Fall is tied with spring for my favorite season- there’s something about these transitional periods where everything feels fresh, and their colors brighten up even the busiest of cities. Every time autumn rolls around, I find myself waiting impatiently to see when the leaves will change, and for the last Read More
Ahh, the Riviera. Getaway destination of the stars, the diversity of the region fortunately renders the French summer hotspot accessible to the rest of us as well. Most are familiar with Cannes, Nice, and Monaco, but the Riviera has so much more to offer than crowded beaches and piscine de rosé. Read More
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.