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The French you Don’t Learn at School – Part 3

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A Weekend in…Arras!

It’s time for my monthly travel blog and this week I’d like to tell you about the beautiful town of Arras in the North of France. A few months ago my frog prince and I headed to the town of Arras for the weekend. We wanted to make the most of the long weekend in […]

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My New Year’s Resolutions

2016 was a rough year for the world and I think most of us breathed a huge sigh of relief when it was finally over! For me, personally, 2016 was a year of self-discovery. I found out more about who I am and what I want from life and although it was definitely a year […]

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How to: Get Translation Help in Paris

I recently noticed that one of the most popular questions on the Expatriates in Paris Facebook group is: “Where can I find a reasonably priced certified translator?” As anyone who lives here knows, the French administrative services are obsessed with red tape so getting things done in France is a lot more complicated than in other […]

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24 Hours in Paris

Having been living as a Parisienne for over 6 years now, I often get asked if the city is worth visiting. My response? YES, absolutely. You must come. You need to come. How soon can you fly over? Did you hear Air France was having a sale??? Bottom line is, I love Paris and come rain […]

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Je T’Aime…Maybe? – An Interview with the Fabulous Lily Heise

Lily Heise is a Canadian writer and romance expert based in Paris. When she’s not getting into romantic mischief, she writes on dating, travel and culture. In addition to her books and website (Je T’Aime, Me Neither) her writing or commentary has been featured in the Huffington Post, Conde Nast Traveler, Business Insider, Refinery29, The […]

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Exploring Magical Montmartre with Paris City Vision

Last month in my beautiful city I got the chance to become a tourist again and explore a quartier que j’adore with Paris City Vision. On the morning of Saturday the 22nd of October I set off to meet Anna, my friend and fellow blogger at the metro station Anvers, which is located at the foot of […]

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Dining in Style with BonAppetour

Imagine having the opportunity to eat in an apartment that is too beautiful for words to do it justice, with a host that not only cooks the finest French cuisine but also welcomes you into their home with open arms. Sounds like something out of a food lover’s fairy-tale, right? Well, thanks to BonAppetour it doesn’t have […]

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Le Food Market

Recently back after the Summer break, Le Food Market is the latest thing Parisians and Expats are going nuts over. The hip, cool event is a night market with 20 different stands offering a variety of meals and desserts. Best of all, the maximum price of anything on the market is 10 euros so it’s […]

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Oh la la, Lavomatic!

“Oh la la!” were the exact words my copine française used when I took her to Lavomatic for the first time. But wait, before you think my friends and I have some strange obsession with doing our laundry, let me explain… Lavomatic is one of Paris’ unique speakeasy bars that’s location is entirely hidden. From the outside […]

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