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.
10+ Things You Can Do in the United States That You Can’t Do in France
Have you ever wondered what things you can do in the United States of America that you can’t do in France? As an American living in France, this list is based on my personal experience along with observations that my French husband has made.
5 Things ‘Emily in Paris’ Got Wrong in Season 2
Oh, boy! Another season of Emily in Paris. Take it or leave it, Emily in Paris is a massive success, despite being loaded with stereotypes. I’m sure you saw through many of them, but I can’t let this show get away with some of the blatant inaccuracies it presented. Let’s take a look at what Emily in Paris got wrong in Season 2.
Best Spots for Thanksgiving Dinner in Paris 2022
Here is a list of the best places to get your traditional Thanksgiving dinner and/or dessert in Paris in 2022. Being away from family and friends over the holidays can be challenging but these restaurants and caterers are ready to lift your spirits with good food, drinks, and vibes.
French Grocery Stores vs. American Grocery Stores
As an American grocery shopping in France, there were definitely some things that initially surprised me. Here’s what you can expect at the grocery store in France as well as a few handy tips to make your experience better.
Things I Bring Back to France From the United States
I’m sharing my personal list of things that I bring back to France from the United States of America. Every time I’m back in the States, I reference this list so that I can stock up on my favorite food products, ingredients for cooking and baking, personal hygiene items, and pharmaceuticals. This list started out as a note in my phone and here it is now, in all its glory!
Emily in Paris: A Successful Disappointment
This Netflix series follows Emily, an ambitious young American woman from Chicago with a questionable sense of fashion, as she moves to Paris thanks to an unexpected job opportunity. It’s her first time in Europe, and I couldn’t help but feel excited for her wide-eyed initial encounter with the City of Light. Later on, as an American living in Paris myself, I couldn’t help but feel irritated by her overall ignorance and naïveté.
5 Things Nobody Tells You About Multicultural Relationships
I think we can all agree—relationships are complicated. There are a lot of possible points of contention that could either bring you closer together or drive you apart. When you’re in a relationship with someone outside of your own culture, the divide between these topics can be augmented as a result of our unique cultural lenses.
Voting Abroad as an American
As an American, exercising the right to vote is incredibly important. American citizens can vote no matter where they are in the world, and in some cases, even if they were born abroad and have never lived in the United States.
Why I’m Proud to Be Américaine in France
We often hear that traveling and living abroad opens our eyes to other cultures, but, just as importantly, it forces us to take a look at our own culture. When you’re abroad and you start interacting with people and watching the news, you get a good glimpse of how your country is portrayed and viewed from the outside looking in.