Understand French Humor

Understand French Humor

The overachiever in me normally feels the need to take advantage of my hour on the elliptical bike to study and review my university courses. However, sometimes, when my brain really can’t take any more, when it just needs a rest and a good laugh, je décide...
The Most Exciting Paris Experience!

The Most Exciting Paris Experience!

Je suis rentrée à Paris le 2 janvier après avoir passé Noël dans le sud (at least compared to Paris!) de la France avec mes adorables toutous (do you know this word? It’s the French cute way of saying “chien”, like “doggy” for...
Mon Paris Romantique et Féministe

Mon Paris Romantique et Féministe

As chaos (strikes, gilets jaunes, black blocs) is looming on the Parisian horizon, I am peacefully writing my Thursday blog post for you, with the help of my beloved Chopin Nocturnes in the background…   Connaissez-vous la différence entre romantique (avec un...
Why I love French taxes & Paris finest Men

Why I love French taxes & Paris finest Men

You probably already know, France has a terrible reputation when it comes to taxes: les impôts! Yes all the terrible things you’ve heard about French taxes are true and we are officially le pays d’Europe où l’on paie le plus d’impôts…...
What French books to read this Summer

What French books to read this Summer

Students often ask me: “What French book do you recommend for an intermediate student eager to improve while learning about French culture?”   Romain Gary (you can hear his gorgeous voice at the bottom of this blog post) is one of the greatest French...
Lyon, the French City of Light

Lyon, the French City of Light

This week, you won’t see me on the video but I assure you, you won’t mind! The video I chose for you instead lasts 5 minutes and C’EST MAGIQUE! If you haven’t experienced it yet, it happens every year and lasts a few days around December...
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