Alsace is a historic and cultural region of France on the border with Germany. Having changed hands and identities a number of times, the unique history of the area is reflected in the regional food and drink. Here are some of the best specialties you must try if you’re heading to the Alsace region of France.
Gain the Confidence to Drive Anywhere With Tripiamo
Does the thought of driving in a foreign country feel daunting and stressful to you? While planning our travel to Scotland, Jonathan and I quickly realized that the best way for us to explore the country would be as a road trip adventure. So, we rented a car and put his name down on the rental agreement as the sole driver. No need for discussion on this point. There was absolutely no way this American was going to drive on the left side of the road in the UK, or so I thought…
Long-Distance Mother’s Day: Ideas for Celebrating
When you’re thousands of miles apart and you can’t be together, Mother’s Day might look a bit different than what you’re used to. If you’re in need of ideas, here are a few creative and unique ways you can make Mom feel special even when you are celebrating Mother’s Day long distance.
6 Things to Prepare Before Your Trip to Paris
You’re excited about your upcoming travel plans to Paris… You’ve bought your plane tickets, your Parisian accommodations have been booked, and you’ve ensured that your passport doesn’t expire for at least 3 months beyond your departure date. So, you’re ready to go, right?
Not so fast. You have a few more things to check off…
Disneyland Paris Guide & Tips
Are you considering a trip to Disneyland Paris? Here’s your guide for the magical visit, including tips for planning a great day trip and some frequently asked questions about the parks.
Navigating Paris During Strikes and Protests
Strikes and protests are an inevitable part of life in France and particularly in the capital. Knowing what to expect and how to navigate Paris when there is a demonstration is essential for your safety and your sanity. Here are the precautions to take in order to ensure a smooth visit to the city even when there is civil unrest.
2023 Tax Calendar for Americans Living in France
Mark your calendars! Here are this year’s key income tax filing dates, deadlines, and extensions for US citizens living in France.
15+ Signs You’re an American Expat Living in France
If you’re an American expat living in France, I bet you’ll relate to many of the perspectives on this list! And if you’re thinking about moving to France, read on to get an idea of what kinds of situations you might find yourself in when adapting to life in France as an American.
What It’s Like Going to the Gynecologist in France
Are you nervous about going to the gynecologist in France? I completely understand. I was anxious about it, too! (Particularly when I heard about the *no gown* situation 😬) Here’s everything you need to know about going to the French gynecologist, including my personal experience of getting my first well-woman exam in France, so that you have a better idea of what to expect for your first time!
French Income Taxes: 6 Things You Need to Know
Filing French taxes is not just a responsibility of French citizens and/or those working in France. It’s an obligation for those who simply live here as well! If France is your country of residence, here are a few quick tips and requirements you need to know about French income taxes.