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How to get invited to Paris Fashion Week!

Thanks to the wonderful Melissa (Melissa in Paris), I recently got the chance to go to a Paris Fashion Week Party for Fashion magazine Wheretoget. The party reminded me of just how much I love and enjoy the PFW scene (and no, not just because of the free Moët!) In the summer of 2015 I actually got the […]

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The Sunshine Blogger Award

I was recently nominated for the Sunshine Blogger award by fellow blogger Paulie from Paulie Loves Food (read Paulie’s nomination post here). Thank you Paulie for this wonderful award and here are my responses to your questions: 1. What do you like most about blogging? Blogging makes me incredibly happy and is such a big part of my life that […]

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Get Your Geek on in Paris!

If you’re looking for a way to enjoy the Geeky side of Paris, look no further, Lodgis gives you their best tips in this fun and interesting article! A taste of Geek Culture in Paris Being a geek in Paris is a way of life, a concept that everyone gets a taste of on a […]

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Funny and Frustrating Things About Being Bilingual

You start to forget words in your own language One of the weirdest things that has happened to me over the past seven years is that I’ve started to forget simple words in my own native language – English. In general, the words I forget are words that even in England, I wouldn’t use very […]

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Our Frenchie Valentines!

This year, for Valentine’s day, I wanted to do something a little bit different on the blog to celebrate l’amour in the city of lights. After a bit of brainstorming, I decided that I wanted to interview some of my fellow expats about their French partners. The results are sweet, funny and really give an insight into what it’s like to be in a multilingual relationship!

Let’s start with Emily from The Glittering Unknown! 

Your names: Emily and Didier
Where you met: In front of the Coolin, a now-closed bar in the Marche Saint Germain
Dealing with bilingual madness: Since March 2015

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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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