Bonjour and Bienvenue! Want to hop on a plane and travel to France? Why not join me and indulge in a bit of “armchair travel.” As a writer and artist based in Paris, I try to dive beyond the surface, past the elegant historic monuments, and into what it is really like to live in France.
The daily life, the ups and downs, and the everyday moments, let’s go on a little jaunt, shall we? Bon voyage!
Living in France
25 Best French Nursery Rhymes (with bilingual lyrics & audio)
How to cut French cheeses
Dating in France: 20 Tips and Relationship guide
55 Famous French songs that defined pop culture
16 Tips for planning a Château Wedding in France
The New French Nursery Decor: 14 Chic Furniture Ideas
42 Best Souvenirs from France
One of the most visited countries in the world, France offers a multitude of beautiful cities, coastlines, and culinary delights. You can spend days wandering around Paris or wandering around the French countryside. And one of the things you will want to do is to pick up a few French souvenirs from your big trip!
Boursin pasta with roasted tomatoes
What is Boursin cheese?: 6 Fun Facts
What is Brie cheese?: 12 Fun Facts
What is Camembert cheese? 10 fun facts
Eggs Mimosa (French-style Deviled eggs)
Boursin hasselback potatoes
Living in Paris: the Good, the Bad, the Ugly
It is called the Paris Syndrome: the severe culture shock that tourists experience upon realizing that the Paris of one’s dreams is not the reality. And that is for visitors, imagine if they lived here!
I don’t intend to dash all your dreams but the reality of living in Paris is that it is not all it is cracked up to be. After being in Paris for over 10 years, I have to bemusedly point out a few pros and cons…
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