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What Happens When You’re Sick in France

I often pride myself on the fact that I can answer a lot of administrative questions about life in France. I know how to get a social security number, how to rent an apartment, how to pay taxes, how to open a bank account and even, how to get French nationality. However, this past week […]

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Pink Mamma – Big Mamma’s New Baby

After the success of East Mamma, Ober Mamma, Mamma Primi, Big Love Caffè and Popolare, Big Mamma has opened yet another incredible restaurant at Pigalle – Pink Mamma. And wow, they really have outdone themselves this time! An Instagrammer’s paradise, Pink Mamma consists of four different levels, each different and unique in their own way. As soon […]

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Modern Map Art – The Must Have Map for Chez Toi

When I first discovered Modern Map Art I just KNEW I had to have one for our new apartment. They are so contemporary and cool, making them the perfect addition to any apartment. And best of all, you have a large choice of cities to choose from! I, of course, chose Paris as the place […]

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A Day in Champagne!

When my parents came to Paris recently, I wanted to do something special with them to celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary. They’ve been to Paris so many times now, and although it’s never difficult to find new things to do, I was still looking for something out of the ordinary. After a few weeks of unsuccessful searching, […]

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Rent a Boat on the Canal and be a Sailor this Summer!

Before I lived by the canal this past year, I never even KNEW that you could rent a boat out, let alone rent one without having a licence! Thanks to Marin d’Eau Douce you can rent a boat and drive up and down the canal! I recently did this with a group of friends thanks […]

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How to: Rent an Apartment in Paris (without losing your mind)

WE DID IT! WE ACTUALLY FOUND AN APARTMENT! I almost couldn’t believe it when I put my pen to paper and signed for our new apartment, it was such a relief! This was my first time really looking for an apartment and trust me, finding a flat in or around Paris isn’t easy. You need […]

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The French You Don’t Learn at School – Part Four

As most of you know, I’ve been living in France for a while so I’ve had a lot of time to try and perfect my French. The one thing that’s difficult however, is that no matter how many words I learn there are still new words that I don’t know. These words aren’t necessarily in the French dictionary […]

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Lost In Frenchlation – The Ultimate Cinema Experience!

Although Lost in Frenchlation sounds like the title of my first 3 years in Paris, it’s actually something much more interesting! So what is Lost in Frenchlation? “The concept was born out of the frustration experienced by Lost in Frenchlation’s Co-Founders, Matt and Manon, when they couldn’t go to the cinema together due to Matt’s lack […]

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A Weekend in the Beautiful City of Venice!

Oh Venice. How beautiful you were! So magical, so unique, so bellissimo.  My Frenchman and I just got back from a wonderful 5-day stay in Venice where we celebrated my 28th birthday. I’ve wanted to go to Italy for as long as I can remember and starting off with Venice was definitely not something to complain […]

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Food Glorious Food Tour

A couple of weeks ago on a beautiful, sunny Sunday morning I had the chance to do a food tour with Discover Walks and their wonderful guide Marie. As most people know, us bloggers LOVE to talk about, write about and photograph food, so it was the perfect tour for us to take! The tour […]

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