When the French language makes you want to run and hide

Written by Diane. Posted in France, French language, on life in France

When the French language... (2)

One of my favorite topics on this blog is the French language. Or more specifically, sharing my trials and tribulations as a foreigner. The mistakes, the frustration, the accent and more. Even if you consider yourself fluent in French or pretty close to it, certain situations will still send shivers down your spine (or maybe it’s just me). Situations like what, you ask?

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River Cruising Part 3: Rouen & Honfleur

Written by Diane. Posted in France, on life in France, travel

normandy river cruise croisieurope

Normandy, oh Normandy. How nice it was to see you again! The last time I was in Normandy was about 4 years ago and it was great to be back! Last month, Tom and I were aboard the Seine Princess on a CroisiEurope river cruise from Paris to Honfleur and the last two days were my favorite. We made our way to Rouen and then finished up in photogenic Honfleur.

Here’s a closer look!

Things to know before you consider a move to France

Written by Diane. Posted in France, on life in France

Things to know before you move to

I often get emails from people who are considering a move to France and they run the gamut in terms of age, seriousness about the move, life situation and preparation. Some are young and carefree and want to start their career abroad, others are looking to retire, and some will be joining a partner and want to know more about my time in France. Whether they’re just toying with the idea or have been meticulously planning for years, many are sure they’re ready for anything life throws their way. Before you consider a move to France, you may want to read on…

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