Posts Tagged ‘french people’

Questions French people ask me… all the time!

Written by Diane. Posted in on life in France

Questions French people ask me (1)

Depending on how long you’ve been in France and who you socialize with, French people have probably asked you some strange questions. And a bunch of normal ones as well. Over and over. It comes with the territory! Keep in mind that French social norms tend to be less invasive and less small-talky than American ones, but still, questions abound! I love giving people a peek into who I am and what brought me to France, so let’s go!

Read on!

5 Endearing habits of French people that you can’t help but love

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

french habits i love

This might come as a surprise to those who know me well, but the version of Diane who now lives in France does a lot more observing than actual talking. I like to watch those around me, see how they act and speak and then do my best to adapt to the French way of life. Over the past couple of years, I’ve picked up on some French personality traits and habits that I find quite endearing.

Here they are…

Myth of the month: The French are rude!

Written by Diane. Posted in France myth of the month, on life in France

French are rude

Welcome to July’s myth of the month!

Everyone has heard the stereotype that the French are rude. Snobby. Too proud. Critical. Yeah, all that. Maybe you’ve even experienced it for yourself. But is this myth of the month baseless or not? I’m taking a look at this one a bit closer after the jump.

Are the French rude? Read on!

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