How can you legally bring wine back from France? All you need is to have one bottle of red wine explode in your suitcase to never want to try to transport wine on a long-haul flight ever again. Here’s how to do it.
I used to consider myself an on-top-of-things kind of person. I was pretty confident with myself and my place in…
Do mosquitoes feast on you when the weather gets warm? If so, we’re in the same boat. Over the past couple…
From home decor to beauty products to jewelry and so much more, Etsy is your one-stop shop for handmade everything. Let me share some of my favorite France-themed Etsy shops.
OK, now that you know the neighbor situation, you’ll understand why I found this “good neighbor” policy so funny. You see, a family member was searching for an apartment to rent in South Florida and came across a very interesting link on one property management’s website. Not only would something like that never work in France, but it even left me scratching my head!
Do you know how the French write numbers? There are a few slight differences between the way Americans and the French write numbers. Let me show you.
This is me reflecting on 5 years in France. Truth be told, this post has been in my drafts folder for months. I kept starting it and then deleting what i’d written not sure what I should say or how I should say it.
Depending on how long you’ve been in France and who you socialize with, French people have probably asked you some strange questions. And a bunch of normal ones as well. Here are the top questions French people ask me.
Bon vendredi à toutes et à tous! How was your week? Let’s close out the week off with a little bit of fun. The lovely Paulie of PaulieLovesFood nominated me for The Sunshine Blogger Award, so un grand merci goes out to her!
If you ask me what my favorite store in France is, Picard would quickly come to mind. The frozen food giant is like nothing I’d ever experienced in the USA, and I make weekly visits (or as often as my little freezer will allow). Why is Picard in France so special?
I’m not an expert blogger by any means but I have been doing it for almost 5 years now and have learned a few things along the way. What blogging tools do I use all the time? I’m sharing my faves with you right here. New and seasoned bloggers, read on!
For those of us in relationships with someone from another country, meeting the family can be quite an experience. That goes double when your partner’s native language differs from your own. Here are some tips for when the foreign in-laws meet. Take a deep breath.
Starbucks are pretty similar when it comes to branding no matter where you are, but there are some marked differences between Starbucks in France versus the USA.
I want to introduce you to a service I recently heard of that makes getting from Point A to Point B with extra bags a whole heck of a lot easier. It’s called SendMyBag and I wish I’d heard of it years ago! Read on for my SendMyBag review!
Sometimes Mother Nature likes to tease us with glimpses of an early spring. This weekend was gorgeous, in the 50s out and sunny. We headed west to a Loire-Atlantique beach.
Here are 7 weird French pharmacy products that I’ve come across. But hey, they’re all in the name of beauty and health.
My post on things you can do in France that you can’t in the USA was a hit, so here’s the reverse: Things you can do in the USA that you can’t in France.
From silly mistakes and misunderstandings to general “good to know” posts for those of you coming to France, I delight in writing about French cultural differences. As I near my 5th year of blogging at Oui In France, I’m rounding up a big list of my favorite posts on French culture. Some are old and have gotten buried in the archives and some are more recent.
The variety of items and creativity of the artists on Etsy blow me away, so if you’re in need of a Valentine’s Day gift for someone special in your life, read on for my top Etsy picks for a France-inspired Valentine’s Day!
If you’re wondering how to open a French bank account as an American, you’ll want to read on. It’s not as difficult as you may think! Here’s my experience along with a few tips.