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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Parisian Terraces to try this Summer

“One never sees Paris for the first time; one always sees it again…” – Edmondo de Amicis Anyone who has visited Paris knows that the city has spectacular views from numerous locations. With summer finally on its way you have the opportunity to see these views from Paris’ beautiful terraces. To help you decide which […]

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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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