France

Vintage Car Ralley

If you have been following my blog for a decent amount of time, you then know that my favorite car is the 2CV! And there is a car service company in Paris that has pulled on my cute-little-car-lover’s heart strings : 4 roues sous 1 parapluie. I even used them for my wedding! Well they sent me a press release… Read more →

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 →

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