Today I have a special post for you! A link up, to be more specific. Phoebe of Lou Messugo has given me the reins for the August All About France link up and I’m hosting for her while she’s on vacation.
Now, after being the newbie myself as a foreigner in France, I’ve majorly changed how I act toward other newcomers I encounter in daily life. And going to a Pure Barre class in Florida last month made that clear to me.
Tom’s back and since it’s the Euro 2016, he’s talking about sports fans in the USA and France.
When you think of Americans and the French, who seems more relaxed overall? For me, it’s a tossup and here are 7 things the French are more relaxed about than Americans.
Customer service in France? The customer is almost always wrong. It’s often frustrating to get even minor issues resolved and French companies seem to have a different definition of “service” than American companies. So for me, France is NOT winning in the customer service department.
A recent YouTube video I watched the other day on Americans and exaggeration got me thinking… are Americans overly enthusiastic? Is that a bad thing? Is it something that makes us endearing?
But, and then of course there’s a but, a little quirk emerges that clearly crosses him over into French territory. What kind of French quirks am I talking about?
Everyone says that the USA is the land of opportunity… but not for everything! Here’s a list of things I can do in France that I can’t in the USA.
Ever browse the French dessert aisle? It’s my favorite section of the grocery store and here’s why!
Even though I’ve been here 4 years now, France yogurt culture is still all new and exciting and you have to try ’em all to find your favorite, right?
For the past 4 years or so, I thought I was doing a pretty OK job when it came to cheek kisses, but after a routine bise last night with someone at the gym, I was politely told my technique was off. Ouch.
I’m on the hunt for a lunch box in France after realizing they don’t really exist here.
Hi guys! One thing I learned from my reader survey is that almost 50 percent of respondents have only been…
Ever had a WTF moment? That’s Welcome To France. I am sharing one of mine and I’d love to hear yours!
These pesky French cheek kisses are the norm but as an outsider, sometimes you’ll just be confused… and rightfully so. They ARE confusing. Here’s a video explaining it all.
Yup, this post is going where you think it’s going. This is why people will look at you strangely if you use Vaseline in France regularly… and how I found out!
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The other day I was making cookies and as I looked around my kitchen, I realized I’ve never written about…
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At first glance, French and American cultures don’t seem that different. But the longer you live in France and the…