I recently posted about the problem with dog poop in France and am still completely baffled by the lack of common sense here when it comes to picking up your dog's poop. But I do have one theory as to why poop is left all over the streets and parks -- to give French people jobs. Jobs, you ask? One ... Read More about Dog poop in France revisited: It gives people jobs!
Here are our pics of the month for June. They were all taken on our vacation to Brittany, France. Enjoy! [widgetkit id=504] ... Read More about pics of the month: June
I used to work at a retirement home as a teenager and the elderly residents would always tell me how it felt like just yesterday that they were my age. I'd just smile and nod not really understanding what they meant. Now at 29, I feel like time really does fly. My perspective has shifted on how I ... Read More about French work culture: What Americans can learn from the French
Have you ever wanted to share some very special pictures with the world on a large scale? It was never a goal of ours to be featured in one of the world's top wedding magazines, but I'm happy to say that our wedding story appeared in the summer issue of Marie Claire Mariages, an international bridal ... Read More about Our wedding story featured in Marie Claire Mariages
McDonald’s. There. I said it. Like-minded fitness readers, hold on a second before you stop reading. What comes to mind when you think of everyone’s favorite fast food place? Calorie-laden meals packed full of preservatives that are only consumed by fat people, right? Maybe. In the U.S., McDonald’s ... Read More about Why McDonald’s in France is actually cool
If you move to France and aren't great at French, the French language will be one of the biggest hurdles you'll face -- especially if you live in an area where people don't know English. If your skills are a little rusty or non-existent, you'll go from frustrated, to lost, to confused, to homesick ... Read More about French language problems: What I do when I don’t understand and want to cry
French people love their dogs. No one will argue that. From big Great Danes to little Yorkies, the French bring their dogs everywhere including places like the pharmacy and the café for an afternoon coffee -- and I love it. What I don’t love is that the simple concept of picking up after your dog ... Read More about The problem with dog poop in France
When planning a vacation in Europe, one of the biggest expenses will be your accommodations. Whether you decide to stay in a hotel or rent an apartment, having somewhere to crash at night is a must. So how do you go about finding the best place to stay when on vacation? Read on! ... Read More about Europe travel tips: Paris accommodations and beyond