Wondering what life is like in France? Whether you are planning on living abroad or just dreaming about the French way of life, get ready to hear about our adventures in daily life, family life, and learning French. The mistakes expats make,  the cost of living, we uncover the truth about living in Paris.

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Illustration of Couple walking with baby near Notre Dame and the bouquinistes in Paris

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Ooh La La – Roundup # 4

The Literal Translation of Country Names - by The Lonely Planet Not necessarily to do with France, but I quite enjoyed this one. France was originally "The land of the Franks" which is alright I suppose. Our neighbors Spain, had…

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Why French Parents vacation without kids
Photo by Emile Guillemot ¹

Why French Parents vacation without kids

I was surprised to see that someone kept statistics on this, but it is nonetheless interesting: Over 50% of French parents (link in french) go on vacation without kids. Anecdotally, I knew this was common from my own circle of…

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Raising Bilingual Children | Meet a Brit in Paris
Maman: What do you want for dinner? Child (in French): I want Lunch.

Raising Bilingual Children | Meet a Brit in Paris

Editor's note: I love hearing other points of view so we're introducing a new series where we meet other expats, immigrants, and locals who are Living in France. If you would like to be featured, or know someone who does,…

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