Do French people hug? Curious about hugging in France? I’m talking about all of that in this post about hugging in France and why it’s not a part of French culture in the same way as it is in the USA. Here’s the first thing to know: You do not greet French people with a hug. Ever. Here’s what you do instead of hugging!
If this isn’t an awkward expat story, I don’t know what is. It all went down at the pharmacy. I’ve written about why French pharmacies rule and even about the best products, but I’ve never written about such a hilariously awkward exchange. You see, on Wednesday, I was just picking up a very regular product that turned into one of those stories you’re not soon to forget.