Bonjour, tout le monde! Every now and again, I put out a call for guest posts from fellow bloggers who are part of the Oui In France community and now is that time. I have a guest post coming to you today from Alex of French in Plain Sight and everything he says is SO TRUE. I echo everything he says ... Read More about Why living in France won’t automatically make you fluent in French
Bonjour, tout le monde! I have a guest post for you today coming from Catherine, an English woman I've known for a couple of years now who originally came to work in France for a summer in 2015 and ended up staying a little longer than planned! She met her husband in France and six years later it ... Read More about 5 Tips for being vegetarian in France & what it’s taught me about French culture
Moving abroad to France was one of the best decisions I've ever made. Although moving to another country is rewarding in so many ways, I'm the first to admit it hasn't been easy. Anyone who tells you life abroad is exciting and glamorous all the time is not living in reality and is either lying or ... Read More about Moving to another country and having doubts? You’re normal
Last week, new restrictions were announced in France which include being locked down to a 10 kilometer (6-mile) radius nationwide for the near future. Restaurants will remain closed and the 7pm curfew will stay in place as well. Last weekend before all of this was put into effect, Tom, Dagny, and I ... Read More about A weekend in Pornic in the Loire-Atlantique
Woohoo, you're moving to France! Now it's time to pack and your head is spinning... so much to bring... suitcases seem so small. Ahhh, I feel you. That was me back in the day. It's easy to find packing lists online all about what to pack when moving to France, but what about all the things you do ... Read More about 9 Things NOT to pack when moving to France
I can't believe it's been a year since the pandemic hit. A year since our lives collectively changed. It feels like a weird combo of time standing still, on one hand, yet passing so quickly in the blink of an eye, on the other. All of the restrictions feel strangely normal at this point, but nothing ... Read More about It’s been a year
Bonjour, mes amis! I've had my head down working on my recent YouTube video which takes you behind the scenes at an AMAZING French pharmacy. It is the video I've been the most excited to release since the pandemic started and maybe the video I'm the most proud of on my entire channel. I hope you'll ... Read More about Behind the scenes at a French pharmacy (VIDEO)
Over the years, I've read blog posts from people living in Parisian apartments recounting their trials and tribulations of French plumbing. From horror stories involving leaks from upstairs neighbors to burst pipes after hours, every time I'd hear about a plumbing emergency, my heart would go out to ... Read More about Adventures in French plumbing
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day! It's been drilled into our heads ever since we were kids, right? Breakfast happens to be my favorite meal of the day and always has been. Ever since I was young, my family made sure breakfast was never an oversight, and I have fond memories of my dad ... Read More about What do French people eat for breakfast?
January 2020 was the last time I was in Paris. While there, we made a point of stopping by the Galeries Lafayette Paris Haussmann store because the annual winter sales were in full swing and we figured it was worth a trip. It was, but not because of the sales. The rooftop view stole the show! This ... Read More about Galeries Lafayette rooftop: Best view in Paris?