Have you checked out the euro/USD exchange rate lately? The euro is tanking and as I'm writing this on July 7, 2022, 1 euro = USD 1.02. No, that's not a typo for $1.20. It's $1.02. Really. It might even reach parity with the USD. This has been a long time coming. The fall of the euro seems to be ... Read More about Euro is tanking: How Americans can take advantage when the euro is down
When you think of France, what first comes to mind? Maybe delicious cheese and wine, amazing bread, perfume, and fashion galore? France is the go-to destination for world-class gastronomy, luxury fashion, and all things fancy. Yes, while it’s true that on a vacation to France you can experience the ... Read More about 7 Secret Paris on a budget tips to save money on your France vacation
Oooooh la la, Paris! Land of romance, the Eiffel Tower, and all things fancy. You've decided on the City of Love for your next trip, bought your flights, and now you need a place to stay. Plum Guide is my go-to site for vacation apartment rentals, so here I'm sharing my top Plum Guide Paris property ... Read More about My favorite Plum Guide Paris properties for your next trip
Breakfast lovers, are you out there? I recently wrote a post about what the French eat for breakfast so if that was of interest, it probably means you'll love this post too. Fellow cereal lovers in North America, I want to introduce you to the best cereal ever. It's called Magic Spoon cereal and is ... Read More about MUST-READ Magic Spoon cereal review: Is it worth it?
Wowwwww, and just like that, 10 years in the books. This month marks my blog's 10th birthday and I can't believe ten years have passed. Have I really been at it that long and living in France for a decade now?!? Just wow. I started Oui In France a few months after moving to France at the very end of ... Read More about What 10 years of blogging has taught me about life
You've officially decided you want to visit France on your next vacation but you're not sure when you should go. Well, I'm here to help. "What's the best time to visit France?" is a question I get frequently, so in this post, I'm going to break it down. We'll go over some questions to ask yourself ... Read More about THIS is the best time to go to Paris & the rest of France
Since I'm from the U.S., I can tell you exactly what "things" Americans typically like. Some of the stereotypes about us -- that we may or may not agree with -- say we like big cars and houses, good customer service, free refills, ice in our drinks, fast food, a positive attitude, all things ... Read More about 9 Things French people love that I’ve come to love too
It's time for my Plum Guide review! Tom, my in-laws, and I just got home from spending a relaxing week down in French Basque Country. It was our first time there and we rented an apartment on Plum Guide just a short walk from the beach in Saint-Jean-de-Luz. If you've never heard of Plum Guide, think ... Read More about Plum Guide review: Why this Airbnb alternative is worth a look
If you're like me, getting quality sleep is really important to you. I've always been an early riser, love taking naps, and getting eight hours of sleep per night is a must. I don't think I ever pulled an all-nighter in college and I'd rather wake up at 6 a.m. than go to bed after midnight. Part of ... Read More about La Chambre Paris: French sheets you didn’t know you needed!
A few years ago, I wrote a post about 17 things you can do in France but not the USA and the reverse post titled 22 things you can do in the USA but not France. They were a lot of fun so today, I’m back with another eight things you can do in the USA but not in France. Let’s get right into ... Read More about 8 MORE things you can do in the USA but NOT France