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.
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
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
Oooh baby, you know that when I find something good, you can count on me to share it with you. Today is one of those days! While doing some online window shopping recently, I came across the stunning and popular Lindy Knit Top from Reformation and was intrigued. I loved the silhouette and ... Read More about Reformation Lindy top review: Read this BEFORE YOU BUY
As someone who has called France home since 2012, I've had loads of time over the years to reflect on my life here and the life I left behind in the U.S. I've shared many of those reflections here on the blog, but something I haven't touched on is what I miss the most from the U.S. after a decade of ... Read More about 11 Things I miss the most from the U.S. after a decade in France
There's nothing that sends more shivers up French learners' spines than dealing with French phone numbers. When I first moved to France, nothing sent me into a panic like having to write down a French phone number. It was 10 times worse when I was on the phone and not face to face. Not only can ... Read More about No more mistakes! Your complete guide to understanding French phone numbers