Did you get a jury duty summons while outside of the United States? The first time I was ever called in for jury duty was after I had moved abroad to France. Here’s what to do when you’ve been summoned for jury duty as an American living or traveling abroad.
Tips for Watching the Tour de France in Paris
The Tour de France is an annual men’s cycling race. Every year the route changes, but the final stage of the race ends in Paris, France. If you’re visiting the capital at this time of year, it’s a thrilling summer event you won’t want to miss. Bonus—it’s completely free to watch the Tour de France in person!
7 Essential Phone Apps for Your Trip to Paris
These essential phone apps will help you navigate Paris during your upcoming trip so that you can get the most out of your time here in the city. Ensure that you stay connected throughout your travel and download these mobile apps before you arrive in France!
Summer 2022 Events to Add to Your Paris Itinerary
There are always tons of fun events and performances in the city for locals and tourists alike, and I’ve put together a round-up of the best ones. You’ll definitely want to mark down these fun activities so that you stay up to date on what’s happening in the French capital this summer
What Do Bloggers Do All Day?
Ever wondered what the heck a blogger does all day? (Yea, my mom does, too 😅) There’s a lot that goes on behind the scenes of a blog. Truthfully, bloggers wear many hats as they balance all of the moving parts. While the job of a blogger can vary depending on their blog’s niche as well as their personal monetization strategy, most of us have many tasks in common. Read on to find out what running a blog entails and what a professional blogger does all day.
What Do French People Typically Eat for Breakfast?
Considering France is well-known for its gastronomy, it may come as a surprise to you that French people typically eat a very simple meal for breakfast. Usually more sweet than savory, le petit déjeuner, as the French say, is not a very big or important meal in France. In fact, many French people don’t eat breakfast at all, waiting until lunch to eat. Read on to find out what the usual French breakfast consists of.
5 Ways to Improve Your French Speaking Skills
When learning a new language, speaking is often cited as the skill that is the most difficult to improve. If you’re studying French, here are some ideas and methods for how you can get better at speaking French and consequently, feel more confident in your abilities.
Unpopular Opinions: Paris Travel Edition
Traveling to Paris, France? I have some thoughts about what you should do on your upcoming trip to Paris, and my advice might ruffle some feathers. I know some of you will disagree with me, but I hope you’ll hear me out. My honest, unpopular opinions regarding the City of Light might even get you to change a couple things on your itinerary!
Gifts to Bring to French People From the USA
Wondering what to bring as a gift to French people from the United States of America? Here are some ideas of American products and foods that you can pack in your suitcase on your flight to France. These would be great as gifts if you are visiting French friends or if you have French family members.
Why You (Still) Can’t Speak French and What to Do About It
Have you been studying French for a while but you struggle to speak the language? Whether you’ve been taking classes or studying on your own, it can be incredibly frustrating to put in the effort and not see the results that you are hoping for. If you still can’t speak French even after years of study, you’re not alone and it’s not too late to do something about it. Here are some things that are holding you back from your goal of French fluency.