pour le bus ou le métro… mais ils le font sagement à la boulangerie ou à la banque.… Read more →

Behind Paris’ doors

Sometimes you can catch a glimpse through a large building’s door as it is opened, and there is a whole other part of Paris to be be found there. Masked from the visitors’ eye are the insides of these old stone buildings that date back to the 30’s or 20’s or the end of the 19th century, or even older… Read more →

Paris Wedding Wednesday – La 2 chevaux

This is a new series, that won’t necessarily run EVERY Wednesday, but I will try to add to it as often as I can. Since I am planning my own wedding, here in Paris where I live, with Chéri, I thought it would be fun to share some of my ideas, inspirations and plans for this most special day. This… Read more →

Friday en Français : Bonne Fête La France!

Hier le 14 juillet, la France a fêté son indépendance de l’ancien régime. Mais certains ne savent pas si c’est pour fêter la prise de la Bastille, prison d’État horrible,  le 14 juillet 1789, OU la fête de la Fédération, qui a eu lieu le 14 juillet 1790. La fête de la Fédération célébrait l’union entre la monarchie soumise au… Read more →

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