The small town of Clisson in the Loire-Atlantique is one that comes to mind for me, and Tom, Dagny and I booked a hotel last Saturday night as home base while we explored the town.
If you’re visiting France or dining out at a fancy restaurant and want to get the name of the wine right, this post is for you So you can impress your friends, we’re cluing you in on how to pronounce French wines, with audio. There’s no need to embarrass yourself by botching the French wine pronunciation.
This is the France I love.
Bon lundi, mes amis. Thanks for joining me for another installment of Monday Mishmash.
Why does the internet bring out the worst in people?
Even if you consider yourself fluent in French or pretty close to it, certain situations will still send shivers down your spine (or maybe it’s just me). Situations like what, you ask? Here’s when the French language makes you want to run and hide.
Here’s part 3 of our Normandy river cruise with CroisiEurope. We made our way to Rouen and then finished up in photogenic Honfleur.
Thinking of moving abroad? You may want to read on for things to know before you move to France.
A place I visit weekly called Noz is a store that’s all about the deals on everything from food to housewares to wine and more.
Tom’s not working today so we took advantage of a local farmers’ market not far from where we live. Places like this make me happy.
We cruised from Paris to Honfleur aboard the CroisiEurope ship the Seine Princess. First stop on our Paris river cruise was Paris and Versailles, of course.
Tom and I recently spent a long weekend on a France river cruise going from Paris to Normandy aboard CroisiEurope’s MS Seine Princess. There’s something special about a Normandy France river cruise.
The other day, a special package arrived from L’Esprit Francais, a new gift box concept. If you’re a Paris lover, then listen up because this post is for you!
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.
Every time Tom and I head to Paris or the weekend despite how much we try to do it on the cheap, it still ends up costing a nice chunk of change. One area I try to do on the cheap no matter what? Hotels.
Read on for sites I use for getting a cheap Paris hotel!
I had a really, really hard time understanding spoken, spontaneous French outside the classroom. For anyone learning French, I’m here to tell you to forget all the grammar and writing exercises and listen up to what I have to say below. Comprehension needs to be your focus if you plan on spending any time in a French-speaking country.
My overall shopping habits in France have changed at the grocery store, while shopping online and even out and about at shops in town. What specifically has changed and why?
You can’t NOT think of wine when thinking about France and if you’re in a wine kind of mood, you’re…
Now it’s 2016 and I find myself living in a small town once again — just across the Atlantic ocean this time. How does it compare? And what can my adult self appreciate about small-town living?
Hello! I have a new video for you today to help with your French language learning journey. Learn French and listen for my tips on how to say the French u sound.