Are you absolutely enamored with all things French? Or maybe a friend or family member is the Francophile in your life? From the romantic streets of Paris to the delectable cuisine, there's just something about the French way of life that captivates the heart and soul. If you're on the hunt for ... Read More about GIFT GUIDE: 25 France-inspired gifts for Francophiles
French culture is known for its elegance, delicious food, and rich history. However, some of the customs and habits that are commonplace in France may come across as rude or off-putting to Americans. These cultural differences can cause misunderstandings and even lead to conflict between the two ... Read More about 7 Normal French habits that would be rude in the U.S.
The world would be a boring place if we were all the same. Learning about cultural differences is fascinating and fun. But sometimes it can be confusing, especially when cultural differences come across as rude. I recently wrote an article on 13 things tourists do that get strange looks from ... Read More about 8 American habits that French people think are rude
Bonjour, my fellow snack enthusiasts! Are you ready to infuse your snack time with a dash of French flair? Say au revoir to mundane munching and bon appétit to an array of delectable French treats available at pretty much all French grocery stores. What's that, you say? You're not in France?? No ... Read More about 13 Best French snacks (and where to buy in the US)
I’ve lived in France since 2012 and I’ve had a lot of time over the years to reflect on the French way of life and how it differs from how we do things in the U.S. Usually here on the blog, I try to provide information and keep my opinions out of it for the most part, but not today. Some opinions ... Read More about 7 Things France does better than the U.S.
As a kid, did you have an Advent calendar each year leading up to Christmas Day? Did you have enough willpower to only open one flap per day? I remember getting a paper Advent calendar from my church that wasn't too fancy, but these days, there's no shortage when it comes to Christmas Advent ... Read More about Best 2023 French Advent calendars available online
Living in France since 2012 has taught me more than I could have ever imagined. I've learned tons about myself, my ability to adapt. I've learned a new language, how to thrive in a new culture and so much more. Those are pretty serious aspects of moving to a foreign country, but there are some ... Read More about British English words I learned after moving to France
Ahhhhh beautiful France, a place that's renowned for its rich history, delectable cuisine, and iconic landmarks. It's no secret that France is a top tourist destination that attracts millions of visitors each year. While it's easy to get swept up in the allure of French culture and lifestyle, ... Read More about What tourists in France should NOT spend money on
As someone who aspires to pack light but always ends up with way too much, having a quality carry-on for the overflow is a must -- not to mention it forces you to pack light on a shorter trip. Let me introduce you to my latest piece of luggage: The Carry-on Pro from Carl Friedrik. It's a beautiful ... Read More about Carl Friedrik Carry-on Pro luggage review: Is it worth it?
Bonjour, mes amis! If you've ever wondered how to write a date in French, you're in the right place. Whether you're planning a trip to a French-speaking country, learning the language, or looking to expand your cultural knowledge, understanding how to express dates in French is important. It's ... Read More about A simple guide on how to write dates in French