As an expat in France (and I suppose officially a long-term expat now, as weird as that feels to say), I get a lot of questions and hear a lot of misconceptions about visas for France, especially about renewals. Though there are a lot of great resources individually for each Read More
You may have seen on my social media accounts that I recently changed my status in France, one that now allows me to work full time and will make my stay here much more stable. The new visa I’m on is called a vie privée et familiale, which translates to Read More
Ça y est, nous sommes pacsés ! The road to this has been long and tough, but we have finally joined the ranks of the PACSed. Most of the other people in our lives think this is a much bigger deal than we consider it to be, either because they’re Read More
Once upon a time, in a city that could be considered magical, in front of a bar just like any other, a boy turned to a girl and said, “You’re speaking English, are you American?” And that’s how the story of us began.
Winter seems like it’s lasted forever this year, and with the strange amount of snow flurries we’ve been having here in Paris over the last few days (seriously weather? It’s March) I’ve been daydreaming a lot about warmer weather and escapes from the city. One of my favorite countryside adventures Read More
All friends have been accounted for. All family members directly or indirectly alerted that we’re okay. All posts on various social media channels shared in a timely manner. There’s not much left to do. “Babes, you’re right in the middle of it!” a friend messaged me last night. D’s gym Read More