Tag: life in Paris

10 Things in France that are Weird for a British Expat

It’s been nearly 8 years now since I became an expat and although I would say I’ve almost entirely adjusted to France’s culture, there are things that never cease to surprise me! As I’m British, this post will mostly focus on things that us Brits struggle to understand when we move across the pond. 1. […]

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Cour des Petites Ecuries – Paris’ Best Kept Secret

This adorable little courtyard is, and has been since I discovered it, one of my favourite secret spots in Paris. I lived in Paris for almost 5 years before I finally found this little piece of heaven nestled in the heart of the buzzing 10th arrondissement. Special thanks to my wonderful friend Kath who took me […]

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Cosy Cafes for 2016

Ob-La-Di: €€ € I recently discovered this adorable little cafe with my good friend Jayne. Named after the famous Beatles song, it’s the perfect place to go with friends. We went for breakfast on a gloomy Wednesday morning and had the most delicious food ever. I had the honey berry yoghurt and muesli and Jayne had the avocado […]

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Eggs and Coco Chanel

This week’s guest blogger is Lindsey Bunn, an Expat eating her way around Paris! Having been in a highly regulated industry for over 10 years, Lindsey is enjoying the freedom and creativity to write about her experience as an expat in Paris.  Her particular interests are food, eating and restaurants, and also her two children, […]

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15 Things I’ve Learned This Year

This week’s first guest writer is Ellen Deninger! Ellen is a student from Boston, Massachusetts currently living in Paris for an internship. She loves blogging about her travels abroad to give her family and friends a glimpse of what her life is like in Europe. Ellen’s most recent blog will make you laugh out loud, […]

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

A few months ago I wrote a post about the French you don’t learn at school, intended to make my friends laugh and hopefully teach them some typical Parisian phrases at the same time. We learn a lot of expressions at school that the Parisians don’t really use anymore and I wanted to shed some light […]

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